June 9, 2011
Opening: Associate Dean for Information Services, Wake Forest Univ. School of Law
The Position. Wake Forest University School of Law invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Information Services. The Associate Dean oversees library and information technology services to ensure that they fully support the academic, research, and technological needs of Wake Forest constituencies. The position presents an opportunity for a creative administrator to help the law school enhance the library and information technology environments in a library undergoing a transformation to an information commons of the twenty-first century. The Associate Dean will report directly to the Dean of the School of Law, who is committed to building and supporting an active and responsive law library. The Associate Dean should have knowledge of emerging technologies and their application to libraries. As Associate Dean, leadership skills in a collaborative environment will enable the successful completion of initiatives, as the library transforms itself into an information commons.
Qualifications. A law degree and a M.L.S. (or equivalent) from accredited programs are required. The successful candidate should be an innovative administrator with a record of accomplishment and experience and must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the scope, process, and demands of a twenty-first century law school. An ability to conceive and articulate a vision for the future of library resources and services is critical. Candidates must have a customer oriented approach to working with all law school constituencies to support the teaching, scholarship, and service goals of the law school. An intellectual curiosity in and familiarity with new educational technologies is essential.
Salary and Benefits. Salary will be nationally competitive commensurate with ability and experience. A generous benefits package is included. The position is an administrative appointment, accompanied by a term faculty appointment that is subject to law faculty approval.
Nominations and applications should be addressed to:
Executive Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Wake Forest University School of Law
Box 7206 Reynolda Station
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7206
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.