Position Available: Reference & Research Services Librarian, University of Richmond School of Law

The William Taylor Muse Law Library at the University of Richmond seeks a Reference and Research Services Librarian. A brief description of the position appears below.

Reference and Research Services Librarian
William Taylor Muse Law Library
University of Richmond School of Law

Responsibilities: This full-time position will provide reference and research services and instruction for faculty, students and other library users (including one evening per week and a weekend rotation with other librarians); teach Legal Research in the School’s first-year Lawyering Skills program; monitor availability of law-related electronic resources and recommend titles for purchase; prepare and update library research guides, pathfinders and other research tools; and edit library’s newsletter and User’s Guide. Librarians work twelve months per year and hold a non-tenure-track appointment, which carries University faculty status. Librarians participate in Law School faculty meetings and committees.

Required: Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from ALA-accredited institution; J.D. from ABA-accredited law school or equivalent.

Preferred: Demonstrated teaching ability and law library experience.

Salary and Benefits: The University of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and salary and benefits are competitive. (For more information about benefits, see http://hr.richmond.edu.)

UR Law Library: The Law Library has seven law librarians and a total technology/library staff of 17. The collection consists of approximately 400,000 volumes. The library serves approximately 460 students and 30 faculty members and is responsible for technology and media services at the Law School as well. Visit the Law School website at http://law.richmond.edu and select “Library and Technology” for additional information.

To Apply: The deadline for applications is August 31, 2009. To view position description and to apply, visit https://www.urjobs.org. Applications must be submitted online. The University of Richmond values diversity in its faculty, staff and student body.

For information about specific job responsibilities, telephone or email Suzanne B. Corriell, Head of Reference and Research Services, at 804-289-8217 or scorriel@richmond.edu.

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