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Assistant/Associate Librarian

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Dartmouth, MA

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 22nd, 2022


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North Dartmouth, MA


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Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


Job Description

The Assistant/Associate Librarian provides general and in-depth legal reference and instruction service, while working as a member of the law library team. Delivers active and responsive service to law faculty, law students, the university community, members of the local bar, and the public at large. Assistance to law faculty will include liaison services, interlibrary loan, in-depth research, citation checking, and in-class instruction, when needed. Shares responsibility for provision of circulation services, including supervision and training of student staff. Interacts and cooperates in administrative functions supportive of law school activities, including the law review, career services, admissions, and the LEC. The Assistant/Associate Librarian will have primary responsibility for administrative supervision of one of the major legal research databases, (Lexis, or Westlaw). Follows the University’s best practices to build and/or support student academic success and retention, and assist in meeting strategic objectives for persistence and timely graduation of all the student population. 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.

UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits such as: 

  • 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 Summary of Benefits for Faculty.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMassD) is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, a half-hour east of Providence, and a half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world-class education to more than 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students each year in nearly 60 undergraduate and 50 graduate (MS & PhD) programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology. UMassD has transformed the lives of more than 50,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. UMassD is the only Massachusetts national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine 
science and technology industries along the south coast of Massachusetts.The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class. UMass Dartmouth reserves the 
right to conduct background checks on potential employees.


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