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Research & Instructional Services Librarian - Legal Research Center

Apply now Job no: 500031
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Hybrid/Flexible Work Arrangement
Categories: Drexel University, Kline School of Law

Job Summary

The Thomas R. Kline School of Law’s Legal Research Center invites applications for a Research & Instructional Services Librarian.  This is a full-time position and is one of 3 Research & Instructional Services Librarian positions that reports to the Director of the Legal Research Center.

Essential Functions

  • Student and Faculty Research Support:
  • Providing legal and interdisciplinary research support and liaison services to faculty, students and staff.
  • Create research guides and tutorials.
  • Staff the reference desk and reference chat service.

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach law school educational programming, including specialized legal research courses with the potential, depending on experience, for developing substantive courses, in both in-person and online settings.

Other Project Work/Library Outreach:

  • Assist in student outreach and promotion of library services.
  • Be a member of the Legal Research Center’s collection development team.
  • Participate in or complete other projects and activities that support reference, research, or instructional needs.
  • Participate in professional development activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Law Degree, JD from an ABA accredited law school; Masters in Library Science

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

Physical Demands

Typically sitting at a desk/table

Location

Hybrid/Flexible Work Arrangement

Additional Information

This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of K. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/

Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

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Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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