September 7, 2006
Opening: Law Library Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of North Carolina School of Law is seeking applications and nominations for its Law Library Director. The Kathrine R. Everett Law Library has a professional staff of 11 librarians, a staff of 9 and a collection of over 500,000 volumes. The library serves 700 law students and a faculty of 60. The University of North Carolina is a major research university, enrolling 25,000 students and supported by 18 libraries. Chapel Hill is a small town near the cities of Durham and Raleigh in central North Carolina. It benefits from proximity to several other major research universities, and boasts a wide variety of social and cultural opportunities.
Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Law Library Director include, but are not limited to, supervising and managing the overall operation of the law library; meeting with the University Librarian and the Health Sciences Librarian on matters of library policymaking and budgeting; overseeing personnel and organization of the law library; managing budget and fundraising activities; planning for long-term library and collection development; preparing reports and statistics for the use of the law library and the law school; fostering good public relations for the library, serving as liaison between the law school administration and faculty and the library faculty and staff; classroom teaching; and representing the law library in various groups and at meetings and professional organizations. The Law Library Director reports to the Dean of the School of Law.
Qualifications: Qualifications for the position of Law Library Director include: a Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library or information science program; a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school; an ability to work collaboratively with library staff, campus personnel and community constituents at all levels; skills in personnel management; administrative experience at a high level in an academic law library; knowledge of legal bibliography; excellent communication skills; leadership ability; supervisory experience; a record of scholarly productivity; and excellence as a teacher. This position may be tenured, tenure-track, or fixed term. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply for this position.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, a resumé, and contact information of three references via mail to:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
100 Ridge Road, Campus Box 3380
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Application deadline: Open Until Filled
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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