Law Librarian for Outreach and Programming

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Law
Law Library
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Required Documents
Cover letter, List of References

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Emory University School of Law, a top tier law school in the thriving city of Atlanta and the home of the Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, is seeking a self-motivated, outgoing, and creative professional with the demonstrated ability to collaborate and a commitment to providing high level service and support, to join our team full-time as the Law Librarian for Outreach and Programming.


Reporting to the Head of Access Services, the successful candidate will focus exclusively on the development and coordination of all outreach, marketing, and programming efforts for the library, with a focus on user experience, and involve themselves in all aspects of the law school community. The position works within parameters defined by Emory University and MacMillian Law Library. While this is a position that requires creative thinking, it also involves understanding of policy and working collaboratively with other departments to achieve consensus on projects and outcomes. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.


The MacMillan Law Library is a vital component of the Emory Law community, and puts at the forefront our instruction, research assistance, and student programming. The library currently devotes a significant number of resources to outreach for our students and faculty. With the support of the successful candidate, we hope to do even more.



  • Serve as an active and collaborative member of the Access Services Department
  • Promote library space, services, and events via newsletters, displays, posters, and presentations, to faculty, staff and students
  • Build and grow library programming
  • Maintain the library’s social media and online presence
  • Produce marketing materials such as brochures, signs, and digital media
  • Liaise with law school departments and student groups
  • Serve on library, law school, and University committees
  • Engage in professional librarianship activities at local, regional and national levels
  • Assist with Service Desk operations
  • Other duties as needed




  • MLIS (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited institution. Candidates who will complete their MLIS or equivalent prior to start date will be considered
  • Demonstrated oral and written communications skills, including a high comfort level interacting with a wide range of patrons
  • Proven ability to work independently within a framework of assigned responsibilities, as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with others



  • Experience using library-relevant technology applications including ALMA and suite of SpringShare products
  • Understanding of marketing concepts and best practices, demonstrated either by a degree or coursework in a field directly related to marketing and communications, relevant and significant work experience, or a combination of both
  • Prior experience working in law library setting
  • Working knowledge of project management skills and concepts
  • Proficiency with website design and graphic design including HTML and related programs


Salary and Benefits

Salary based on education, qualifications, and experience. Emory University offers an excellent benefits package, including an array of retirement plans, courtesy scholarships for employee, spouse and dependent children, and support for professional development and involvement in professional organizations.


Application Procedure

Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Address the cover letter to Search Committee, Law Librarian for Outreach and Programming. For additional information on the Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, visit our website at: http://library.law.emory.edu.


For questions regarding this position, please contact Kristi Tanner at kristi.tanner@emory.edu.

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