Boston University School of Law Fineman & Pappas Law Library
May 16, 2018
Commenserate with Experience
Full Time - Entry Level
MLS/MLIS & JD
The Boston University Law Library has an openning for a Legal Information Librarian or Senior Legal Information Librarian with an interest or background in international legal research. In this position you will have the opportunity to teach a two-credit FCIL research course, and work with a top international law journal. As a Legal Information Librarian at Boston University School of Law you will teach in the 1L lawyering program, work as a liaison with an active international law faculty, help coach the BU Jessup team, and serve as the liaison to our LLM in American Law Program. You will also be responsible for helping staff the reference desk a number of hours per week, and selecting international law materials for the collection. Bring your own experience or learn on the job with the mentorship of an experienced FCIL librarian. The Legal Information department is a congenial environment consisting of five professional librarians and the Associate Director for Research & Instruction. We are looking for someone with a love of international legal research, an interest in teaching, and the enthusiasm to be a dynamic member of our team.
A J.D. and a Masters in Information or Library Sciences from accredited programs are required. Candidates with more than three years of academic law library reference experience may be considered at the Senior level. The position requires someone with a strong service orientation, instructional skills, and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Internal Number: 5948/E1118
About Boston University School of Law Fineman & Pappas Law Library
Boston University School of Law is located on the Charles River Campus of Boston University in an exciting urban neighborhood close to Back Bay restaurants and shops, Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts. The Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries are an integral and important part of the law school's educational program for J.D. and LL.M. students. The legal information librarians teach in the law school's legal advocacy programs, develop and teach upperclass research courses, adopt and implement educational technologies to support law library services, and work closely with law faculty and students to provide research expertise and assistance. The library's resources include extensive electronic and print collections of state and federal case law, statutes, legislative history, regulations and administrative law materials, all significant legal periodicals, and a major collection of legal treatises. The library has developed an extensive international law collection with emphasis upon materials dealing with the European Union, the United Nations, international trade, and human rights. Additionally, in support of the law school’s various specialized curricula and journals, the library ...has developed extensive collections in intellectual property law, health law, banking law, and taxation.