Senior Public Services Student Assistant Level IV
Contact: Kathy Hartman
Keh7@cornell.edu
Summary description:
Works independently at the circulation service desk assisting patrons and performing a variety of library tasks including assisting with legal research projects assigned by law librarians. Has primary evening responsibility of the circulation desk with Evening Supervisor available as back-up.
Specific duties:
1. Charge out, renew and discharge library material, including items on the library hold shelf as well as material in the Reserve and Course reserve collection.
2. Explains routine policies and procedures to patrons, answers directional and miscellaneous questions about the library.
3. Assist the References Librarians by working through lawyering problems for the 1L Lawyering classes and other legal research projects as assigned.
4. Responsible for closing the main reading room and making sure that only members of the law school community have access after hours.
5. Helps with routine clerical assignments and possibly loose-leaf filing.
Required qualifications:

1. Strong public services orientation and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
2. 2L or 3L (preference given to 2Ls)
3. Must be self-directed.
4. Strong work ethic and dependability.

Hours: Sunday –Thursday 6:30-8PM. Possibly 1-2 additional hours between 9-5 weekdays. Total will not exceed 10 hours per week.
Wage: Starting $10.75 commensurate with experience.

Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for June 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below.

The Changing Face of American Banking – Ranajoy Ray Chaudhuri

banking

Intellectual Disability: Civil and Criminal Forensic Issues – Michael Chafetz

disability

The Law and Economics of Class Actions – Edited by James Langenfeld

lawecon

retreat hours 2015

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