Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Library and Information Services, the Evening/Weekend Reference Librarian participates as a member of the Public Services Department team of professional librarians. Reference Librarian duties include but are not limited to: 1. Provides extensive general reference and research assistance to law students and faculty 2. Develops and teaches online and traditional legal research instructional programs 3. Authors research guides for the library’s web site 4. Active participation in building the library’s print and online collections through participation in acquisitions meetings 5. Participation in the development, implementation and evaluation of reference and public services policies, procedures and publications 6. In addition, provides general reference, backup to the circulation department on as necessary and other duties as assigned.
This position is located at the Elon University School of Law.
Applicants must use the Elon University online application system. This position is listed at: https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/5185
Substantial knowledge of both traditional and online legal research systems [such as Westlaw, LexisNexis and web based legal and legally related information] is required. Work experience in a law library. Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team in a student oriented environment is vital. Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing. Strong service orientation, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Evening, weekend and holiday hours are expected.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 20121263
About Elon University School of Law
Elon University School of Law is building a national reputation for excellence in engaged learning and leadership education. The law school's unique Preceptor Program gives students practical experiences in the legal profession immediately upon entrance into law school.
In 2014, Elon Law announced a groundbreaking new model for legal education, building on the school's nationally recognized programs and developed following a two-year strategic planning process. The school’s new curriculum provides the breadth of knowledge, skills and professional competencies needed for graduates to excel as 21st century lawyers. Developed to achieve exceptional student outcomes, Elon Law’s JD degree program features highly personalized career development; an integrated sequence of courses and legal practice experiences that engage students intensively in knowledge and skills development; an emphasis on legal writing, oral advocacy and broader professional competencies not traditionally taught in law schools; experiential learning opportunities throughout the curriculum; and a 90-credit, seven-trimester model that enables students to spend more time in the classroom than previously, while compl...eting their course of study in less time than the traditional law school curriculum. Elon Law’s new approach is anchored in the school’s substantive law courses and distinctive skills development programs, taught by faculty members known for innovative teaching, influential scholarship, contributions to clients while in practice and enduring commitment to the educational and professional success of students. Building on this foundation, the new curriculum adds significant innovations.