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Assistant Law Librarian for Outreach

Posted by: MacMillan Law Library

Posted date: 2017-Apr-17

Location: MacMillan Law Library, Emory University

The Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library at Emory University School of Law is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, outgoing, and service-oriented professional to join our team as Assistant Law Librarian for Outreach. This is a full-time position. Under the general supervision of the Associate Law Library for Research and Electronic Services, this position will be the point person for the law librarys outreach and marketing efforts. The MacMillan Law Library is a vital component of the Emory Law community, with our teaching, research assistance, and programming for our students being at the forefront. The library currently devotes a significant amount of resources to outreach for our students and faculty. This position will focus exclusively on the Librarys outreach efforts, but the incumbent of the position will also be strongly encouraged to involved himself or herself in all aspects of the law school community.

General responsibilities will include creating, promoting and being a point person for special library services and programs to faculty and students - examples include one-L orientation, commencement, exam-time services, producing monthly newsletters, etc.; coordinating and spearheading law library events for internal and external audiences, producing relevant marketing materials, and exploring potential library social media endeavors. Additional responsibilities will include participating in an advisory role regarding library web site content, serving on law library and university library committees, engaging in professional development activities, scholarship and service, and performing other associated duties as required.
Job Title Assistant Law Librarian for Outreach
Start Date
Library/Institution Name MacMillan Law Library, Emory University
Certification Required? Yes
City Atlanta
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Required Qualifications:

M.L.I.S. (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited institution. Candidates who will complete their M.L.I.S. or equivalent prior to start date will be considered

Understanding of marketing concepts and best practices, demonstrated by a degree or extensive coursework in a field directly related to marketing, promotion, public relations, communications, relevant and significant work experience, or a combination of both

Strong communications skills, including a high comfort level interacting with a wide range of patrons

Desire to participate in professional librarianship activities at local, regional and national levels

Demonstrated ability to work independently within a framework of assigned responsibilities, as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with others


J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school

Demonstrable success in public speaking

Conversational ability in Chinese or Korean
Application Instructions All applications (cover letter/resume/references) should be submitted directly through Emory HR, at the URL provided.
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