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Chicago-Kent – Associate Director for Research & Instructional Services

Position Title: Associate Director for Research & Instructional Services

Position Description

Are you looking to work in a fast-paced, dynamic academic law school environment? Apply to be Associate Director for Research & Instructional Services, where the librarians:

  • Develop innovative library services for faculty, students, and staff
  • Research interdisciplinary subjects for our world-renowned faculty
  • Provide legal and competitive intelligence research services for the law school
  • Coordinate research instruction for law students in legal writing and other courses
  • Work with staff throughout the law school – librarians are integrated into the legal writing program, handle social media for law school marketing, train staff on research and technology, and more
  • Explore professional leadership opportunities in local and national law library organizations
  • Work in a great part of Chicago, convenient to public transportation and terrific food

The Associate Director is a vital part of our team who will lead the library’s research and instructional services, supervise a research librarian, and collaborate with staff of the library and the law school. The Associate Director for Research & Instructional Services and the Associate Director for Operations provide leadership to ensure that the library’s services meet the needs of the law school.

Requirements include:

  • 1-3 years supervisory experience
  • JD, MLS, and 1-3 years law library reference experience
  • Technology experience – our daily work uses everything from Google Apps and MS Office to video production
  • Excellent teaching/presentation skills


Apply by December 30 for full consideration. Please apply through the Illinois Tech employment website:



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