Job Announcement

Reference Librarian
Ross-Blakley Law Library
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

The Reference Librarian provides reference assistance to faculty, students, attorneys, and the general public; performs research for faculty and staff of the College of Law; assists with Advanced Legal Research and other legal research instruction; creates and revises research guides and bibliographies; and other duties as assigned.

An M.L.S. from an ALA accredited institution and a J.D. from an ABA accredited institution are required. We will accept applications from candidates being granted M.L.S. or J.D. by time of appointment.

Desired qualifications are: experience as a reference librarian in an academic law library; experience performing research for law faculty; experience providing legal research instruction; demonstrated legal research skills; and demonstrated effective communication skills.

The application deadline is March 17, 2014. To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: Leslie Pardo, Head of Access Services, Ross-Blakley Law Library, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 877806, Tempe, AZ 85287-7806. The letter of application and resume must address the required and desired qualifications.

This is a full-time, continuation track position at the rank of assistant librarian. Librarians work 40 hours a week, which may include some evening and weekend hours. Starting salary DOQ. Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, renamed for the retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice in 2006, is pursuing a bold and transformative model for public legal education in the 21st century, a model we call “legal education in the future tense.” This model re-imagines the law school as a multifaceted legal studies center serving law students, professionals from other fields, and undergraduates seeking broad-based exposure to legal issues. At the core of this expansion is a dedication to making the law school a valuable resource for addressing major regional, national, and international problems of law and public policy





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