The University of Chicago seeks applicants for the Faculty Services & Scholarly Communications (FSSC) Librarian at the D'Angelo Law Library (DLL).
DLL supports the scholarship, teaching and research activities of the University of Chicago Law School community, which consists of approximately 670 J.D. and LL.M. students and 80 full-time faculty members and other scholars. DLL is committed to providing the highest quality of service to the Law School faculty, students and staff and also to supporting the work of other members of the University community.
Reporting to the Associate Law Librarian for User Services, the FSSC Librarian coordinates all library services to the Law School faculty, including reference, research, and access. Supports data-driven faculty research, developing and coordinating the necessary expertise to support this work within DLL and the Law School. Advises colleagues and Law faculty on issues of scholarly communication including commercial and academic/research scholarly publishing, open access initiatives, copyright and rights management, and information technologies that affect access and preservation of scholarly information. In cooperation with colleagues, the faculty, and the Law School communications department, the Librarian coordinates and manages the faculty scholarship database and repository and works with Library-wide colleagues on the development of the University's institutional repository. Provides scheduled reference and research service primarily to the law school and university communities and teaches student classes as part of the DLL's instruction program. Serves on DLL and Library-wide committees, and participates in a wide range of professional activities and collaborative initiatives in local, regional and national professional scholarly organizations.
Please submit a cover letter, CV and reference contact information through the above site by January 5, 2014.
Review of application will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.