Associate Dean for the Law Library
Phoenix School of Law (PhoenixLaw) seeks applications for an experienced Associate Dean for the Law Library.
The school is a member of The InfiLaw System, a consortium of independent law schools committed to making legal education more responsive to the realities of new career dynamics. Its mission is to establish student-centered, American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law schools in underserved markets that graduate students with practice-ready skills, and achieve true diversity programs aimed at student academic and career success.
The Associate Dean for the Law Library (the "Associate Dean") reports to the Dean of Phoenix School of Law and is responsible for the management and development of the Law Library. Additionally, as a full-time faculty member, the Associate Dean teaches one (1) course per semester and performs other tasks reasonably assigned by the Dean. The Associate Dean will transform the Library into a cutting-edge library aimed at providing critical services and resources to support library users in a distributed learning environment with acquisitions to enable student and faculty research. The Associate Dean will support and develop library staff with the necessary training and skills to provide critical services in the new distributed learning environment.
The Associate Dean maintains a budget for all library services; keeps current with emerging library-related technical models; creates and/or refines policies and procedures; develops and implements measurements of service and resource usage; ensures a collection geared towards positive student outcomes and practice-readiness; offers services to alumni; participates as a member of the law school senior management team; and participates in various InfiLaw consortium committees.
The Associate Dean participates in teaching in the law school and produces scholarship that relates to primary job functions.
J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school; Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school; significant administrative and supervisory experience in an academic law library; strong background and understanding of law school and instructional technology; experience developing and writing policies and procedures; experience and expert knowledge of legal materials and legal research techniques; awareness of current trends in libraries and technology and excellent knowledge of library management, legal research, library automation, budgeting, planning and library instructional programs; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent instructional and teaching skills; significant, or potential for, scholarship; commitment to enhancing services through teamwork and responsiveness to clients; flexibility and enthusiasm for working in a collaborative environment.
Salary is commensurate with experience. PhoenixLaw offers a full benefits package. For more information about Phoenix School of Law, please visit www.Phoenixlaw.edu.
If helping others and working in a dynamic workplace is what you feel passionate about and you are looking for a new challenge and a chance to put your experience to work in an innovative environment – Phoenix School of Law may be the place for you.
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (for Academic Success Center positions), and the names of three professional references (including addresses and phone numbers) to hr@Phoenixlaw.edu or via mail to:
Phoenix School of Law
One North Central 14th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phoenix School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Phoenix School of Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americanís with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
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