Part-Time Reference Librarian

Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jun 26, 2017
Closes
Sep 21, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Part-Time Reference Librarian

The George Mason University Law Library invites applications for a Part-Time Reference Librarian position on-site at the Arlington, Va., campus. This position will begin in early August (some flexibility on the state date), and will report to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Provide reference assistance to faculty, students, alumni, and public patrons in the library reference office via in-person, telephone, and e-mail consultation; * Assist students who are engaged in researching and writing a note or comment of publishable quality for their Scholarly Writing class by reviewing and commenting on research outlines, meeting with students by appointment, and assisting those who stop by the Reference Office without an appointment; * Provide teaching assistance in the Legal Research Writing and Analysis program (“LRWA”), including occasional evening teaching; * Assist with keeping research guides up-to-date and well-maintained; * Perform faculty and project research as assigned by and to assist the full-time Reference Librarians; and * Other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: * J.D. and an ALA-approved MLS (or an equivalent degree) with law library reference experience (J.D. with library reference experience and enrollment in an MLS program may substitute for the MLS degree requirement).

Preferred Qualifications: * Teaching or training experience is preferred.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG074z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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