The University of Colorado Law School invites applications for the Director of the William A. Wise Law Library to begin at the start of the 2023-34 academic year. The Director of the Law Library is a 12-month, Instructor or Tenure Track faculty position and is appointed on a continuing appointment with rank commensurate with experience and qualifications. This may include, but does not require, appointment to the tenure or tenure-track faculty in the Law School or in the University Libraries (tenure home in the University Libraries, rostered in the Law School), depending on the interests and experience of the successful candidate.
The Law Library's primary mission is to support the strategic initiatives of the Law School (https://www.colorado.edu/law/about-colorado-law). In order to achieve our mission, the Law Library strives to create a culture of innovation, creativity, responsiveness, and excellence for all of our endeavors. The Law Library supports the scholarly and teaching activities of the Law School's faculty, administrative staff, and students. The Law Library is a center for innovation in legal research pedagogy, and provides services to the University, the local community, and beyond through its digital collections, outreach, and collaborations. The Law Library currently has 8 professional librarians, 6 support staff, and an annual budget in excess of $3.45 million.
We strongly encourage applications from people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ people, veterans, and others whose background, experience, and viewpoints would contribute to the diversity of our faculty.