Law Library Director – Howard University Law Library

Position: Law Library Director
Location: Howard University Law Library – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at AALL Career Center:

Howard University School of Law invites applications for the position of Law Library Director. We are looking for a leader who can develop and implement innovative strategies that respond to the demands of an ever-changing law school environment. This is a 12-month tenured or tenure-track member of the law faculty who reports directly to the Dean of the law school.

The Director is responsible for all aspects of planning and administration of the Law Library, including strategic planning; budgeting; hiring, management and development of library staff; collection management; library services; and space planning. The Director will also have teaching and publication expectations consistent with the tenure and promotion standards of the law school and the University. The Director ensures that the Law Library’s collection and resources are sufficient to meet the primary goal of supporting the teaching and research needs of the School of Law’s faculty, staff and students, and ensures that the Law Library is in compliance with accreditation standards of the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools, and supports the Library’s relations with the law school, the University, library consortia, professional organizations, and the public.

Howard University School of Law is a private, mid-size law school of approximately 450 students located in Washington DC. The Howard Law Library is housed in a spacious physical facility built in 2001. For additional information about the library, visit