Deputy Director; UC Hastings College of the Law; San Francisco

As the University of California's first law school, UC Hastings College of the Law boasts a rich history of achievement in the field of legal education. Established in 1878 and located in San Francisco's Civic Center district, our vibrant institution provides outstanding instruction for nearly 1,200 students from more than 120 universities and colleges across the country. We are a WASC-accredited institution that is dedicated to outcomes-based education and assessment and provide an innovative, fun and rewarding work environment for our valued employees. We also provide an impressive benefits package, including a retirement plan, a variety of health, dental, vision, life, disability and legal insurance plans, a minimum of 3 weeks vacation starting the first year for full-time employees, Credit Union benefits and a Pre-Tax Transport Program. As a member of our team, you will enjoy a warm-hearted, deeply committed group of co-workers and a dynamic community of faculty and students. Contact us today to learn more about our unique environment and our current full-time opportunity for a Deputy Director, Law Library.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Library Services and Educational Effectiveness, the Deputy Director manages the Library’s day-to-day operations, including services, collections, facilities and personnel activities. The Deputy Director is 1 of a 3 person Library management team, including the Associate Dean and the Head of Technical Services, responsible for all aspects of library management. The Law Library has a staff of 8 librarians and 5 paraprofessionals. In addition to a strong core of basic services, the library has taken innovative approaches in several areas, including implementing an institutional repository of faculty scholarship, maintaining a strong faculty/librarian liaison program and assisting in the development of online legal education courses.

Requirements include MLIS and JD degrees from accredited programs, extensive experience supervising librarians and paraprofessional staff in a union environment, 3+ years of experience providing user services or managing user service operations in a law library, demonstrated success operating in a dynamic and changing law library environment, familiarity with library technical and bibliographic services, teaching experience, especially teaching legal research, and experience with information technology or library systems beyond knowledge of LEXIS, WESTLAW, BLOOMBERG and office software. Requires strong managerial, analytical, problem-solving, project management, prioritization, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills. Prefer knowledge of outcomes-based education and assessment and/or online instructional skills.

This full-time opportunity offers an annual hiring range of $115,258-$161,383 commensurate with experience and an excellent fringe benefits package. To learn more and to apply, go to: http://www.uchastings.edu/about/admin-offices/human-resources/docs/current-openings/deputy.director.april.2013.pdf. Failure to provide the information as required on the application form including attaching a cover letter and a resume may immediately disqualify an applicant from employment consideration. This position has been designated as “sensitive” and requires a pre-employment background check. This position is open until filled. EEOE

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