Law Library Director

Law Library Director


The University of Maine School of Law, in the thriving and increasingly diverse coastal community of Portland, Maine, invites applications for the position of Law Library Director.  The Law Library Director is primarily responsible for managing all aspects of the Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library, including determining and administering library policies and programs to accomplish the law library’s mission of educating students, supporting faculty in their teaching, scholarship, and service, and providing assistance to the legal profession and the wider community.


The position of Law Library Director is a full-time faculty position within the School of Law.  The start date is negotiable.  Rank and salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. Members of minority groups, women, and others whose background would contribute to the diversity of the Law School are encouraged to apply. Information about Maine Law’s diversity initiatives can be found on our:


Review of applications begins immediately.  For full consideration, materials must be submitted by September 1, 2022.


University of Maine School of Law:

The University of Maine School of Law is the state’s public and only law school, a vital resource serving our local, regional, national, and global community. Maine Law is an institutional public servant committed to providing an accessible and affordable student-focused program of legal education and achieving the highest standards of ethical behavior. Our rigorous doctrinal and experiential curriculum, influential scholarship, and signature programming prepare students to practice law, promote respect for the rule of law, and advance justice for all members of society.


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Applicants must possess a Master's degree in Library/Information science, a J.D. degree or its equivalent, administrative experience in an academic law library, experience with student and faculty services, and a record or promise of successful teaching and student mentoring.


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The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.


The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of Maine, Room 101 Boudreau Hall, Orono, ME  04469, 207-581-1226.  TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).