Reference Librarian (Part-Time)
Loyola University Chicago 54 reviews - Chicago, IL

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University Faculty

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Department / School / College

Law Library-02710A

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Duties and Responsibilities

The Loyola University Chicago Law Library meets the information needs of its patrons with print, digital and microform sources. The staff includes 9 professional librarians and 7 support staff. The law students and faculty are the primary users. The Law School has graduate law programs in health care, child advocacy, antitrust, tax and business law. The librarian in this position provides reference service to faculty, students, and other patrons; helps plan and teach first year legal research; conducts research presentations in law classes upon request; participates in collection development and the faculty liaison program, and performs other duties as assigned. The librarian reports to the Assistant Director of Education and Research Services. This is a part time position (20 hours per week). The schedule requires Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday hours.

Minimum Education or Experience

M.L.S. from an ALA accredited library school, and J.D. from an ABA accredited law school are required. Significant appropriate experience may be substituted for one of the degrees. Candidates should have demonstrated competence in delivering legal research services; thorough knowledge of print and electronic legal resources, knowledge of and experience with online library systems; proficiency in technology applications appropriate for effective legal research and public services programs; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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Computer Skills:
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Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Candidates Eligible to Apply?

All Candidates

Application Types Accepted

University Faculty Registration Form

Required Applicant Documents


Optional Applicant Documents

CV/Resume Cover Letter Other Document Other Document 2 Other Document 3 Other Document 4 Other Document 5

Special Instructions to Applicants

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. In order to gain a clearer understanding of LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

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Shaped by our city and our Jesuit traditions, Loyola University Chicago offers students an educational environment unmatched forits...