Skip to Main Content

RESEARCH SERVICES LIBRARIAN

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link.  If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three references at https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/ Applications received by December 1st, 2017 are assured of full consideration. Initial interviews may be conducted by phone or via video chat.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Librarian I
Posting Number 2017_00452F
Posting Type
Official Title LIBRARIAN I
Working Title RESEARCH SERVICES LIBRARIAN
Title Code 33000
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department LAW SCHOOL LIBRARY
Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Job Summary
  • Participate in planning and teaching of first
    year, advanced, and/or specialized legal
    research courses
  • Provide additional legal research
    instruction such as class presentations,
    targeted instructional programs, library
    tours or continuing legal education
    seminars
  • In coordination with the Faculty Services
    Librarian:
    -Regularly promote library faculty services
    using a variety of communication
    tools(newsletter, blog, email, embedding,
    meetings, etc.
    -Accurately and promptly answer faculty
    requests for research and reference
    assistance.
    -Provide training to faculty members on
    research and teaching resources
    -Maintain regular contact with Law
    School faculty
    -Hold outreach programs with faculty
    members
  • Supervise and train students in the Law
    Library Research Assistant program
  • Promote research resources through
    creation of online library research guides,
    video tutorials, newsletter articles, featured
    acquisitions lists or blog entries
  • Schedule reference desk activities
  • Provide training for research assistants
    hired by individual faculty members
  • Participate in management of the Law
    Library by actively contributing to planning
    and evaluating and implementing best
    practices for library services, resources and
    technologies
  • Serve on the Collection Development Team;
    identify materials fro inclusion, cancellation
    and withdrawal from the Law Library
    collection
  • Participate in professional, scholarly and
    service activities

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

Required: A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and an M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution. Degrees must be completed prior to candidate’s starting date of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

A successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal communication skills(including a welcoming manner, active listening, and nonjudgmental response); excellent project management skills; demonstrated ability to work with all library patrons and staff in a friendly, courteous, and professional fashion;
enthusiasm for contributing to a collaborative work environment; and demonstrated ability to work well independently and collegially.
Desired: Demonstrated ability to provide legal research services to students, law faculty or attorneys.

Degree Level Juris Doctor
Posting Date 09/22/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents