The Faculty Services Librarian provides legal reference and research services to Seton Hall Law faculty, including the development of new faculty services related to the creation of scholarship, support for legal clinics and programs, and oversight of a new library RA program. The Faculty Services Librarian is an active member of the reference and instruction team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and provide legal reference and research services to Seton Hall Law faculty, including the development of new faculty services and means of keeping faculty abreast of relevant research databases, tools, and changes to legal research platforms
Provide legal reference and research support to law library patrons, including students, alumni, and members of the local bar
Develop and oversee a new library RA program to support faculty scholarship
Develop materials for and participate in formal and informal library educational sessions, including workshops and classes
Create and update online research guides, tutorials, and other informational content
Participate in collection development decisions, with an emphasis on resources to support faculty scholarship
Provide legal research training and support for journals, legal clinics, and centers
Participate in professional organizations and engage in service and scholarly activities at the local, regional, and/or national level to maintain professional growth
Participate in law school events and committees and collaborate with colleagues in other departments on programs and policies
Other duties as assigned
MLS (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited institution
JD from an ABA-accredited institution (or equivalent law degree)
Substantial knowledge of the legal research process in print and electronic formats and ability to perform legal reference/research on a wide variety of topics
Demonstrated interest in and ability to teach
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to successfully collaborate with faculty, students, and colleagues
Comfort and aptitude with technology, including the ability to mentor and train others in same
Attention to detail and ability to manage complex workload
At least 2 years of prior experience as a professional law librarian, including research and instruction responsibilities
Demonstrated supervisory abilities and experience
To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, and list of 3 references via the jobs.shu.edu website.
Internal Number: 493790
About Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University School of Law is located at One Newark Center, Newark, New Jersey. The Law School offers day and weekend classes.
The Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Law Library occupies three floors at the heart of the School of Law and contains comfortable work and study spaces, including group study rooms. The robust collection includes the archives of New Jersey Congressman Peter W. Rodino, Jr.