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Reference Law Librarian, Northeastern University School of Law Library, Boston, MA

Temporary Reference Law Librarian (part or full-time) / Northeastern University School of Law Library / Boston, MA

Northeastern University Law Library has an opening for a temporary reference librarian starting immediately through June 30, 2019. A center of research, study and social interactions, the Law Library prides itself on providing top-notch resources and instructional services to faculty, staff and students. Law Librarians are critical to the function of the Law Library and staff the InfoDesk for drop in and email research and paging assistance and teach short instructional classes.

This professional librarian must possess a Master of Library and Information Science ("MLIS") degree or substantial progress toward completion of this degree. A law degree (J.D.) is helpful, but not required. Law library experience is particularly desirable, although we will train the right candidate. In addition to staffing the InfoDesk and assisting students, faculty and staff with legal reference questions, the librarian will provide research support to the first year Legal Skills in Social Context program and complete research projects. This librarian will also teach half hour prepare for coop and other legal research classes to 1-10 students. The candidate should enjoy working with a diverse population and possess excellent public services skills. Excellent research, reference, writing, word-processing and bibliographic skills are required. Basic Excel skills are also required or the willingness to complete training tutorials to get up to speed for research projects. A sense of humor is essential. We need a responsible, motivated, creative team player who is also able to work independently. You must enjoy completing a variety of tasks. 

$18.00 - $20.00 per hour, based on experience and qualifications; paid sick time; no other benefits 

This is a part or full-time position (20 - 40 hours/week). We are willing to work around your class schedule, but work must be completed in person Monday-Friday 8:30 - 5:00 p.m. Occasional evenings may be required to meet programming needs. 

Interested candidates should submit a pdf format cover letter, resume, and the names of two references to: s.persons@northeastern.edu, Sharon Persons, Director of the Law Library, Northeastern University School of Law, 416 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, 617-373-3883

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