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Assistant Director for Digital Services

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 7, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Working Title Assistant Director for Digital Services Department Chase - Law Library Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number 30001572 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

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
Requisition Number 2021F556 Job Open Date 09/07/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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