June 11, 2008
Opening: Associate Dean for Library and Information Services, University of San Diego School of Law Library
The University of San Diego School of Law invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean, Library and Information Services. This is a faculty tenure / tenure track position reporting directly to the law school dean.
Duties include full administrative responsibility for the Pardee Legal Research Center, a 533,000 volume library serving a faculty of 60 and 1,100 law students. The library has a staff of 22 and a budget of $3 million. Information services responsibilities include supervision of two law school technology staff, coordination of information services to the law school, and overseeing the school technology plan, in consultation with the University's Chief Information Officer.
Candidates must have a JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school; an MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution; significant experience in law library administration and information technology; and highly developed leadership and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated experience in an academic law library supporting significant scholarly research; a record of professional engagement and scholarship.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience; USD provides a full range of employment benefits.
University of San Diego:
USD is a highly-ranked private Roman Catholic university offering a full range of academic programs. Located on the Pacific Rim and minutes from Mexico, the campus occupies a mesa overlooking the Pacific Ocean and is an oasis of fountains, tropical landscaping, and Spanish Renaissance architecture. The law school is nationally recognized for the distinction of its faculty. For more information, visit <www.sandiego.edu>.
Send materials to Prof. Grant Morris, Chair, LRC Director Search Committee, University of San Diego School of Law, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110; or submit materials by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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