Deputy Director - Biddle Law Library - Philadelphia

  • 18 Jul 2022 3:33 PM
    Message # 12852761
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    The Biddle Law Library at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School seeks candidates for the newly created position of Deputy Director. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Biddle Law Library, the Deputy Director will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the library. They will oversee all library operations, services, and personnel. The Deputy Director collaborates with the Associate Dean on the development and implementation of the mission, goals, and broad policy directions for the law library and in providing operational leadership (e.g., strategic planning, administration, assessment, communication, and budget management). In partnership with the Associate Dean, this position will collaborate with other administrators and leaders across the law school, university, and consortia.

    The Biddle Law Library is an inclusive team of professionals with a kind, collaborative spirit and a drive to innovate.  We meet our strategic goals by fostering a mutually supportive culture that encourages teamwork, while also creating space for individuals to cultivate their own initiatives. The Law School and law library administration provide abundant support and guidance for new projects and ideas to flourish.  Biddle is an integral part of the Penn Carey Law community. We provide essential support to our world-class faculty, highly motivated student body, and welcoming, convivial staff.  Biddle team members have ample opportunities for professional growth, including funding for professional development, collaboration across departments and colleges, and freedom to explore new areas of interest.  Penn supports its employees’ well-being with a sensible approach to hybrid work, excellent benefits, and a commitment to equity and inclusion.

    Philadelphia is one of America's most historic and celebrated cities. The Law School is in the heart of the charming University City district, surrounded by countless gourmet food options, cultural venues, and shops. Penn supports alternative commuting approaches such as mass transit and bicycling, and the law school is just a short walk away from a major transit hub that provides convenient access to most neighborhoods in the Greater Philadelphia area.  Philadelphia is a city of diverse and fantastic neighborhoods, with something for everyone! Enjoy our wonderful outdoor spaces (including America’s largest urban park with miles of hiking and biking trails), vibrant and interesting cultural institutions, and some of the best food in the United States. Located in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, we are just a two-hour train ride from New York City and Washington, DC.

    Please submit applications, including a cover letter and resume/CV, through the Careers@Penn site:

    Last modified: 18 Jul 2022 3:34 PM | Anonymous member

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