Research Librarian Fellow – Dorraine Zief Law Library

Under the general supervision of the Law Library Co-Director in charge of research services, participates in the law library’s extensive teaching programs (including guest lectures and presentations, and law librarian-taught courses — primarily the online Taxation research class, but also such classes as Advanced Legal Research and Advanced California Legal Research), provides reference assistance and research support for law library patrons, and participates in the law library’s faculty liaison program. Participates with other librarians in covering evening and weekend research desk shifts.

Job Responsibilities:

Minimum Requirements:

• A JD from an ABA-accredited law school.
• An MLS (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited graduate program.
• Commitment to dynamic, experiential teaching and excellent patron support.
• Legal research proficiency.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Flexibility and excellent interpersonal skills.
• A strong commitment to faculty and student research and scholarship.
• A strong commitment to serving a diverse and vibrant community, and to the University’s mission.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Teaching experience and legal reference experience preferred.

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