Provides reference assistance, instructional and outreach services, and assists with support of instructional technology and digital repository.
1. Provides reference services. Participates in the Library liaison program with faculty members. Provides library resource and legal bibliographic instruction by means of class presentations, informal workshops, small group seminars, and individualized instruction.
2. Provides instructional and outreach services.
3. Supports Head of Library Technology and Instruction Support with digital initiatives, including digital repository, and instructional technology.
4. Participates in professional activities and continuing education. Serves on library, law school, and university committees as assigned.
5. Other duties as assigned.
• Education and/or Experience: Masters degree in library or information science from ALA-accredited school, and J.D. degree from accredited ABA law school (or J.D./LL.B. degree from Canadian law school, or other foreign law degree at J.D. level combined with a U.S. LL.M degree from an accredited ABA law school).
Strong academic credentials. Knowledge of legal research in all formats. Three years of relevant professional experience, preferably in an academic law library. Experience teaching legal research or ability to develop expertise as a classroom instructor.
Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
• Communication & Reasoning: High quality communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Self-starter who undertakes projects and meets deadlines. Understanding and familiarity with library related technology. Substantial experience using computer-based research tools. Service-oriented and able to work well in team environments. Collaborative management style, team player, open to creative approaches to librarianship and legal education generally.
• Computer Skills & Technical Skills: Perform accurate computations, type accurately; set priorities and schedule time effectively, handle detail work; communicate effectively with publishers and vendors; meet deadlines; handle information and materials of a confidential nature; and relate positively to faculty and staff.
• Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Some lifting of materials (20 lbs or less) • Bending, stretching, reaching required • Sitting for long periods of time
• Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: This is a full-time position, 40 hours a week. Some evening and weekend work is required. Occasional additional work is required during peak periods and special occasions. Occasional travel to the Stockton campus or to educational conferences is required. Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University’s insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.