STETSON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW in Tampa Bay, Florida, seeks to fill a position for a tenure-track or tenured Law Library Director.
Stetson is Florida’s oldest law school and Stetson has earned a national reputation for its Advocacy, Elder Law, Legal Writing, and Higher Education programs. We encourage potential applicants to visit our website at http://www.law.stetson.edu to learn more about our law school, our community, and our programs.
We welcome applications for the Law Library Director who is responsible for the oversight and administration of the Law Library. The Director will develop long-range plans for the library's collections, personnel, physical plant, and technology needs. The Director works strategically with administration to identify, evaluate, and implement law library programs and services that support the College of Law’s goal to produce practice-ready graduates. The Director also oversees the library’s annual budget. The Director holds faculty rank commensurate with qualifications and experience and is required to engage in teaching, scholarship, and service to the law school, the university, the legal profession, and the community.
The qualified candidate will have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and a Masters in Library Science or equivalent degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited school. Significant senior-level administrative experience in an academic law library or any equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Previous management experience is required for this position. The qualified candidate must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills; strong organizational and administrative skills; success working constructively in a collaborative environment with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff; and a high degree of professionalism and discretion. The qualified candidate must demonstrate a willingness to design and implement innovative programs and services. The Director should demonstrate professional engagement and scholarly potential. An understanding of and interest in technology and the changing legal profession is necessary. Application review will begin mid-August. Interviews may occur at the AALS 2018 Faculty Recruitment Conference or by video/telephone conference.
The Stetson University community is dedicated to being one of inclusive excellence, where people from all backgrounds can live, learn, work and contribute.
Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.
Please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for your professional references to Kirsten Davis and Roberta Flowers, Co-Chairs, Faculty Appointments Screening Committee. You may email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also apply through standard mail to Shannon Edgar, Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st Street South, Gulfport, Florida 33707.
About Stetson University College of Law
With its main campus in Gulfport, which is adjacent to St. Petersburg, Florida, the College of Law was established in 1900 and is Florida's oldest law school. Stetson is ranked first in trial advocacy and second for legal writing by U.S. News & World Report. Stetson also has a part-time program with classes held on both its Gulfport campus and its satellite campus in Tampa. Stetson has earned a national reputation for its advocacy and higher education programs. The College has centers for excellence in advocacy, elder law, higher education law and policy, and international law. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit our Web site at http://www.law.stetson.edu to learn more about the College of Law.