Friday, July 13, 2007

Job Posting | OCU Law

Opening: Reference and Assistant Access Services Librarian, Oklahoma City Univ. Law School

Oklahoma City University is ideally located in a growing metro area with a low cost of living. The Oklahoma City University Law School provides a dynamic atmosphere and proudly supports the Center on Alternative Dispute Resolution, the Center for the Study of State Constitutional Law and Government, and the Native American Legal Resource Center. The 15 member library staff works in a collegial, professional environment and provides an ideal job opportunity for a candidate interested in library administration as well as providing legal reference and instruction services.

Reference duties include providing legal reference services to law students, law faculty and other patrons of the Law Library. This includes answering legal research and general reference questions, assisting law students, law faculty, and other patrons with print and electronic resources. Reference responsibilities also include providing in-depth services to law faculty members through the faculty liaison program. Participation in collection development is also expected. Responsibilities in Access Services area include interaction with the systems librarian to ensure proper operation of the Voyager ILS and assistance to the Head of Reference and Access Services in supervision and oversight of the Circulation Department.

Candidates should have a JD and a Library Science degree. For someone pursuing or completing a Library Science degree (who already possesses a JD degree) previous employment in legal or related fields could be considered. Prior supervisory experience in a library or other environment is a plus. The ideal candidate will have experience with Voyager ILS or other Ex Libris systems. The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

Library faculty will be available to answer your questions at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting in New Orleans in July 2007.

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