December 1, 2010
Opening: Director for the Library and Information Technology Services, LSU Law
Reporting directly to the Chancellor of the Law Center, the Director is the chief administrative officer for the law library and information technology services and is responsible for all operations within both areas including planning, budgeting, and administration. The Director monitors both the library and IT services to ensure all programs and functions of each fully support the academic, research, and practical needs of Law Center students, faculty, and visitors. The Director coordinates the research component of the required first year course in Legal Research and Writing and teaches in the program along with other members of the Library professional staff and an opportunity to teach an advanced course as part of the Law Center curriculum. This position presents an opportunity for a creative administrator to help the Law Center enhance the library and information technology environments and will have an opportunity to work with the Chancellor in filling a number of key vacancies. The Director works with the Chancellor and other members of the Law Center community to help determine the overall course and direction of the Law Center.
Qualification Requirements: Candidates must have a JD from an ABA-accredited law school and a MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution. Candidates must have significant administrative experience in a law library and understand the functioning and operation of an academic law school library. Candidates must have a customer oriented approach to working with all Law Center constituencies to support the teaching, scholarship, and service goals of the Law Center and must work to review, evaluate, and align services with ongoing changes in the Law Center curriculum. Candidates must possess a familiarity with information and instructional technologies. Interested applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, and three references to www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. The Law Center will begin reviewing applications on December 21, 2010 and the position will remain open until filled.
The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer.