Faculty Document Delivery Asst (Temp)

University Of Michigan Ann Arbor , MI 48103

Posted 3 weeks ago

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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

What You'll Do

  • Monitor and respond to requests from the University of Michigan Law Faculty for legal and interdisciplinary documents and publications

  • Learn to expertly locate and retrieve all types of legal materials including U.S., foreign and international cases, statutes, regulations, legislative documents, journal articles and books, as well as interdisciplinary academic research materials

Who We Are

The University of Michigan Law School has 82 full-time and 57 part-time faculty, and approximately 1,000 J.D., 40 L.L.M, and 7 S.J.D. students. With over 1 million volumes, the Law Library has one of the world's premier collections. The Law Library also has one of the world's most comprehensive collections of foreign, comparative, and international law materials.

Required Qualifications*

  • Must be currently enrolled in a law or graduate library/information program at an accredited college or university

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently

  • Ability to follow directions and pay close attention to detail

  • Ability to learn to work with bibliographic records in the library catalog

  • Critical thinking and self-assessment skills

  • Interest in learning and developing research skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • Public/customer service experience

  • Experience with the various library systems on campus

  • Applicants with a J.D. or J.D. candidates are preferred

How You'll Grow

  • Practical legal research skills in many areas of law for all jurisdictions (U.S. federal and states law, public and private international law, foreign law in both civil and common law jurisdictions)

  • Expert guidance in finding legal and non-legal materials in a variety of formats from the Phone Page supervisor and all Reference Librarians (all with J.D. degrees)

  • Training in research strategies and tools

Additional Information

At the University of Michigan, our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. U-M is committed to recruiting, selecting, and retaining a diverse and highly engaged staff community.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Detail

  • Job Opening ID 170690



  • Work Location Ann Arbor Campus

Ann Arbor, MI

  • Full/Part Time Part-Time

  • Regular/Temporary Temporary

  • FLSA Status Nonexempt

  • Organizational Group Law School

  • Department Law Library

  • Posting Begin/End Date 4/03/2019 4/24/2019

  • Career Interest Temporary Job Opening

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