Description: The Faculty Services Librarian serves as a part of the public services team, providing general legal reference service to Law School faculty and students, the University community and the general public. Primary responsibilities of this position include supervision and development of a faculty outreach current awareness service; supervision of the Library’s student research assistant program; arranging Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg and other legal and non-legal database trainings for faculty; developing new services and programs for faculty members; and teaching in the first year legal research program and upper level Advanced Legal Research programs. As part of the public services team, the Faculty Services Librarian has general reference duties. Secondary responsibilities of this position include providing reference assistance on foreign and international legal issues and teaching legal research classes for students in the Indiana University Maurer School of Law’s Graduate Legal Studies programs.
Environment: The Jerome Hall Law Library is located in the Indiana University Maurer School of Law on the Bloomington Campus. It is administered as an autonomous unit in the University Library system and as an integral part of the Maurer School of Law. The Law School has a full-time faculty of 60, a student body of over 750, and supports LL.M., M.C.L., S.J.D, and Ph.D. programs in addition to the J.D. curriculum. The Law Library houses a collection of over 450,000 print volumes, nearly 1.5 million microform pieces, and maintains subscriptions to a vast array of web-based electronic resources. The Library is also a selective depository for U.S. government documents. All major library activities are fully automated using the SIRSI Unicorn system and the Library also maintains an institutional repository powered by the Digital Commons (Bepress). The Library staff is composed of ten librarians, one professional staff, seven full-time support staff, and 40-50 hourly assistants. For additional information about the Law School and Law Library, visit our website at http://www.law.indiana.edu
Applications received by July 1, 2018 will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
How To Apply:
Interested candidates must apply electronically to http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6027 with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to serve as references Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Keith Buckley, Director, IU Maurer School of Law 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Master’s degree from ALA accredited library school and J.D. from ABA accredited law school; course work in legal research; a substantial knowledge of legal databases, ability to work both independently and as part of a team; familiarity with or willingness to learn the structure of international/foreign legal systems; ability to write and speak effectively; proficiency in a foreign language (Chinese or Korean preferred); desire and enthusiasm to excel; strong service orientation; must have ability to meet responsibilities of a tenure track position.
Additional Salary Information: Fringe Benefits: Vacation of 22 working days; liberal sick leave; University group health care plans; group life insurance; TIAA/CREF retirement/annuity. Librarians are eligible for sabbatical leaves and other research support.
About Indiana University Maurer School of Law
The Maurer School of Law Library is located on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. It is an autonomous unit within the university’s library system and is an integral part of the Maurer School of Law. The library collection of over 750,000 volumes serves a faculty of 60 and a student body of about 700 J.D. students and more than 100 graduate law students. The library is a U.S. Government Depository Library. Close cooperation is maintained with all departments of the University Libraries. The Library employs ten professional librarians, eight full-time support staff, one professional staff member, and 25-30 hourly assistants.