Reference & Outreach Librarian - Brooklyn Law School - Brooklyn, NY

  • 6 Jan 2023 8:59 AM
    Message # 13046794


    SUMMARY: Founded in 1901, Brooklyn Law School is a distinguished, independent law school located in Brooklyn Heights, New York. The Law School is searching for a Reference and Outreach Librarian to support the research and instructional needs of BLS faculty, students, and other library users.  The Law School’s size, vibrant employee and student population, and commitment to providing the best legal education, will offer a candidate the opportunity to develop and diversify practical skills and participate be part of a successful educational institution. 

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provides general in-person and virtual reference services, including desk hours, research consultations; collection development; research guide development; and presentations
    • Perform extensive, in-depth, expert legal, non-legal and bibliographic research in-person and virtually
    • Liaise with in the Library’s faculty, student, and administrative department liaison program which includes consultations to determine needs; design research project to satisfy needs; and efficient project implementation
    • Formal and informal legal research and library instruction
    • Assist in the development of library instructional materials 
    • Manage and coordinate library outreach and communication activities
    • Teach and staff the reference desk on some evenings and weekends
    • Actively participate in professional development
    • Other duties as assigned  


    • M.L.S. (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited library school.
    • ABA accredited JD (or equivalent foreign degree) highly preferred, or 3-4 years legal research instruction experience
    • Strong information technology skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work within a team
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and execute tasks with strong attention to detail 
    • Strong commitment to meeting deadlines
    • Ability to work both independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment

    All application materials must be submitted online.  

    Applications should include: 

    • A cover letter describing interest, qualifications, and experience 
    • A current resume detailing education and relevant experience 
    • The names and contact information for three professional references 

    The position is available immediately; applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by January 31, 2023. 

    Job Information

    • Job ID: 67533906
    • Workplace Type: On-Site
    • Location:
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • Company Name For Job: Brooklyn Law School
    • Position Title: Reference & Outreach Librarian
    • Discipline: Legal Education
    • Job Type: Full-Time
    • Job Duration: Indefinite
    • Min Education: Master's Degree
    • Min Experience: None
    • Required Travel: None
    • Salary: $75,000.00 - $83,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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