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.
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.
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.