Maloney Law Library, Fordham University School of Law
February 9, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Academic/Law School, Legal Education
MLS/MLIS & JD
The Maloney Law Library at Fordham School of Law, located at Lincoln Center in New York City, seeks creative and technologically innovative applicants for a full-time Faculty Services Librarian position. The Faculty Services Librarian will join a dynamic library staff that provides the highest level of service and support to world-class faculty and students.
Under supervision of the Head of Reference, coordinate faculty research in the law library;
Establish policies and procedures to create, and subsequently administer, a Research Assistant Pool, staffed by one-to-two part time student employees;
Serve as library liaison to the Dean of Research;
Administer the faculty current awareness program;
Work with faculty to encourage visibility in institutional repository and SSRN postings, as well as other author profile-enhancing services;
Manage faculty access to Westlaw/Lexis/Bloomberg Law;
Work closely with all library departments to ensure faculty needs are being met;
Provide general reference assistance to law students, faculty and administrators at the reference desk;
Participate in collection development activities as a member of the Acquisitions Committee;
Teach, as an adjunct professor, in the legal research instruction program for second and third year students; and
Other duties as required.
M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A, accredited library school is required;
J.D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school or equivalent non-U.S. law degree is required;
1-3 years’ experience in an academic/law library is preferred;
Proficiency in various types of current technology, as well as interest in new and emerging library applications, legal research platforms and other relevant technologies is preferred;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Effective analytical and organization skills; and
Ability to work evening, weekend and holiday hours.
For the full job posting please go to: https://www.web.fordham.edu/downloads/file/10017/faculty_services_librarian_a06594_2818pdf
To apply candidates should submit a cover letter and current resume to Todd Melnick, Director and Clinical Associate Professor of Law.
Internal Number: A06495
About Maloney Law Library, Fordham University School of Law
Fordham Law School has provided a complete education in the law for more than a century. While the legal profession has changed during that time, the core mission of a Fordham Law education has not. We value academic excellence, the pursuit of justice, and the ethical practice of the lawyer’s craft. We impart the warmth of community within the School and wherever Fordham Law alumni are found around the globe. Fordham lawyers are dedicated to the highest standards of the legal profession and using the law “in the service of others.”