February 20, 2006
Opening: Law Library Director, Charlotte School of Law
Charlotte School of Law seeks nominations and applications for the Director of the Law Library and Technology Center. Charlotte School of Law, an institution that aims to establish itself as a leader in outcome-based legal education, received licensure from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors in March 2005 and will open in the fall of 2006. Charlotte School of Law is the first law school in North Carolina’s most populous city. Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation and is also the second-largest banking center in the country, trailing only New York City in terms of headquartered assets. Booming with economic, commercial and cultural activity, Charlotte is a dynamic community that combines warm Southern hospitality with a modern, world-class city.
Charlotte School of Law recently announced the appointment of Dr. E. Eugene (Gene) Clark as its founding dean. Dean Clark is a renowned author and legal scholar. He has served as dean and head of law schools in Darwin and Canberra, Australia, and has extensive experience guiding international law programs. The school is a member of The InfiLaw System, a consortium of independent law schools, which operates law schools in Jacksonville, FL and Phoenix, AZ.
The Director of the Law Library and Technology Center provides leadership for the effective integration of appropriate information resources and technologies into instructional and bibliographic services. This position is responsible for the operation of the law school's Library and Technology Center (LTC) which is charged with the management and development of CSL’s technology as well as the acquisition, organization, and utilization of information resources in a wide variety of formats. Candidates should be (1) committed to a learning experience that is student-centered and facilitates practice-readiness; (2) attracted by the process of institution building; (3) committed to management and faculty development based on best practices and continuous self-improvement; (4) comfortable with change and innovation; (5) contributive to positive group dynamics; (6) an effective role model for transparent interaction and a humility based culture; and (7) motivated by the opportunity for institutional and self-development on the basis of enlightened leadership principles and professional mentoring.
The InfiLaw System is a consortium of independent, community-based law schools that is committed to making legal education more responsive to the realities of new career dynamics. Its mission is to establish student-centered, ABA accredited law schools in underserved markets that graduate students with the skills of a second-year associate and achieve true diversity programs aimed at student academic and career success.
If this mission is one that you feel passionate about and you are looking for a new challenge, a chance to put your expertise to work in a new venture - Charlotte School of Law may be the place for you. Please send curriculum vitae and/or resume with a letter of interest to Jo Ann Czomba, email@example.com.
Charlotte School of Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Inquiries welcome from qualified candidates. Women and members of historically disadvantaged groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
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