Job Details

Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 2407205
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Science - Library and Information Science


Temporary Law Librarian


About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Law Library is a center for research, study and community. Law Librarians are critical to the function of the Law Library and provide training and assistance with online and print resources, instructional services (both one-offs and semester long) and research help to faculty, students and staff.

The candidate is expected to work in-person. The library is staffed in-person and remotely, with drop-in, email, telephone and chat research help available Monday-Friday 8:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Responsibilities:
The Law Library is a center for research, study and community. Law Librarians are critical to the function of the Law Library and provide training and assistance with online and print resources, instructional services (both one-offs and semester long) and research help to faculty, students and staff.

Qualifications:
This professional librarian must possess a Masters of Library and Information Science degree or substantial progress toward completion of this degree; or a J.D. The candidate should enjoy working with a diverse population and possess excellent public services skills. Excellent research, reference, writing, word-processing and bibliographic skills are required. A sense of humor is essential. We need a responsible, motivated, creative team player who is also able to work independently. You must enjoy completing a variety of tasks.


Preferred Qualifications:

Law library experience is particularly desirable, although we will train the right candidate. Teaching experience is also a plus since it would be ideal for this librarian to teach a 1 credit Legal Research Workshop class in the Fall Semester. Mentorship and materials from previous classes and training are provided. Basic Excel skills are also required or the willingness to complete training tutorials to get up to speed for research projects.

Salary Grade:
TP

Additional Information:
$25.00 - $30.00 per hour, based on experience and qualifications; paid sick time; no other benefits

This is a full-time position (25 - 40 hours/week). Occasional evenings and weekends may be required to meet programming needs.

Please provide a cover letter and resume with your application.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.



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