JOB: Temporary, Full-Time Reference Librarian, UC Hastings Law Library

The College has a temporary opportunity for a Reference Librarian interested in working a full-time schedule from August 19, 2013 through September 30, 2013. The hourly rate is $32.00 per hour.

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director and at the direction of the Head of Reference Services, the Reference Librarian provides legal reference services for the law school’s students and faculty through scheduled reference desk work Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM. Typical duties consist of, but are not necessarily limited to, the following: providing reference desk services for faculty, students, members of the local legal community; assisting other reference librarians in preparing for classroom instruction and researching projects; and performing other information services as assigned.

Experience and Education: M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited school; M.L.S. candidates with a J.D. accepted; J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school desirable; law library work experience; excellent legal research skills with a thorough knowledge of Lexis and Westlaw; strong English language written and communications skills.

Abilities: Must be able to interact well with a wide variety of patrons and work collegially with the entire library staff; work some evening and weekend hours as necessary.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Hilary Hardcastle, Head of Reference Services, at