The Research and Instructional Services Librarian works with library faculty and staff to advance the library's educational programming, including the library's legal research instruction courses and programs for faculty and students; provides reference assistance to library patrons (faculty, students, and members of the public); participates in evening and weekend reference coverage; assists in developing and promoting instructional and user support materials including multimedia and web-based materials; participates in the faculty liaison program; assists with other information services activities; works on team-based projects; and participates in collection development. The Research and Instructional Services Librarian reports to the Associate Director.
1.J.D. from ABA approved law school; M.L.S. from ALA accredited library school.
2.Research and reference experience and evidence of successful teaching experience in an academic law library or commensurate experience.
3.Demonstrated proficiency in traditional and electronic legal research methods and excellent knowledge of legal and interdisciplinary research resources including print and electronic materials.
4.Demonstrated expertise in the use of technologies including instructional technology, internet resources, and integrated library systems.
5.Evidence of ability to meet Indiana University (IUPUI campus) promotion and tenure requirements including scholarship and participation in professional activities.
6.Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
7.Demonstrated strong service orientation and leadership skills.
8.Ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative environment.
9.Exhibits professionalism by being reliable, timely, flexible, and collegial.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Collaborate with other librarians to teach legal research in the classroom and/or online in the library's legal instructional courses, including developing and enhancing the legal research curriculum with existing and emerging multimedia technology.
2.Provide legal research instruction to Law School faculty and students in informal training sessions.
3.Provide reference and research assistance to library users with an emphasis on service to the faculty, students and staff of the Law School by participating in day, evening and weekend reference schedule.
4.Participate in the faculty liaison program to provide research support for Law School faculty, provide liaison support to law review and the moot court.
5.Participate in collection development by evaluating and selecting information resources.
6.Other duties as assigned by the Law Library Director and Associate Director.
Department Contact for Questions:
Miriam Murphy, Director and Senior Lecturer in Law Email: email@example.com Telephone: 317-274-1928
OAA #: IN-LAW-LAWL20001
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 9220
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.