Under the general direction of the Director of the Library, the Faculty Scholarship & Educational Technology Librarian provides support for integrating educational technology at Chicago-Kent College of Law. The position helps faculty use classroom technologies and trains students to use technologies needed in the practice of law. The Faculty Scholarship and Educational Technology Librarian is responsible for planning and managing various initiatives and programs related to promoting faculty scholarship, including the Chicago-Kent's Scholarly Commons, the institutional repository. This position supervises a team of faculty support staff. The position also provides research and reference assistance as needed.
Department: CK Library
Position Category: Full Time
Education & Experience:
ABA-accredited J.D. and ALA-accredited M.L.S./M.L.I.S or equivalent degrees required. A minimum of three to five years of relevant professional law library experience is required.
Knowledge & Skills:
Working knowledge of current technology trends in education.
Demonstrated experience working with an institutional repository.
Knowledge of the current trends in scholarly communication, copyright, and emerging information technologies.
Must demonstrate an ability to prioritize efficiently and solve problems effectively.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collegial environment.
Problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
Experience using Google Suite and Office products.
Experience using a learning management system.
Understanding of copyright, fair use, and open access issues.
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