The Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas School of Law invites applications for a Reference Librarian position.
Members of Tarlton's reference staff engage in a wide variety of activities that support the research and instructional activities of the Law School's faculty and students. Tarlton's librarians provide reference services to the law school, the larger University of Texas community and the general public. Librarians work closely with faculty members and student journals through Tarlton's liaison program, providing in-depth research support, bibliographic assistance and instructional programs. Reference librarians are typically expected to teach for-credit advanced legal research courses in the law school, in addition to providing library-sponsored presentations and tours. Tarlton's librarians are encouraged to participate in continuing professional development activities and professional scholarship. The schedule for this position is Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00am - 6:00pm, with one late shift (11am - 8pm) per week during the academic year.
A master's degree in Library or Information Science (MLS or equivalent degree) from an accredited program and a JD from an ABA-accredited law school are required; degrees must be completed by start date of employment. Knowledge of legal research techniques, sources, and formats is required. Applicants must have a strong service orientation, be interested in innovation, and be able to contribute to continuous efforts to improve the delivery of legal information. Applicants should be able to contribute positively to an active department that serves diverse communities in many different ways. Applicants must have a professional demeanor, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Teaching experience and one to three years of professional experience in an academic law library is preferred.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and the names and full contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted via the University of Texas' Human Resources website at: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/170712010080. Inquiries should be directed to Matt Steinke, Associate Director of Public Services at email@example.com.
About Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas School of Law
The Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas School of Law is recognized worldwide for its innovative programs and services and for its distinguished resource collections. Tarlton occupies a newly remodeled facility that features the outstanding Hyder Art Collection. More information about the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas School of Law can be found at https://www.utexas.edu/about/overview and https://law.utexas.edu/about/.