Assistant Director for Digital Services

Highland Heights, KY
Full Time
09-22-2021
Job #: 30001572
Description:
Purpose of Position:
The Assistant Director for Digital Services for the Salmon P. Chase Law Library is a full-time, tenure-track, library faculty position, with full benefits. The Assistant Director position involves both library and teaching responsibilities with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2022.

Primary Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director will
  • Serve as liaison with Lexis and Westlaw representatives
  • Work with IT personnel on pertinent issues
  • Assist faculty with online learning platforms including Canvas and TWEN
  • Assist faculty with online dissemination of scholarly publications including via SSRN
  • Teach Legal Research (a 2 credit graded course)
  • Provide reference services to Chase students and faculty, NKU students and faculty, and public patrons
  • Do occasional cataloging and maintain collection statistics; serve as a liaison with the main library on online catalog issues
  • Participate in collection development decisions
  • Manage the library’s online archive of Kentucky appellate briefs
  • Serve on law school committees as assigned by the Dean of the College of Law
  • Represent the Library and/or College of Law in the greater university and in the profession as appropriate.

Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution
  • Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school
  • Strong academic record
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Legal reference experience and familiarity with the LibGuides platform are preferred.

Minimum Education Juris Doctorate

Preferred Education Juris Doctorate

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