Job Vacancy LEGAL INFORMATION LIBRARIAN, School of Law, Samuel M. Fineman Law Library Boston University


Job title: LEGAL INFORMATION LIBRARIAN, School of Law, Samuel M. Fineman Law Library

Company: Boston University

Job description: The Boston University Law Libraries has an open position for a Legal Information Librarian. This position is part of the reference team. The library offers many teaching opportunities. The legal information librarians teach in the first year Lawyering Program paired with a legal writing instructor, provide legal research instruction in the LLM Research & Writing Program, teach a 1-credit legal research course in the area of their choosing, and teach in the certification program in the Spring semester. Legal Information Librarians also provide professional legal information reference and research services to the Law School and University communities. This position has a subject concentration in banking and financial law and will be paired with law school faculty in that area and with the Annual Review of Banking and Finance to serve as their liaison. With that subject specialty, this position will also be responsible for selections and databases evaluation in that area.

Required Skills

  • JD and MLS/MLIS from accredited schools and three to five years of relevant experience in an academic law library.
  • A JD and a Master’s in Information or Library Science is preferred.
  • Master’s in Information or Library Science from accredited programs is required with a minimum of five years of experience in legal information instruction; or a J.D. with a minimum of five years of experience in legal information instruction.
  • A strong service orientation is required, and excellent organizational, technology and interpersonal skills are desired.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience

  • JD and MLS/MLIS from accredited schools and three to five years of relevant experience in an academic law library.
  • A JD and a Master’s in Information or Library Science is preferred.
  • Master’s in Information or Library Science from accredited programs is required with a minimum of five years of experience in legal information instruction; or a J.D. with a minimum of five years of experience in legal information instruction.
  • A strong service orientation is required, and excellent organizational, technology and interpersonal skills are desired.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Expected salary:

Location: Boston, MA

Job date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 22:24:05 GMT

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