The Ross-Blakley Law Library located within the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University seeks an energetic and creative librarian with a strong service orientation to join our team as a Reference and Electronic Resources Librarian. Among other duties, this librarian will provide research support and reference services to the faculty and students at the College of Law and participate in the library’s instructional services. This individual will also manage the library’s legal research databases, including negotiating licenses, troubleshooting, and training. Position closes 01-April-2019 at 3PM Arizona Time. To apply, go to https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494#jobDetails=3758629_5494
The successful candidate will be responsible for and have duties in the following areas: • Provide reference services to assist library patrons (students, attorneys, and members of the public) in-person, via the telephone, and through email. • Provide in-person research instruction, orientations, and library tours to College of Law students. • Meet one-on-one with law students to provide instruction on legal research. • Work on research projects for College of Law faculty and administration. • Manage and negotiate licenses with legal research database vendors. • Work with vendors and other relevant parties to resolve access and other issues with the library’s online legal research products. • Physical presence at the workplace or the college is an essential function or requirement of this job • Perform other duties as assigned to support the goals of the department and/or the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
An M.L.S. from an ALA accredited institution. We will accept applications from candidates being granted M.L.S. by time of appointment/hire • Experience providing reference services in a law library • Experience working in an academic law library • Demonstrated legal research experience • Experience managing electronic resources including license negotiation and access management • Demonstrated knowledge of technology applications for academic law libraries • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Internal Number: 50270BR
About Arizona State University
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is one of the country’s preeminent law schools. Ranked No. 27 nationally by U.S. News & World Report, ASU Law is a leading provider of comprehensive and personalized legal education. The law school ranks Top 20 in the nation for job placement and No. 1 in the state for student outcomes. Located in a new, state-of-the-art building in downtown Phoenix, ASU Law is steps away from the legal, political, and economic heart of Arizona. For more information, visit law.asu.edu.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champion...s intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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