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Associate Director-Operations & Collections - 997768

Apply Now Job Number: 502281
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Law-Library
Categories: Library Services

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Job Title: Associate Director-Operations & Collections - 997768
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates work activities of subordinates and staff, including hiring, coaching, evaluating, and terminating.
2. Organizes, coordinates, and administers bibliographic instruction, and library orientation.
3. Ensures quality and accuracy of the services provided to Library customers through the Technical Services Department.
4. Advises upper management of developments and trends in law, librarianship, and technology.
5. Coordinates interdepartmental activities within the Library and assists in identifying and executing Technical Services Department projects, and establishing Technical Services Department standards and policies.
6. Participates in the preparation of the annual budget and monitors the materials budget.
7. Creates processes and procedures that streamline Technical Services Department operations.
8. Sustains contacts and networking opportunities with library and legal community stakeholders.
9. Participates with developing plans for renovation of physical facilities and directly supervises ongoing projects within the Technical Services Department.
10. Teaches Advanced Legal Research at least one semester a year (provided the College of Law offers the course).
11. Develops and implements policies and procedures relating to operations, collections and technical services.
12. Provides professional development opportunities for all Technical Services staff at the Panza Mauer Law Library.
13. Co-manages the library's social networking program and evaluates new emerging technologies for use in the library with an eye towards expanded library services.
14. Makes recommendations for purchase of library materials.
15. Provides research and reference services in a team environment.
16. Consults with other key personnel on electronic, Web 2.0 tools, emerging technologies, and other media based resources.
17. Serves on cross-library committees at NSU-Florida.
18. Engages in professional development, including representing the library in a professional organization context.
19. Establishes and communicates priorities for the Technical Services Department and monitors the quality of all work products.
20. Performs original and complex copy cataloging in all formats.
21. Maintains the integrity and accuracy of records.
22. Works with library materials vendors to ensure print and online resources are kept current.
23. Creates and maintains ERM (Electronic Resource Management).
24. Create, document, implement, and evaluate shared practices and procedures across all libraries for shared systems, related software and services.
25. Prepares informational, tracking, statistical and required reports.
26. Chairs and participates on various PMLL organizations and committees.
27. Stays abreast of publishers' current offerings and recommends cost-effective selections/withdrawals for the collection in accordance with acquisitions policies.
28. Represents the law library and the University at local, regional and national meetings and conferences.
29. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Prepares statistical and other reports as assigned.

2. Conducts other tasks as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Familiarity with a variety of print and electronic resources, including legal resources.

2. Extensive knowledge of integrated library systems.

3. Demonstrated leadership and management skills.

4. Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.

5. Ability to work cooperatively in a collegial environment
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Juris Doctorate and Master's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Juris Doctorate from ABA-accredited school and Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited school and five (5) years of professional experience in academic law libraries.

2. Two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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