SLIS Jobline Your Source for Professional, Pre-Professional, and Internship Positions

Assistant Dean Law Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA

Job Description

  • Works with the Associate Dean of the Law Library to fulfill the educational and service obligations and responsibilities of the law library.
  • Works with the Associate Dean to plan, direct, and assess the services and resources of the UMass Dartmouth Law Library within the context of the university‚Äôs mission and strategic plan.
  • Promotes the services and resources of the law library within the law school, the university and the local community.
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership and managerial skills to help plan, articulate, and implement
  • The position develops, implements and monitors library policies, procedures and programs.
    Collaborates in determining policies and works closely with the library’s committees and teams.
  • Works with the library staff, law school staff, law faculty, law students, members of the university community, members of the local bar and the general public.
  • Works with the Associate Dean and division heads to ensure that all library personnel are working effectively and are in proper position classifications.
  • The Assistant Dean will have a special focus on developing polices, programs and support for faculty scholarship and creating opportunities and support for student and faculty engaged and scholarly research. As such, the incumbent is a confidential employee as defined in M.G. L. Chapter 150E, Section 1.


  • 75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • State Pension Retirement Plan
  • Optional Retirement Savings Plans
  • Tuition Credit (Employee, Spouse, & Dependents)
  • Twelve (12) paid holidays
  • Paid personal, vacation, and sick time
  • And More!

For a detailed summary of benefits for this position, please navigate Benefits for ESU.


For more information about this position, including qualifications and how to apply, please navigate to our website at UMass Careers. All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for at least three professional references.

The review of applications will be ongoing.