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Librarian III (tenure-track, calendar year)

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Qualified applicants should upload a CV, cover letter, and teaching philosophy for consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Librarian III (tenure-track, calendar year)
Department Camden Law Library
Salary Open
Posting Summary

The Reference/Technical Services Librarian will provide legal reference services to the students and faculty of the law school, the University community, and the public. S/he will instruct students in legal research including teaching Advanced Legal Research or similar courses. The position will also involve administrative duties within the law library as needed as well as participate on law school and University committees as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience

Candidates must have a J.D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school; M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited program.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Strong knowledge of legal information sources; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; ability to work with a variety of people; strong service ethic.

This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position where a good knowledge of both law and training as a professional librarian are required.

Previous experience as a reference librarian working in law libraries is preferred.

Equipment Utilized

Use of the library’s OPAC software; Microsoft Office experience especially with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Occasional light lifting of books and other materials is required, up to 20 pounds.


Rutgers Law School, with locations in Camden and Newark, offers a world-class faculty; a curriculum of exceptional breadth and depth in theory, practice, and interdisciplinary studies; a geographic presence that spans of the nation’s 10 largest legal markets (New Jersey) while also offering immediate access to two of the five largest markets (New York City and Philadelphia); an alumni network with over 20,000 members; and a strong tradition of diversity and social impact.


As the law school for a top public university, Rutgers Law School is committed to the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and service to its host communities, the state of New Jersey, and the nation.

Posting Details

Posting Number 17FA1207
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualified applicants should upload a CV, cover letter, and teaching philosophy for consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Campus Rutgers University-Camden
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Camden

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a law degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing Sample 1
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Other Document
  6. List of References