Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, founded in 1976 and named for an eminent Supreme Court Justice, is now firmly established as an international and national leader in legal education. The School's curriculum balances rigorous scholarship and research with experiential learning opportunities which include extensive clinical programs. Given its prime location in the heart of NYC's Greenwich Village, Cardozo also offers a vibrant learning environment, with significant opportunities for students to gain legal experience through internships and summer positions with a broad array of legal employers
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
This position will work collaboratively with library colleagues on a variety of workflow issues, assignments, and projects. Assist with technology projects related to the website, LibGuides, and other library systems. Depending on experience, possible reference hours to assist law students and faculty
This is a temporary position.
e-Resources and Systems Projects
Assist library staff with projects, including updating research guides and the Library website using the LibGuides format
Assist staff with migration to a new integrated library system. Provide assistance with preparing instruction documents
Assist with Digital Commons and projects related to our repository
Reference and Research Services (depending on experience)
Provide print and electronic reference service for Anglo-American, international, foreign and comparative law by responding to in-person, telephone, and email inquiries
Assist library users with basic access issues regarding the network and applications, such as exam software or the course management system, used in the Law School
Consult with the librarians and staff on projects and in completing daily takes
Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience and Educational Background:
M.L.S. or substantial completion of M.L.S. is required
Relevant technology experience required
J.D. or legal reference experience preferred
Skills and Competencies:
Ability to learn and contribute in a fast-moving environment
Superior communication skills, both oral and written
Demonstrate problem solving skills
Strong service orientation
Ability to multi-task and maintain professionalism and collegiality while addressing many people-problems daily
Ability to work in an atmosphere of collaboration and team work
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as futur...e leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.