Law Library Director and Librarian - Open Faculty Rank

Morgantown, West Virginia
Jul 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Law Library at West Virginia University invites applications for the position of Law Library Director and Librarian. This position is responsible for overall leadership, program development, administration, resource management, and strategic planning of the Law Library. The Director delegates responsibility to several full-time librarians and classified staff members. 

The Director’s major areas of responsibility are (1) communications and public relations; (2) strategic planning; (3) leadership and oversight of staff; (4) development and oversight of the collection; (5) oversight of Law Library services to faculty, students, and the public; (6) cooperation with and assistance to other College units, such as student services, development, career services, alumni relations, the West Virginia Law Review, and clinics; (7) collaboration with law faculty to design and teach legal research courses; and (8) personal research and scholarly writing. 




 Position requires a J.D. and an M.L.S. or related degree, a minimum of 8 years of successful professional experience in law libraries, including evidence of progressive responsibility, leadership, budget management, successful and creative management of staff and operations, and excellent interpersonal skills. Experience and proficiency with law-practice technology is also preferred. 

Application materials must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three professional references. 

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and Veterans.