Assistant Director for User Services

Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law invites applications from versatile individuals to join us as Assistant Director for User Services for the Salmon P. Chase Law Library, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.  This is a full-time, tenure-track, library faculty position, with full benefits.  The Assistant Director position involves both library and teaching responsibilities.


The Assistant Director will

  • Manage Circulation and public operations
  • Provide reference services to Chase students and faculty, NKU students and faculty, and public patrons
  • Handle Interlibrary Loans
  • Participate in collection development decisions
  • Work with IT and Facilities Management personnel on pertinent issues
  • Teach Legal Research (a 2 credit graded course)
  • Produce scholarship that meets the College of Law promotion and tenure standards
  • Support faculty development with assistance on article submission platforms
  • Serve on law school committees as assigned by the Dean of the College of Law
  • Represent the Library and/or College of Law in the greater university and in the profession as appropriate


  • Masters Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution
  • Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school
  • Strong academic record
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Legal reference experience and familiarity with the LibGuides platform are preferred.
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