North Carolina Central University School of Law Library
August 1, 2018
Durham, North Carolina
Full Time - Entry Level
Academic/Law School, Legal Education
MLS/MLIS & JD
The North Carolina Central University School of Law Library is searching for candidates for the position of Digital Services Librarian. The Digital Services Librarian reports directly to the Senior Reference Librarian.
The Digital Services Librarian will create and maintain research guides, instructional videos, and other research resources; develop tools for departmental statistics and analysis; provide support for the library’s institutional repository; assist with digitization projects; and serve as the liaison for LexisNexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, and CALI.
As a member of the reference team, the Digital Services Librarian works collaboratively with other library staff to provide extensive reference and research assistance to patrons, including providing liaison services and training to assigned groups and classes; preparing research bibliographies, user guides, and other research aids; participating in the selection of information resources; providing reference and research assistance to faculty, students, staff, the local bar and the public; staffing the Reference Desk during assigned hours; developing and marketing library services to faculty and students; teaching in the first year legal research and persuasion courses; and performing other duties as assigned. This position will work at least one weekend day and will work weekday evening hours.
A JD from an ABA approved law school and an MLS from and ALA accredited institution. A demonstrated record of sophisticated research and computers skills is preferred. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, and a familiarity with and understanding of legal research materials in all formats. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to meet deadlines, and work well in a collaborative environment to achieve common goals. The successful candidate will be able to develop productive working relationships and work effectively as a team member as well as independently. Some teaching/training experience is required.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial transcripts in order to be considered for this position. All applicants must apply through the NCCU Jobs website at https://jobs.nccu.edu/postings/11694 (Position Number 611178). Priority will be given to applications received by August 31, 2018. For questions about this position please contact Lance Burke, Senior Reference Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-530-7179.
North Carolina Central University, an EEOC/AA employer, complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All new employees must provide original documents verifying identity and employability within the first three (3) days of employment with the University. Accommodations for applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, are available upon request.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate with education, skills, and experience.
Internal Number: EPA01393P
About North Carolina Central University School of Law Library
The NCCU School of Law Library provides information services and resources that promote the performance of high-quality legal research activities by our faculty, students, staff and community.