Associate Dean of Law Library & IT Services - University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

The Associate Dean of the Law Library and IT is a core member of the Law School’s senior leadership team and a member of the faculty who will have the opportunity to shape the future of this vibrant and thriving organization by leading the library’s efforts. The Associate Dean ensures broad and deep support of the research, educational, informational, and technological needs of faculty, students, and staff.

This position has faculty status and is entitled to the privileges and responsibilities of other members of the faculty of the Law School. The candidate must have significant law library administrative experience, be committed to service, and demonstrate strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Experience teaching legal research skills and/or current and emerging technologies that impact law libraries, legal education, and law practice is essential. Experience teaching full semester law courses for credit is preferred.

 The Associate Dean of Law Library & IT Services will promote a positive work environment, fostering collaborative and collegial work relationships between a dynamic mixture of promising new professional staff and faculty, intermixed with experienced staff and faculty. This leader will be expected to think strategically, to innovate, and to successfully move the law library and IT services in the Law School progressively forward in the rapidly changing environment of legal education.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate degree (JD) from an accredited law school in the United States
  • Master’s of Library Science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of five years of increasing professional responsibility in an academic law library setting, or other equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of experience teaching legal research and providing training on learning and practice technologies.
Apply online at:, for questions or issues with the application, contact Muyi Idehen ([email protected])