• Full Time
  • Miami, FL
  • see listing USD / Year

Website Florida International University

Location Name: Florida International University Law Library
County: Miami-Dade
Region: Southeast Florida
Address: 11200 SW 8th Street, RDB 1080
City: MiamiZipcode: 33199
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

Florida International University College of Law Library seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and innovative law librarian to join our team as the Head of Instructional Services Law Librarian. This position is responsible for engaging the College of Law and FIU community through instruction on law library services and legal research in a variety of settings. The Head of Instructional Services will administer a curriculum of instructional programs and courses from the FIU Law Library, utilizing existing and emerging instructional and library services technologies. This law librarian will be expected to teach the upper-division Advanced Legal Research courses in the JD and other auxiliary programs, and other similar for-credit courses as they are developed. Additionally, this position will provide subject-specific and legal research instruction as an FIU Law Librarian, supporting Legal Skills and Values, experiential and seminar courses, as well as co-curricular programs. As a member of a forward-thinking library valued for its responsive and evolving services, the successful candidate will have practical law librarianship experience, with a strong foundation in research and reference support services in an academic law library, and dedication to innovation in the provision of law library services.



JD from ABA accredited institution
MLIS from ALA accredited institution.
3+ years of experience in an academic law library or equivalent
Demonstrated ability to instruct in a variety of formats and modes, leveraging modern pedagogical techniques, including distance online synchronous or asynchronous, hybrid or blended, and face-to-face instructional modes.
Demonstrated ability to create digital library resources, such as research and resource guides, through web pages, LibApps, video, graphics, and other formats.
Strong customer service orientation.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to excel both independently and as a responsible team member in a collaborative and efficient work environment.
Ability to work effectively with broad populations including faculty, students, researchers, and the general public.
Experience with community engagement and outreach.
Excellent oral, organizational and written communication skills.
Excellent time management skills; understanding of hierarchy of needs and ability to manage expectations and priorities.
Evidence of project planning and management skills.
Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Desired Qualifications

Experience teaching Advanced Legal Research upper-level course in an academic law school setting; legal research instruction outside of for-credit coursework will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Demonstrated experience developing asynchronous tutorials.
Experience with collaborative library content management systems, web content management systems, and understanding of content and data management workflows.
Knowledge of non-MARC metadata formats, standards and schemas utilized in providing research and scholarship support services in a digital library environment.
Working group or committee experience in integrated library systems.
Experience in graphic design for library resources, services and/or outreach.
Foreign language fluency.

Contact Person: Ernesto Rodriguez
Contact Email: eferodri@fiu.edu
Contact Phone: 305-348-3303
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