Assistant Professor

  • Saint Louis University
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Library & Information Science

Job Description

Job Type: Full time

Job Number: 2022-04792

Location: Scott Hall

Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

All About You

Reference Librarian Position Summary 

The Vincent C. Immel Law Library seeks an entry-level, enthusiastic, and service-oriented librarian to join its experienced and collegial reference team. The reference librarian will provide extensive reference, instructional, and research services for a diverse and engaged student body and a highly-productive faculty.  The librarian will participate in the library's faculty liaison program and will provide research assistance both in person and virtually.  S/he will be a part of the library's collection development team that selects library resources. The librarian will teach Advanced Legal Research and, if desired, will have the opportunity to teach other specialized legal research courses.  

This non-tenure track law library faculty position reports to the Head of Reference and Faculty Services.  The successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the university, law school, library, and the community through work on committees and other groups, and to participate in professional development activities and organizations to stay current in the field of law librarianship.  Law library faculty are eligible for promotion and may take advantage of Saint Louis University's Flexible Work Policy. 

Required Qualifications 
  • JD from an ABA-accredited program by time of appointment AND/OR
  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution by time of appointment   
  • Although both degrees are strongly preferred, an applicant's experience and willingness to obtain the missing degree will be considered
Required Professional Competencies 
  • Knowledge of legal information sources, research techniques, and related technologies 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work and interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds 
  • Demonstrated service orientation 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Covid 19/Booster Vaccination Requirement:

Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations and a booster dose for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employee's start date will result in termination of the employment.  Proof of vaccine will be submitted through an online portal made available to you during your Workday onboarding tasks.

The University will require all students, faculty and staff to obtain a booster vaccine dose prior to their start date, This applies to:
*              All adults over the age of 18 years who completed their vaccine series with Pfizer or Moderna at least 6 months ago. 
*              Those who received the J&J vaccine at least two months ago.


Nonmedical Primary Appointment 12 mo.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

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