Assistant Dean for Legal Information
Assistant Dean and University LibrarianJob Description:
The University of Florida College of Law invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Legal Information, Legal Information Center (LIC), a 12-month, non-tenure-track position. The University of Florida College of Law ranks among the leading public law schools in the country. The LIC is fully integrated into the College of Law’s programs and activities, preparing law students for law practice in a technology-savvy environment and promoting and supporting faculty scholarship. The LIC is highly valued as a vital center for research and teaching.
All librarians teach credit courses in legal research and serve on College of Law committees. The assistant dean provides leadership and creative vision in all aspects of library operations, including: administration, budgeting, hiring and supervision of library personnel, strategic planning, teaching and collection building, and initiating and monitoring library programs and services in compliance with accreditation standards of the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.Minimum Requirements:
- Knowledge of data and information retrieval, analysis, and interpretation.
- Familiarity with information and instructional technologies.
- Champion of innovation and technology solutions to support the educational mission of the College of Law.
- Experience supervising and mentoring tenure-track librarians.
The University of Florida Levin College of Law embraces diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and welcomes applications from persons who would add to the diversity of our academic community. Salary, benefits, and research support will be nationally competitive. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more: “EEO is the Law” http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf.
To apply, submit (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; (2) your current resume or CV; and (3) a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email).
If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact Appointments Committee Chair Leslie Knight: P.O. Box 117625, Gainesville, FL 32611.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352)392-4621, or TDD (352)392-7734.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.