[teknoids] Position Announcement: Electronic Research, Technology, and Instructional Services Librarian; Northwestern University School of Law

Kara Young kara.young at law.northwestern.edu
Thu Jan 9 19:09:39 EST 2014


The Pritzker Legal Research Center, Northwestern University School of Law seeks applications from highly motivated individuals for the full-time position of Electronic Research, Technology, and Instructional Services Librarian.  The Electronic Research, Technology, and Instructional Services Librarian serves as part of a team of reference librarians under the supervision of the Director of the Law Library.  The Electronic Research, Technology, and Instructional Services Librarian will play a leading role in managing, integrating, and marketing electronic and Internet information resources into the Pritzker Legal Research Center's collection and services, and in coordinating electronic research training for faculty and students. The position requires considerable teaching duties, both in classroom settings and on a one-to-one basis.
Qualifications: JD and previous law library experience required. ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science strongly preferred, although candidates with Master's level degrees in similar areas of study, including but not limited to Information Systems, Information Science, or Computer Science, may also be considered.  Must have demonstrated knowledge of electronic information resources and be able to provide leadership in evaluating and integrating these resources in the Pritzker Legal Research Center's collection and services. Experience working with content management systems and with current technologies and software used to support online research.  Knowledge of digital library tools, standards, and formats, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML. Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet applications.
The successful candidate will also have a firm commitment to a high level of service to faculty and students in a demanding academic environment. Demonstrated ability to contribute to making the library hospitable and responsive to the needs of the law school community, including excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of people. Ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
Salary: Negotiable, depending upon qualifications.
Located in the heart of the Gold Coast on Northwestern's Chicago campus, the Pritzker Legal Research Center supports the research and instructional needs of more than 900 J.D. and LL.M. students and 90 residential faculty of the Northwestern University School of Law.  The library combines comprehensive research collections with an energetic and team-oriented staff.  Further information about the Pritzker Legal Research Center is available at the Library's website: http://www.law.northwestern.edu/library.
For more information, go to http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/jobs/. You will be directed to Northwestern University's electronic recruiting system, eRecruit. To view this position in eRecruit, enter Job Opening ID 22450 in the appropriate advanced search field.
To apply:  Candidates should submit a letter of application, current resume, and the names of three professional references with addresses and telephone numbers by e-mail to:
Maribel Nash
Chair, Search Committee
Pritzker Legal Research Center
Northwestern University School of Law
375 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-3069
E-mail: m-nash at law.northwestern.edu<mailto:m-nash at law.northwestern.edu>
Applications received before February 14, 2014 will receive first consideration.
Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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Kara Young
Digital Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian
Northwestern University School of Law
Chicago IL
(312) 503-8451
kara.young at law.northwestern.edu<mailto:kara.young at law.northwestern.edu>

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