Director of Law Library and Technology Resources

$105,000 - $130,000 yearly
  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • Jul 29, 2022
Full time Education Legal

Job Description

The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for the position of Director of Law Library
and Technology Resources. The director of our library also has a non-tenure track faculty appointment,
and the successful candidate will be appointed as an associate or full teaching professor depending on
the Director’s qualifications. The successful candidate will be an effective manager with the ability to lead
our law library to best serve our students, faculty, and staff in their teaching, scholarship, and service. The
Director teaches one course each semester related to research or technology and works closely with the
law school’s administrative leadership team.
The University of Missouri-Columbia is the flagship campus of the University of Missouri system and is
one of only 33 public universities in the country belonging to the Association of American Universities, a
group of elite research universities. In addition, Columbia is a wonderful college town halfway between St.
Louis and Kansas City that is regularly ranked as one of the most livable cities in the country.
Responsibilities:
The Director is responsible for the planning and the administration of all aspects of the law library and
its operations, including:
Setting the strategic vision and direction of the Law Library;
Providing for the organization, administration, and supervision of the Law Library in compliance with
ABA and AALS library standards;
Developing library services, collections, and technology enterprises consistent with evolving faculty,
student, and administrative needs;
Recruitment, management, and development of law library staff;
Working collaboratively with the librarians to build and maintain an appropriate law library print and
digital collection;
Administration of the law library and law IT staff and overseeing and enhancing Law School
technology;
Promoting and creating professional development opportunities for library staff, particularly around
technology, project management, and communication;
Serving on Law School and University committees and task forces as appointed.