The Law Library at the University of Memphis has an opening for an Assistant Director, Reference and Access Services. This newly reclassified management position offers a great opportunity to develop, implement and manage services. In addition, there will be opportunities to teach courses such as advanced legal research.
We will hold information meetings regarding the position at the AALL Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Interested librarians should contact D.R. Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting. You can also schedule a meeting at the Career Center at AALL.
Summary Job Information: Manages, supervises, coordinates, develops and directs Law Library reference and access services. These services include reference, research instruction, circulation, reserve, interlibrary loan and stacks maintenance. Develops, coordinates, implements and participates in Law Library instructional programs and teaching services, including teaching as part of the Legal Methods program and teaching for credit specialized and advanced research and other courses.
Master’s degree in library and information science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited school and a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school. Minimum six years of experience working as a librarian in an academic law library. Experience using the Innovative Interfaces Integrated System, or a similar library system, in an academic law library. Experience supervising staff.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits. Support for conference attendance.
About University of Memphis School of Law Library
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is in the restored U.S. Customs House, Post Office and Courthouse in downtown Memphis. The Law School has been ranked Number 1 on PreLaw Magazine’s list of Best Law School Buildings (2018, 2014). Memphis is a beautiful city with low real estate prices and an excellent quality of life. The city is known for its friendly atmosphere, revitalized downtown, and attractions such as Graceland, Beale Street, Opera Memphis, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Memphis Zoo, NBA Grizzlies, Memphis Tigers basketball team and National Civil Rights Museum.