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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Out of State Opportunity

Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for a Research Services Librarian position, based in the Williams Law Library.

Located in the nation’s capital and within walking distance of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, Georgetown University Law Center is known for the quality of scholarship, the teaching of its faculty, which is among the largest in the nation, and for its exceptionally talented and diverse student body.


The Law Library consists of the Edward Bennett Williams Law Library and the John Wolff International and Comparative Law Library. Focused on service excellence and innovation, it is among the largest academic law libraries.


Under the direct supervision of the Head of Library Research Services, this position participates in the planning, development, implementation and administration of the library’s research services which support the research needs of the law center, focusing on the individual scholarly and educational pursuits of the law faculty, administration and student body.


In this capacity, the Research Services Librarian participates in managing and training of the Research Services Student Assistants. The Research Services Librarian also participates in the general functioning of the Patron Services Section, including such duties as participating in the reference desk rotation, holding individual research consultations with patrons, and participating in the faculty liaison program.



M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited library school; one to three years of professional library experience; some reference experience; knowledge of legal systems and resources; excellent oral and written communication skills.



J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or significant law library experience. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply for this position, please submit applications via the Georgetown University Human Resources Joblist web site using Job Number 20160201.  Address applications to Joseph W. Thomas, Deputy Director, and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references.


Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.