Reference Librarian, University of Arizona College of Law Library, Tucson, AZ
The University of Arizona Rogers College of Law Library invites nominations and applications for a Reference Librarian position. The library is seeking an individual who is able to work with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, colleagues, and other library users. This position is continuing status eligible, the equivalent of tenure eligible for librarians, and librarians are eligible for a sabbatical every seven years.
Duties in this position will include:
- a wide range of reference and research assistance to a diverse group of library users.
- a strong emphasis on teaching legal research throughout the curriculum.
- participation in collection development in all areas of the collection.
- development and maintenance of law library web pages.
- working some evening and weekend hours as required.
The best candidates for this position will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and be enthusiastic, innovative, flexible, and comfortable in working in a team environment; ideal candidates will also have experience performing the duties described above. We expect that duties in this position will evolve over time as the library continues to focus on how best to meet the changing demands of our users.
Minimum Qualifications: JD and MLS or other information science degree from accredited institutions. Significant (at least two years) law library or legal information industry experience may be substituted for one of the degrees. Candidates holding a JD who do not also hold either an MA in Information Resources or an MLS, or equivalent degree in library or information science, will be expected to complete that degree in order to be considered for continuing status.
Outstanding UA benefits include a choice of health, dental, life insurance, and retirement plans; paid vacation, sick days, and holidays; tuition reduction for employee and qualified family; and access to campus cultural and recreational activities. The University of Arizona is a vibrant academic community of more than 50,000 students, faculty and staff. Located in picturesque Tucson near the Santa Catalina Mountains, the city is blessed with a mild climate and almost unlimited opportunities for outdoor activity. Tucson is an affordable city of rich and diverse cultures and is a center for Southwestern art and culture. The University of Arizona Rogers College of Law is one of the top twenty public law schools in the country.
Salary: DOE, competitive entry level range.
The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.
As per University policy, all applications must be completed online.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate selecting some candidates for initial interviews at the AALL Meeting in San Antonio.