Duke University, School of Law

Position ID:Duke-Law-FSSL [#13158]
Position Title: Faculty and Scholarly Services Librarian
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Law
Appl Deadline:2019/03/31 finished (2019/01/22, finished 2019/07/16, listed until 2019/05/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Faculty and Scholarly Services Librarian Goodson Law Library Duke Law School

Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Administration and Scholarship, the Scholarly Services Librarian is responsible for planning and managing various initiatives and programs related to faculty and student scholarship, including the Duke Law Scholarship Repository. This position plays a vital role in building upon Duke Law’s recognized leadership in Open Access initiatives.


• Administers the Duke Law Scholarship Repository, including management of additions, edits, quality control, and metrics.

• Provides support for Law School SSRN submissions and curation of faculty SSRN Research Paper Series.

• Develops services and documentation for scholarly initiatives, such as guidance with copyright issues and/or creation of online faculty author profiles.

• Acts as Perma.cc registrar for the Law School institutional account, overseeing administration of accounts and archiving of born-digital faculty scholarship.

• Provide extensive reference and research services to Duke Law faculty, students, staff and the Duke University community.

• Participates in faculty liaison librarian program and reference desk rotation (including occasional Sundays during academic semesters).

• Teaches a variety of courses and workshops, including the first-year legal research and writing course and various research courses for upper level credit, (depending upon qualifications and interest).

• Provides research, project organization, and other related training and oversight with faculty and library-hired student research assistants.

• Participates in library planning committees and task forces and engages in law school, campus, regional, and national professional organizations and collaborative activities, and is expected to be professionally active.

Required Qualifications & Experience: J.D. from ABA accredited school and M.L.I.S. or equivalent graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program. A minimum of three to five years professional academic law library or related experience. Experience or familiarity with institutional repositories. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required, as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collegial environment. Problem solving, analytical, organizational and project management skills. Strong service orientation and demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

Preferred: Demonstrated experience coordinating and managing faculty requests; teaching experience; knowledge of and interest in new and emerging technologies; experience with empirical and statistical research and resources.

Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Duke University offers a very competitive benefits package. All Duke librarians are eligible for continuing appointment and promotion under Duke University’s ranking system for professional librarians. Research Librarians are non-tenure track members of the Law School faculty at the rank of Lecturing Fellow/Senior Lecturing Fellow. Employer will assist with relocation costs.

Position Availability: Immediately; start date negotiable.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applications will be reviewed as received. Priority will be given to applications received before March 31, 2019.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Duke University School of Law
J. Michael Goodson Law Library
210 Science Drive
Box 90361
Durham, NC 27708-0361

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