Job Details

Law Librarian For Archives And Research Services

Company name

Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library

Organization Type

Academic

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 20,2019

Valid Through

Dec 03,2019

Posted on

Jul 05,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Education >> Education
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Law Librarian for Archives and Research Services
The candidate will provide high-quality legal and non-legal reference assistance to law library users including students, faculty, members of the local bar, and the general public. Such services include providing faculty scholarship support for law faculty, staffing the Reference Desk and interacting with a variety of patron groups, providing classroom instruction in a variety of settings, supporting and maintaining the firm's Law Archives, and supporting and participating in outreach programs. Will also develop, maintain, and promote the firm Law Archives. Prepare finding aids and create and maintain online research guides and other materials that enhance access to the firm's collection and other legal information. Provide training and guidance to those working with the firm's collection. Curate regular exhibitions showcasing the firm collection and support events and initiatives utilizing materials from the firm's collection. Work with a variety of student groups, including faculty research assistants, journal students, law school graduate students, and university students to assist with their library and legal research needs. Staff the library’s Reference Desk and assist a variety of patrons in the use of legal research materials in all formats – some evening and weekend hours may be required. Support faculty scholarship by participating in the Library’s Faculty Services Program including providing scholarship support and classroom assistance for seminar courses. Serve on law library and university library committees. Engage in professional development activities, scholarship and service. Perform other associated duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and an M.L.I.S (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited institution. Candidates who will complete their M.L.I.S. or equivalent prior to start date will be considered. Understanding of archival theory and practice including national standards for archival materials. Strong communication skills; including a high comfort level interacting with a wide range of patrons. Demonstrated ability to work independently within a framework of assigned responsibilities, as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with others. Working knowledge of ArchivesSpace or other archival management system. Experience working in a law library setting. Familiarity with best practices in digitization of archival materals.

Additional info

Job Number: 39630. Submit resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for three references.

Company info

Christina Glon
Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library
1301 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

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