Job Details

Boston College
  • Position Number: 2082406
  • Location: Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Position Type: Legal Affairs


Legal Information Librarian / Lecturer in Law
Boston College


Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

The Legal Information Librarian participates as a member of the professional Education & Reference (E&R) team to provide research and technology instruction and reference service to Boston College Law School students, faculty, staff, and other members of the university community. The E&R team supports the educational and scholarly mission of the law school through a pro-active program designed to enhance support for faculty research and to integrate legal research instruction throughout the curriculum. Team members accomplish this mission by building liaison relationships with faculty members and student groups, teaching semester-long introductory and advanced legal research classes, designing specialized research instruction for specific faculty-led courses, by taking a leading role in introducing new technologies into the classroom, and by participating in professional activities at a regional and national level.

Rotation through evenings is required during the academic year and some weekend rotations may be required.

Position Details:
Department: 056601 - Law Library
Position: 00007221 - Legal Information Librarian
Grade: 3RD

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $72,600 to $90,750; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Requirements

  • J.D. and M.L.S. from accredited institutions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic and advanced legal research sources and techniques using print and electronic sources such as Bloomberg Law, Lexis, Westlaw, and integrated library systems.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies with little or no instruction, develop appropriate documentation and training aids, and teach the technologies to others.
  • Ability and willingness to lead the law school community into adopting new educational technologies; instruct faculty members in the use of these technologies, including PowerPoint, HTML, and web course management software.
  • Strong interest and demonstrated professional experience in legal research instruction, including curriculum development, teaching in large- and small-group settings, and using a wide range of educational technologies.
  • Ability and willingness to address the research needs of law school faculty in a proactive manner.
  • Strong writing, speaking, personal organization and inter-personal skills.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team, and enthusiastic about embracing the challenges of an evolving profession in a time of major change.


Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.



To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://bc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=4289&site=1

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.





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