Faculty Services and Outreach Librarian

The Faculty Services and Outreach Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research assistance to all members of the University of Arkansas legal community with a focus on meeting the research needs of the law school faculty. Through regular outreach to the faculty, the incumbent will provide faculty with current awareness of library services and resources and will gather faculty input on library collection development needs. This position will assist faculty with an article submission to scholarly repositories and other databases to enhance citation visibility. This position will provide faculty with any needed course-related assistance. The incumbent will provide regular reference desk duty and will provide outreach to all library constituencies through social media.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school conferred by the start of employment
  • M.L.I.S. or an equivalent graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library program conferred by the start of employment
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of legal resources and research methodologies in both electronic and print formats
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional librarianship concepts and practices and a commitment to staying abreast of new developments within the field
  • Demonstrated ability to meet University of Arkansas requirements for promotion and tenure
  • Demonstrated strong service orientation
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience coordinating and managing faculty reference and research requests
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience working with scholarly repositories
  • Demonstrated familiarity with copyright law and copyright clearance procedures
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