Student Services Librarian

Indiana University at Bloomington

United States

February 18, 2022

Description

Posting Details Title Student Services Librarian

Appointment Status Tenure Track Department IU Bloomington Law Library Position Summary

The Jerome Hall Law Library is seeking outstanding and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Student Services Librarian. The Law Library serves the 650 students and more than 60 faculty members of the IU Maurer School of Law, the students and faculty of the larger Bloomington campus, and the public.

The Jerome Hall Law Library is a strikingly beautiful library with an extensive collection. It is also part of the network of IU libraries, giving users ready access to millions of items. IU Bloomington is frequently cited as one of the prettiest campuses in the U.S., and Bloomington itself is a vibrant, much-loved college town nestled in the hills of southern Indiana. For those who want a big city, Indianapolis is only an hour or so away.

Primary Responsibilities

Develop, implement, and evaluate services and experiences for law students to enhance their legal research knowledge and skills.

Provide support to student-run law journals in use of library resources and serve as liaison for journal content on Digital Repository Design and implement assessments of student satisfaction with the library and solicit suggestions for improvements in services.

Teach Advanced Legal Research (2 credit survey course) and Advanced Legal Research: Special Topics (1 credit focused topical course).

Participate in additional teaching responsibilities of the reference librarians.

Share in the provision of reference services, both remotely and in person, to law school faculty and students, the university community, and the general public as part of the Public Services team.

Participate in other duties of the Public Services team, including instructional library tours and orientations.

Participate in library administrative staff meetings, Public Services team meetings, and other meetings as necessary.

Other duties as needed.

Basic Qualifications

MLS from an ALA-accredited library school, required

JD from an ABA-accredited law school, required Coursework or some experience in legal research, preferred

Ability to meet university tenure standards for librarians, https: // libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub- librarians-pdf Demonstrated familiarity with and understanding of research materials in all formats Strong service attitude and ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to multi-task

Department Contact for Questions

Questions concerning the position or the application process may be directed to Ashley Ahlbrand, Associate Director for Public Services, aaahlbra@indiana.edu.

Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank Special Instructions

Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae or résumé, and contact information for three references. Interested candidates should submit their application to https: // indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/12278. Applications received by February 18, 2022, will receive full consideration. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2022. Questions concerning the position or the application process may be directed to Ashley Ahlbrand, Associate Director for Public Services, aaahlbra@indiana.edu.

For Best Consideration Date 02/18/2022 Expected Start Date 07/01/2022 OAA # 22201-08

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List Of References
  • Optional Documents

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