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Reference Librarian - Lansing Campus

The Reference Librarian will be based at WMU-Cooley’s Lansing campus in Lansing, Michigan. The Reference Librarian will assist library users in traditional and electronic research and participate in the faculty liaison program. The Reference Librarian works with students and faculty; and, assists with instructional support and administrative public services tasks. This individual may teach one-credit advanced research courses and contribute to various instructional classes. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Successful candidates will possess all or many of the following qualifications and/or skills: Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS), Library Information Science (MLIS) or Juris Doctor (J.D.), a library and law degree preferred; minimum of three to four years of experience in law library public services, law library or law office setting; knowledge of computer, specialized legal, and course management software; knowledge of print and online legal and traditional resources; strong verbal, written, and organizational skills; strong service ethic; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact positively with individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds; self-directed; can manage multiple tasks and projects; engage in complex decision making; and, works well in a team environment. 

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via e-mail to [email protected]. Please include “Reference Librarian Lansing” in the subject line. Ms. Viktoria Metcalfe, Human Resources Generalist, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, 300 S. Capitol Ave, Lansing MI, 48933. First consideration will be given to those who apply before July 8, 2022. We are an equal employment opportunity employer.