The Howard W. Hunter Law Library at Brigham Young University seeks applicants for the position of Legal Technology and Research Librarian, a professional faculty position (continuing faculty status track), to begin Fall 2019.
The Legal Technology and Research Librarian will develop and oversee the law library’s legal technology skills curriculum, in support of the new ABA technology competence requirements. These responsibilities include developing resources for technology training, supervising students, teaching technology skills to law students, assessing law student performance of technology skills, and staying current on new and emerging legal technologies. The Legal Technology and Research Librarian will also participate in the law library’s faculty liaison program, providing research support for law faculty, and will provide reference assistance for faculty, students, and members of the public. Additional responsibilities may include marketing library services and resources, library planning, and other duties as assigned.
A successful applicant must have a JD degree, a strong academic background, and experience working with legal technology. Candidates must also have strong legal research skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, a deep commitment to providing excellent service, and a proven ability to work effectively in a team.
BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Interested candidates should fill out an application for this position (Job ID 77951) on the YJobs website by February 11, 2019. For further information, contact Shawn Nevers, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.