April 23, 2012
Opening: Assistant Director for Research and Online Services/Assistant Professor of Law Library Services, Chase Law Library, Northern Kentucky University
The College of Law is looking for an individual with a strong background in teaching research and providing support to the students and faculty of the College of Law. A demonstrated enthusiasm and experience in promoting and embracing the use of technology to support scholarship and research are essential.
Responsibilities: Play a leading role in assisting the faculty and teaching the students of the College of Law to use cutting edge research tools. Promote faculty scholarship through the use of SSRN, Expresso and other online sources. Promote the library through various social media sources including Facebook and YouTube. Ideal candidates should be service-oriented and be able to provide research and instructional support to faculty and students in cooperation with the other librarians.
The Research & Online Services Librarian should be an effective teacher and be willing to teach in the first year legal research program as well as in the upper level Advanced Legal Research course. (Additional compensation is provided for teaching in these programs). This position is tenure track within the faculty of the law library.
- 3-5 years’ experience in a law library.
- M.L.S., M.L.I.S., or equivalent from ALA-accredited school
- J.D. degree from an accredited law school
- High quality communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
- Experience using computer-based research tools
- Understanding and familiarity with library related technology.
- Knowledge of web based and social networking applications, including HTML, relevant experience in Web 2.0 technologies, and some web design
- Some experience teaching legal research.
Salary: $60,000.00 - $64,000.00
Applying: Please send a cover letter, your resume, and the contact information of three references to: (Electronic submission is preferred).
Professor of Law Library Services
Assistant Director for Instruction and Outreach
NH207 – Law Library
Chase College of Law
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Deadlines: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preliminary screening of applicants will begin on May 1st, 2012.
It is the policy of Northern Kentucky University to be a complete affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and to provide equal employment opportunity on the basis of merit and without discrimination based on race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability and status as a disabled veteran of the Vietnam Era. Upon a contingent offer of employment all applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.