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Research Services Librarian | Reference and Technology Librarian

RESEARCH SERVICES LIBRARIAN

posted April 1, 2008

The Rutgers University Library for the Center for Law and Justice, in Newark, N.J., is seeking a Research Services Librarian. The Library for the Center for Law and Justice is a research library with a collection of over 500,000 volumes and volume-equivalents, and a staff of nineteen, including eight librarians with faculty status.

Responsibilities: The Research Services Librarian has primary responsibility for development and implementation of services that support teaching and research. Specific duties include: training faculty members and research assistants in database use and research methods; providing guest lectures on research methods for law school classes; managing faculty document delivery; developing services to student publications; developing marketing and outreach initiatives to educate faculty and students about library services; teaching advanced legal research course sessions; writing research guides; participating in reference duty and the faculty liaison program; and maintaining an archive and bibliography of faculty publications. Reference duty includes evening and weekend work by rotation. The Research Services Librarian coordinates activities with other reference librarians and the Digital Services Librarian. The Research Services Librarian reports to the Director of the Law Library.

Conditions of employment: This is a full-time, calendar-year, tenure-track position available July 1, 2008. Initial appointment is for one year at the rank of Librarian III (equivalent to Assistant Professor); reappointment and tenure decisions are based on librarianship, scholarship, and service. Rutgers is an EO/Affirmative Action employer.

Salary & benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement plan, life/health insurance, prescription drug, dental and eyeglass plans, tuition remission, one month vacation.

Qualifications: Must have: M.L.S. or equivalent from an ALA accredited program; working knowledge of U.S. legal publications; excellent written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. Preferred will be candidates with J.D., experience in law libraries, demonstrated teaching ability, and a record of scholarly achievement and involvement in professional associations.

To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and contact information (including e-mail) for three professional references to: Carol A. Roehrenbeck, Director, Rutgers Univ. Library for Center for Law & Justice, 123 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102, fax (973) 353-1356, croehrenbeck@kinoy.rutgers.edu.

REFERENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LIBRARIAN

search reopened, April 1, 2008

The Rutgers University Library for the Center for Law and Justice, in Newark, N.J., is seeking a Reference and Technology Librarian. The Library for the Center for Law and Justice is a research library with a collection of over 500,000 volumes and volume-equivalents, and a staff of nineteen, including eight librarians with faculty status.

Responsibilities: The Reference and Technology Librarian participates in reference desk duty (including evening and weekend work) and the faculty liaison program, and has responsibility for the administration and enhancement of the library's integrated system and associated technologies. The position reports to the Director with respect to reference and liaison duties, and to the Head of Technical and Automated Services with respect to technology duties.

The Reference and Technology Librarian oversees and optimizes the use of all modules of the Innovative system, prepares procedure and training materials, and provides training; investigates, recommends, and implements emerging technologies to operate with the Innovative system; and performs other duties as needed.

Conditions of employment: This is a full-time, calendar-year, tenure-track position. Initial appointment is for one year at the rank of Librarian III (equivalent to Assistant Professor); reappointment and tenure decisions are based on librarianship, scholarship, and service. Rutgers is an EO/Affirmative Action employer.

Salary & benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement plan, life/health insurance, prescription drug, dental and eyeglass plans, tuition remission, one month vacation.

Qualifications: Must have: an M.L.S. or equivalent from an ALA accredited program; working knowledge of U.S. legal publications; excellent written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. Preferred will be candidates with: J.D.; experience in law libraries; experience with integrated library systems, especially the Innovative Interfaces system; and a record of scholarly achievement and involvement in professional associations.

To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and contact information (including e-mail) for three professional references to: Associate Dean Carol Roehrenbeck, Rutgers Univ. Library for Center for Law & Justice, 123 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102, fax (973) 353-1356, croehrenbeck@kinoy.rutgers.edu