Law Reference Librarian
University of Oregon Libraries
Job Location: Oregon
Apply By: Review of applications begins August 21, 2022
Date Created: 07-12-2022
The John E. Jaqua Law Library seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and service-oriented team player to fill a position that contributes essential research services and instruction to the educational mission of the UO Law School. We are excited to add to a reference team whose collaborative approach benefits from the unique strengths each librarian brings to our shared support of Law School and related University programs. The successful candidate will enjoy the support of highly experienced and collegial library staff, and the warm support of the Law School community. As a member of the UO Libraries system, your career growth as a law librarian will be further enhanced by a rich, multi-disciplinary network of library professionals. The posted salary range for this position is additionally supplemented with the University of Oregon’s robust benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off (visit https://hr.uoregon.edu/benefits for more information).
As a member of the reference team, the Law Reference Librarian provides extensive reference, instructional, and research services for sophisticated, research-oriented faculty and students in a technologically advanced information environment. The person in this position will teach legal research skills, including individualized research consultations with students; support faculty scholarship; perform collection development services including the selection of library materials; work collaboratively with other librarians on team projects; and participate in departmental planning activities.
The person in this position reports to the senior Law Reference Librarian and is expected to engage in service to the University, UO Libraries, and community through work on committees and similar groups; participate in appropriate professional development activities and organizations to stay current with trends and practices in the field; meet UO Libraries faculty criteria for promotion and retention, and contribute to the University’s goals regarding equity and inclusion.
The Libraries will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience when evaluating candidates; we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the roles.
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