Job: Research & Information Management Librarian

General Information
Position:
Research & Information Management Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
55,000

Job Category:
Other

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

The Florida State University seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and innovative law librarian to serve as the Research & Information Management Librarian. This position is responsible for providing research and reference support to our faculty and students, oversight of cataloging for the Research Center, and teaching legal research in a variety of settings. This librarian will be part of a highly collaborative, forward-thinking library that is a valued contributor to the College of Law’s mission. The ideal candidate will have experience working with faculty, students, and/or attorneys in a challenging, service-oriented environment, experience in library technical services, have excellent communication skills, and thrive in a team environment. This is an entry-level (0-2 years’ experience) position and 2021 graduates are encouraged to apply.

  • Supports faculty and student research and scholarship; provides in-depth research assistance at the reference desk, via email/chat, and in-person consultations.
  • Provides hands-on oversight of essential technical services functions for the Research Center, including cataloging and metadata services. This position will be tasked with quality control and maintenance of catalog records.
  • Develops and maintains technical services policies, procedures, and workflows in cooperation with other librarians and staff, based on best practices and current standards
  • Participates in the legal research curriculum. Provides instruction via workshops, guest lectures, and for-credit research courses. Delivers instruction in a variety of formats, including fully online, hybrid or blended, and face-to-face instruction.
  • Prepares and maintains research guides, specialized course resources, and research resources for other law school departments.
  • Contributes to the College of Law and the profession through substantive involvement in committee work, research, publishing, and/or participation in professional organizations.
  • Represents the Research Center on various college, campus, and library system committees and at various meetings and other functions. Facilitates collaborative relationships within the College of Law and with a variety of campus and state-wide partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

 

  • J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited institution.
  • M.L.S. (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Proficiency in legal research and information technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups.
  • An aptitude for and interest in project management,
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and analytical skills.
  • Strong service orientation.
  • Experience, education, or demonstrated potential for rapid growth into in library technical services skills, with a strong attention to detail.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work as part of a team and with minimal supervision and direction.
  • Ability to meet the Research Center's requirements for scholarship, service, and leadership.

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
06-02-2021

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://careers.aallnet.org/job/research-information-management-librarian/56811877/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries
  • Special Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Florida State University College of Law Research Center

Job Location:
Northwest Florida

Address:
425 West Jefferson St

City:
Tallahassee

Zip:
32306

County:
Leon


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Florida State University College of Law Research Center

Address:
425 West Jefferson St

City:
Tallahassee

State:
FL

Zip:
32306

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Kathleen Blanton

Contact Email:
kblanton@law.fsu.edu

Contact Phone:
850-644-4578

Contact Fax:

How to apply

To apply, please go to https://jobs.fsu.edu and search for Job ID 48801.

 

Applicants are encouraged to apply by June 2, 2021. The position is available now, and the start date is flexible.


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