Reference Librarian/Part-time

The George Mason University Law Library is seeking applicants for a part-time Reference Librarian. Please forward to anyone who is qualified and interested.

The George Mason University Law Library invites applications for a part-time Reference Librarian vacancy.

Responsibilities:
The part-time Reference Librarian provides reference and research services to Law School faculty, staff, students and public patrons during the business day. The position also includes meeting with law students to provide research assistance for students writing law journal notes and comments during the Fall semester.

Qualifications:
Requirements include an ALA-approved MLS, or an equivalent degree, and previous legal reference experience. A Juris Doctor (J.D.), experience in a law library, and enrollment in an MLS program may substitute for the MLS degree requirement. Teaching or training experience is also preferred.

This position begins August 3, 2015.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applications by email are preferred. To apply send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Ellen Feldman, Head Administrative and Access Services
George Mason University School of Law Library
3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
efeldma3@gmu.edu
703-993-8103
(applications by email preferred)

Librarian

Zimmerman Associates, Inc. (ZAI) has openings for the following positions, or anticipates positions to become available within the next several months. If interested please submit your resume to careers@zai-inc.com

Serials Catalogers
ZAI has immediate openings for librarians experienced cataloging serial records. These positions are for serials catalogers with one a supervisor leading a staff of 5+ FTE. We are interested in, individuals who have good interpersonal skills, and must have experience cataloging adhering to AACR, RDA, and MARC standards. All candidates must hold an MLS from a ALA accredited school.

Library Supervisors/Knowledge Managers
ZAI anticipates openings through 2015 for professional information managers and supervisors with experience managing library, clearinghouse, and knowledge management services. All positions are anticipated for the Washington, DC area. We are interested in, individuals who have good interpersonal skills, plus technical skills in either reference services, metadata/cataloging, web development, and/or programming skills (i.e., DRUPAL, SharePoint). All positions are anticipated in the Washington, DC area. Candidates must have at least five years professional working experience, and hold an MLS or an equivalent degree.

Metadata/Catalog Librarians/Indexers
ZAI anticipates openings through 2015 for experienced metadata and catalog librarians. We are seeking individuals who have a library, information center, or knowledge management background in the health sciences, engineering, financial, or legal professionals. We are interested in, individuals who have good interpersonal skills, plus have experience creating metadata records, supporting library technical services, managing MARC catalogs, indexing, and/or managing authority control files. All positions are anticipated for the Washington, DC area. Candidates must have at least one year professional working experience, and hold an MLS or an equivalent degree.

Reference Librarians/Information Specialists
ZAI anticipates openings through 2015 for reference librarians and information specialists supporting professional researchers and scientists. We are seeking individuals who have a library, information center, or knowledge management background in the health sciences, engineering, or legal professionals. We are interested in, individuals who have good interpersonal skills and have experience providing research and reference services. All positions are anticipated in the Washington, DC area. Candidates must have at least one year professional working experience, and hold an MLS or an equivalent degree.

Acquisitions Specialist

ProQuest’s Bethesda office is looking to hire a few Acquisitions Specialists ASAP. If you’ve got a keen eye for content selection, metadata, and general editorial process know-how, you should consider applying! Super flexible scheduling (including work-from-home arrangements); great benefits; and pays decently. They’re especially interested in applicants with an MLS and any publishing experience, and they’re looking to fast-track due to some recent in-house transfers and promotions.

Link to posting: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PROQUEST&cws=1&rid=1645

Librarian

 

Librarian (Law) (Vacancy #: 150103)  GS-11 – Law Library- $63,722.00- $82,840.00 Opening Date: 30-APR-15 Closing Date: 19-MAY-15 Availability: Open to all

Part/Time up to 24 hours per pay period. The Legal Reference Librarian works in and through the Law Library Reading Room providing legal and legislative information services to Congress, the U. S. Supreme Court, federal agencies, practicing attorneys, legal scholars and academicians, foreign governments, and students; contributes to the development and management of print and electronic collections; and, provides tours, orientations, and briefings to Members of Congress and their staffs, and other distinguished visitors.

To view the vacancy announcement and to apply for the position, visit http://www.loc.gov/law/about/jobs.php#avail150103 / http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetail/402403000  . Questions should be addressed to the Library of Congress Employment Office at (202) 707-5627 / JobHelp@loc.gov.

 

Law Librarian

GAO’s Office of General Counsel is hiring a law librarian. Posted vacancy announcements on USAJOBS.  The posting closes on Wednesday, May 13.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/402455800

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/402451400

Recently, the Partnership for Public Service (the Partnership) and Washingtonian magazine included GAO in their lists of the best places to work.  Among mid-size federal agencies, GAO placed second overall and was rated number one in its support of diversity by the Partnership in 2014.  GAO’s Office of General Counsel is especially proud of its inclusive workforce and support of diversity. As part of our ongoing commitment to attract as many qualified applicants as possible, including applicants with diverse backgrounds, outstanding credentials, and a dedication to public service, we are seeking your assistance in spreading the word to your affiliates about GAO and our highly rated work environment. GAO’s Diversity and Inclusion Statement, as well as our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, may be found at http://www.gao.gov/careers/diversity.html.

Feel free to contact Lisa Motley if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for helping GAO expand its pool of qualified applicants.

Lisa Motley

Assistant General Counsel for Operations

Office of General Counsel

U.S. Government Accountability Office

202-512-3072

motleyl@gao.gov

Law Librarian

LAC Group is seeking a Law Librarian to provide training and expert legal reference and research for our client, a prominent AM100 law firm.   This position is full-time and can be worked from either the firm’s New York City, Washington, DC or Palo Alto, CA offices.    Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert-level of reference, research and support for local office(s) and act as a subject matter expert in specialized practice areas for all US offices;
  • Deliver research training to Attorneys and Staff and assist in the development of new research and reference offerings;
  • Evaluate information resources to optimize library collections in coordination with the Information Resource team;
  • Compile and organize information obtained in print and electronic resources/databases;
  • Work beyond scheduled hours as required and travel as needed; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned and additional library administrative tasks.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in Intellectual Property research and knowledge of related resources, which is preferred;
  • Knowledge of Questel  (or like Patent research service), Docket Navigator,  Saegis, ProQuest Dialog;
  • Expert proficiency in online research and legal databases;
  • Expert proficiency in the English language, including punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills
  • Advanced proficiency in providing training on the use of electronic research platforms;
  • Advanced proficiency in integrated library management systems;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite;
  • Expert knowledge of legal and business research resources employed by global law firms;
  • Advanced knowledge of specialized practice areas (preferred);
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory;
  • Advanced degree (MLS, MLIS) in library science, library information science or related field (required);
  • At least 3 years of experience providing reference and research, preferably in a law or business library;
  • At least 3 years of experience providing training on use of electronic research platforms;
  • At least 2 years of experience in specialized practice areas (preferred).

Apply at: http://goo.gl/woFa1G

 

LLAM Spring Fling Rescheduled for June 6

LLAM Spring Fling
Saturday, June 6, 2015

HomewoodMuseumtea21:00 p.m. Private tour of the Homewood House Museum (The group will meet in the gift shop at the back of the house, where docents will begin the guided tour.)

2:00 p.m. Tea in the wine cellar of the Homewood House Museum

The Homewood House Museum
Johns Hopkins University Campus
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

For directions and parking information, visit http://www.museums.jhu.edu/homewood.php. Click on “Plan a Visit.” Then, click on “Directions and Parking.”

HomewoodMuseumtea_tourTickets:

For persons who previously purchased tickets for the earlier event (scheduled for May 2 which was canceled due to a large rally downtown), please contact Bijal Shah, LLAM Treasurer, at bshah @ ubalt.edu to confirm your wish to attend the June 6 event, or to request a refund.

HomewoodHouseMuseumTeaAdult ticket: $12.00
Children under 18 years: $10.00

To purchase tickets for the event, you may send a check addressed to “LLAM” to:

Bijal Shah
University of Baltimore Law Library
1401 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

OR

You may purchase tickets through PayPal by selecting the buttons below:

Cost: $12 for adults Buy Now Button $10 for children (under 18) Buy Now Button

(Note to PayPal users buying for adults and children: If you select the “BuyNow” button for adults, then return to this page and select the “BuyNow button for children, you can select the “Check out with PayPal” button and pay for all tickets requested at one time.)

Hope to see you there!

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