Thursday, July 31, 2008

New categories! writing, tech & career

We have added three new categories to Hearsay:
  • Writing Tips - legal writing tips, posted here and e-mailed to 1Ls
  • Career Center - information on CDC programs & resources
  • Ed Tech - tech tips and information about course software
Staff from the Writing Clinic, the Career Development Center and the Educational Technology department will contribute these posts. We hope you find them useful!

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

FCIL Librarian Position Available

Foreign, Comparative & International Law Librarian

Job Summary:

Reporting directly to the Reference Services Coordinator, the FCIL librarian provides reference & instructional services in international, comparative & foreign law research to students, faculty & alumni of the University of Denver, including academic units outside of the Sturm College of Law. Additionally, the FCIL librarian:

  • Provides basic & advanced instruction in international, comparative & foreign law research to library patrons. Provides lectures, workshops and tours to students from DU and the law school, as well as outside groups.
  • Serves as the primary liaison to the International Legal Studies & the International Environmental & Natural Resources Law programs. Creates structured legal research program including presentations, handouts & evaluation. Oversees graduate students’ research work for these areas.
  • Prepares bibliographic and other in-house materials for instructional purposes, including organization of www links in international law & natural resources.
  • Actively maintains an awareness of current developments in the international law field through print & online sources as well as meetings & conferences.
  • Suggests foreign, comparative & international legal & non-legal materials for addition to the law library’s collection.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of at least one foreign language, with Spanish strongly preferred
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience with managing staff
  • Interest in developing digital initiatives that will advance our educational mission, including experience with programs such as Access, Dreamweaver, Adobe Acrobat and Web 2.0 technology such as blogs & wikis

Required Qualifications:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school
  • MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Knowledge of foreign, comparative & international law materials
  • Commitment to providing the highest level of service

Application Process:

To be considered an official applicant, you must submit your application, resume and cover letter online at The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. DU is an EEO/AA employer. Please see our extensive benefit package at

Open until filled.