University of Dayton — Assistant Director for Law Library Public Services & Law School Director of Student Life


The University of Dayton School of Law invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Zimmerman Law Library Public Services and Direct of Student Life. The School of Law is located in Keller Hall, a spacious facility constructed for state-of-the-art technology on the University of Dayton’s beautiful residential campus. The Law School is a recognized innovator in legal education, with a welcoming atmosphere and a commitment to practical legal training. The Law School offers highly competitive benefits and perks, including generous dependent-tuition benefits.

The primary responsibilities of this position, which reports to the Director of the Law Library, are the supervision, organization, implementation, and development of Law Library public services intended to satisfy the legal information and resource needs of Law Library patrons, including circulation and access services, research and reference services, instruction, and outreach. Additionally, the Director of Student Life component of this position, which reports to the Dean of Students for the Law School, includes responsibilities for implementation of strategies designed to enhance the educational experience and involvement of law students through social, service, cultural, intellectual, and leadership programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Master’s degree from a school accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Current knowledge of traditional and emerging academic law library practices and operations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

  • Work experience involving law schools and academic law libraries.
  • Teaching experience in higher education.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working collaboratively as a team member.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated successful project management experience.
  • Experience with and commitment to working with socially and culturally diverse communities.
  • Sensitivity to Catholic and Marianist values.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.