The Librarian - Technical Services and Reference provides a range of technical services functions to maintain access to the law library’s collection. Responsibilities emphasize vendor relations, collection development, cataloging, and processing materials. This position provides outreach and reference services and creates, enhances, and furthers services offered to faculty, students, alumni, the local bar, and the public. Services emphasize technologically mediated platforms, institutional repository services, web, and LMS outreach.
The first priority of all members of the Law Library team is to serve the Law Library and College of Law's faculty, students, and patrons. Each team member will not be limited by this job description in an effort to assist our constituency, but will perform tasks assigned by supervisor(s). Team members will be readily available, visible, and accessible to faculty, students and patrons, and if unable to answer an inquiry, they will ensure assistance is provided by another member of the Law Library team.
Job duties may include:
Assists with vendor relations, collection development, cataloging, and processing materials.
Provides legal research, reference assistance and instruction.
Provides collection services for all legal materials.
Serves as a reference librarian at the PMLL Reference Desk for approximately five (5) to ten (10) hours per week. Occasional weekend and some evening reference hours are also required.
Participate in the Law Library Faculty Liaison Program, assisting with their research, teaching and scholarship projects.
Conducts workshops and research instruction on legal research topics.
Instructs and supports students and faculty in use of Westlaw, Lexis, TWEN, LMS, and other web and databases resources.
Prepares and promotes innovative technology services for library and law school use, assisting law faculty with using these tools to enhance the classroom learning or scholarly communications experience.
Maintains the institutional repository, including liaising with College of Law staff and faculty to keep the repository up to date.
Serves on local, regional, and national law library related organizations and committees.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
To view a full position description and qualifications, and to apply on line, please access www.nsujobs.com and reference position number 999662.
Master’s degree in Library Science (M.L.S.) from an ALA Accredited Library School and one (1) year of experience providing reference in a library and/or technical services/cataloging experience.
1. Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree from an ABA Accredited Institution.
2. Recent experience with integrated library systems.
Internal Number: 999662
About NSU Florida Shepard Broad College of Law
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a private, not-for-profit, accredited, co-educational university located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. With nearly 21,000 students, NSU is the largest private, not-for-profit institution of higher education in Florida. Founded in 1964, the university offers undergraduate degrees, graduate and professional degrees, and certificate programs to full-and part-time students in medicine, health sciences, computer sciences, law, education, psychology, business, marine biology, and more.