Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Administration and Scholarship, the Faculty and Scholarly Services Librarian is responsible for planning and managing various initiatives and programs related to faculty and student scholarship, including the Duke Law Scholarship Repository. This position plays a vital role in building upon Duke Law's recognized leadership in Open Access initiatives.
Administers the Duke Law Scholarship Repository, including management of additions, edits, quality control, and metrics.
Provides support for Law School SSRN submissions and curation of faculty SSRN Research Paper Series.
Develops services and documentation for scholarly initiatives, such as guidance with copyright issues and/or creation of online faculty author profiles.
Acts as Perma.cc registrar for the Law School institutional account, overseeing administration of accounts and archiving of born-digital faculty scholarship.
Provide extensive reference and research services to Duke Law faculty, students, staff and the Duke University community.
Participates in faculty liaison librarian program and reference desk rotation (including occasional Sundays during academic semesters).
Teaches a variety of courses and workshops, including the first-year legal research and writing course and various research courses for upper level credit, (depending upon qualifications and interest).
Provides research, project organization, and other related training and oversight with faculty and library-hired student research assistants.
Participates in library planning committees and task forces and engages in law school, campus, regional, and national professional organizations and collaborative activities, and is expected to be professionally active.
Applications will be reviewed as received. Priority will be given to applications received before February 22, 2019.
Required Qualifications & Experience:
J.D. from ABA accredited school and M.L.I.S. or equivalent graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program. A minimum of three to five years professional academic law library or related experience. Experience or familiarity with institutional repositories. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required, as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collegial environment. Problem solving, analytical, organizational and project management skills. Strong service orientation and demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated experience coordinating and managing faculty requests; teaching experience; knowledge of and interest in new and emerging technologies; experience with empirical and statistical research and resources.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Duke University offers a very competitive benefits package. All Duke librarians are eligible for continuing appointment and promotion under Duke University’s ranking system for professional librarians. Research Librarians are non-tenure track members of the Law School faculty at the rank of Lecturing Fellow/Senior Lecturing Fellow.
Internal Number: 13158
About J. Michael Goodson Law Library, Duke University School of Law
Located in Durham, North Carolina, the Goodson Law Library’s skilled and creative staff provides superior services, collections, and resources to the Duke Law and University communities. Duke Law School is an ambitious, forward-thinking, and innovative institution whose mission is to prepare students for responsible and productive lives in the legal profession.