Law Library Fellow, William S. Boyd School of Law

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for the position of Law Library Fellow, William S. Boyd School of Law [18044]

Founded in 1957 , UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities.

The university is committed to enhancing efforts to attract and retain top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce , driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships , and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine . UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

The Law Library Fellow works closely with law library faculty and is part of a team of lawyer-librarians who undertake research for faculty, develop and engage in outreach and instruction on legal research methods and sources, and complete projects that contribute to the mission of the law school. The Fellow will also provide reference and research assistance to law students, UNLV students and faculty, and members of the public.

This position requires a J.D. from a regionally accredited college or university. Candidates should be enrolled in or plan to enroll in a graduate program in library or information science or related field.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin October 1, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to David McClure and Cindy Claus, Search Committee Co-Chairs, and are to be submitted via on-line application at . For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or [email protected] .