Under supervision of the Head of Reference, coordinate ongoing and develop new research services for faculty in the law library.
Administer the Library Research Assistant pool staffed by up to two part-time student employees.
Serve as library liaison to the Dean of Research and other faculty as assigned.
Administer the faculty current awareness program.
Work with faculty to encourage visibility in institutional repository and SSRN postings, as well as other author profile enhancing services.
Manage faculty access to Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law.
Work closely with all library departments to ensure faculty needs are being met.
Provide general reference assistance to law students, faculty, and administrators at the reference desk.
Participate in collection development activities as a member of the Acquisitions Committee.
Teach as an adjunct professor in the legal research instruction program.
Other duties as required.
L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited library school is required.
D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school or equivalent non-U.S. law degree is required.
1-3 years’ experience in an academic or law library is preferred.
Proficiency in various types of current technology, as well as interest in new and emerging library applications, legal research platforms, and other relevant technologies is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Effective analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
Internal Number: A06495
About Fordham University
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.