Phoenix School of Law (PhoenixLaw) seeks applications for an experienced
Emerging Technologies Librarian.

The school is a member of The InfiLaw System, a consortium of independent law
schools committed to making legal education more responsive to the realities
of new career dynamics. Its mission is to establish student-centered, American
Bar Association (ABA) accredited law schools in underserved markets that
graduate students with practice-ready skills, and achieve true diversity
programs aimed at student academic and career success.

The Emerging Technologies Librarian provides technology (software
applications, Web 2.0 applications, iPads, apps, and other technologies) and
research database training to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others
users of the Phoenix School of Law (PSL) Library. The Emerging Technologies
Librarian is the lead for implementing new technologies and databases for the
Library. The Emerging Technologies Librarian reports to the Assistant Director
for Collection Services.

Summary: The Emerging Technologies Librarian identifies,
implements, and evaluates current and emerging technologies for the delivery
of library services, with a special focus on research and instructional
services, including virtual reference, discovery tools, social networking
applications, mobile services, and instructional technologies; plans, develops
and evaluates the PSL Library website; and ensures that Library technology
services and instructional products are easy to use.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:


Tracks trends, assesses user needs and preferences, investigates new
developments and applications, and incorporates appropriate technologies to
support the delivery of services and resources of the Library

Provides leadership and coordination for planning, implementing, and training
for the adoption and integration of new technologies and databases

Serves as the Library liaison for database vendors and manages passwords for

Serves as the Library's lead contact for training faculty on courseware
systems such as TWEN and D2L

Maintains the Library's social media and website

Provides usage statistics using web analytics tools and vendor-provided

Collaborates to plan development opportunities for building technology
awareness and supports the PSL community of users in using and adopting
technologies that improve user experience

Maintains good working relationships with students, employees, vendors, and
other PSL community users

Works with other PSL departments to assure effective delivery of distance
education and instructional technology such as podcasts, screencasts,
animation, social media and blogs

Participates in troubleshooting users' technical problems with library

Provides reference and research services as part of a team

Develops policies and procedures

Performs other duties in support of the School's missions


Required Qualifications: MLS from ALA accredited school (will consider those
who are close to completion of the MLS); service-oriented, innovative, and
flexible attitude; demonstrated willingness to work in a fast-paced atmosphere
with multiple projects and diverse users; strong oral and written
communication skills; experience working in a professional, team-based
environment; demonstrated experience with Web 2.0 technologies; experience
training users how to use technology and databases; excellent technology
skills as demonstrated through the use of current and/or innovative
technologies; experience working in a library.

Preferred Qualifications: J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school or
substantive knowledge of American law equivalent to successful completion of
the first year of an ABA accredited full-time JD program; knowledge of, and
experience using, electronic and other legal research resources; experience in
teaching, performing legal reference services, and working with electronic

Salary is commensurate with experience. PhoenixLaw offers a full benefits
package. For more information about Phoenix School of Law, please visit

If helping others and working in a dynamic workplace is what you feel
passionate about and you are looking for a new challenge and a chance to put
your experience to work in an innovative environment - Phoenix School of Law
may be the place for you.

Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (for Academic Success
Center positions), and the names of three professional references (including
addresses and phone numbers) to [log in to unmask] or via mail to:

Phoenix School of Law

Human Resources

One North Central 14th Floor

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phoenix School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in
compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act
Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504
of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA) of 1990. Phoenix School of Law does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment
or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and
services to students.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the
American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the
duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the
individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be

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