Law Librarian

Job Title:Librarian (Law)

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions

Hiring Organization:LIBRARY STAFF

Job Announcement Number:LS-15-1325863-DEU

SALARY RANGE:

$52,668.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 to Monday, February 23, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1410-09/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust – Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice! The Department of Justice (DOJ), Library Staff is seeking to hire a highly qualified Librarian for one of their library locations to assist in meeting the informational needs of the attorneys within Department of Justice (DOJ). The DOJ Library System provides a complete range of library and related information services to DOJ employees within the various DOJ Offices, Boards, and Divisions (OBDs). The System is composed of the Main Library and several Branch locations in the Washington, D.C metropolitan area.

If you wish to be considered under merit procedures please see vacancy announcement LS-15-1324428-MPP.

More info here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/394184700.

Supervisory Library Technician

 The position is for the Stacks Supervisor located in the Collections Services Division of the Law Library of Congress, Global Legal
Collection Directorate, and reports to the Chief, Collections Services Division. The selected individual for this position will have overall responsibility for the care, security, maintenance and retrieval of the Law Library’s collection of nearly 2.9 million books, serials, and microforms in all languages and from all jurisdictions.  

The incumbent supervises a group of employees performing work from the GS- 3 up to the GS-9 level.  Performs the administrative and human resource management functions related to the staff supervised.  The Stacks Supervisor is part of the Law Library’s management team. 

For more information on the position and instructions on how to apply, please see full announcement on USA Jobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/393315800

Application deadline February 25, 2015.

 

 

Associate Librarian for Electronic Resources and Services

The Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for the position of Associate Librarian for Electronic Resources and Services. The Associate Librarian provides leadership and vision for library technology initiatives and applications. Individually and as a department head, the position manages, plans, implements, administers, and evaluates key technology-based library systems and services in order to support the research and educational mission and operations of the library and Law Center. The Associate Librarian represents the library within the campus and makes recommendations for the allocation, distribution, and implementation of technology resources and initiatives. The position maintains the highest level of knowledge of technology applications and best practices in the higher education and library environments. The position reports to the Law Library Director and supervises three librarians and one staff member. The Associate Librarian is a member of the senior management team and plays an active role in library planning and services.

Required: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies, or equivalent; at least five years of professional library experience; strong supervisory skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to advise on strategic use of technology; thorough knowledge of HTML, XML, scripting, and database/web platforms and interfaces; knowledge of (1) major development environments such as Drupal, WordPress, ColdFusion, or similar server technologies, and (2) systems of information architecture.

Preferred: J.D. from an ABA‐accredited law school; experience with ILS systems administration. 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 20141834. Address applications to Stacy Queen, and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015. Located in the nation’s capital and within walking distance of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, the Georgetown University Law Center and its faculty are known for the strength of scholarship and quality of instruction. The Law Center is often recognized 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 in the nation. Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Deputy Director at Georgetown University Law Library

Deputy Director of the Law Library – Georgetown University Law Library

The Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for the position of Deputy Director of the Law Library.

The Deputy Director is responsible to the Law Library Director and assists in the development and implementation of the mission, goals, and broad policy directions for the Georgetown University Law Library.  The position works closely with the Director in providing leadership in strategic planning, administration, assessment, communication, and resource allocation; coordinates the activities and personnel in the law library; and assumes overall responsibility for the Law Library in the absence of the Director.  The Deputy Director supervises the majority of the library’s departments, including reference, access services, research services, cataloging, acquisitions, and collection development.

The position reports to the Law Library Director and supervises six department heads. The Deputy Director is a member of the senior management team and plays an active role in library planning and services.

Required:

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies, or equivalent; minimum of 5 years’ significant and progressively responsible management experience in a law library; commitment to mentoring and support for staff professional development; knowledge of a wide range of library and information resources and services; ability to establish and maintain effective working and collaborative relationships; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

Preferred:

J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, or equivalent; experience in an academic law library in a university setting; successful instructional 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 20141835. Address applications to Stacy Queen, and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin February 23, 2015.

Located in the nation’s capital and within walking distance of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, the Georgetown University Law Center and its faculty are known for the strength of scholarship and quality of instruction.  The Law Center is often recognized 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 in the nation.

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

 

 

 

Library Technician

POSITION:                               LIBRARY TECHNICIAN

DEPARTMENT:                        Senate Library

SALARY RANGE:                   $41,482 – $64,297

CONTACT:         Applications for the position must be submitted online; see the link below. 

If you need an accommodation to submit an application for this position, please contact Human Resources at 202-224-3625 or stop by the Human Resources office at SH-231B Hart Senate Office Building

FEDERAL RELAY SERVICE:       Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the Federal Relay Service at 1 (800) 877-8339 TTY

POSTING DATE:                         January 23, 2015

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:    February 6, 2015   Applications will NOT be accepted after 11:59 p.m.

REQUIREMENTS:        Please see the full vacancy announcement and position description.

Interview and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.

The online application link can be found below the posting for the open position under the Secretary of the Senate Office of Human Resources section of the Employment page on Senate.gov – http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/visiting/h_multi_sections_and_teasers/employment.htm.

All applicants must complete and submit the online Secretary of the Senate Application for Employment together with a cover letter and current resume to the Human Resources Department at the link listed above.  If claiming a veterans’ preference, an applicant must indicate that he/she is preference eligible on the application or resume, complete the Application for Veterans’ Preference portion of the online application, and submit the supporting documentation specified on that form. Qualified candidates will be contacted if selected for an interview.  Do NOT mail.    No phone calls please.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE:   To be eligible for a veterans’ preference, applicants must meet all of the requirements set forth in the VEOA and applicable regulations. The eligibility requirements are summarized in the Application for Veterans’ Preference portion of the online application. If the Office of the Secretary of the Senate does not receive the Application for Veterans’ Preference and supporting documentation by the closing date, the applicant’s claim for a veterans’ preference may be denied.

 

Research and Reference Specialist

LAC Group is seeking a permanent Research & Reference Specialist to provide expert research and reference assistance for our client, a well-respected international law firm.   This position is located in Washington, DC and assists staff with research and reference request in a variety of legal and financial areas. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide expert research and reference assistance to attorneys in all practice areas in a timely and effective manner using various print and electronic resources;
  • Provide expert reference assistance to support the functions of the various administrative departments of the firm including, but not limited to, Business Development and New Business/Conflicts;
  • Perform monitoring of news, dockets, and legislative and regulatory changes. Assist in preparation of updates, newsletters and other communications;
  • Maintain expert working knowledge of the library collections, online database resources, interlibrary loan availability, document delivery, and other resources as appropriate;
  • Participate in resource evaluation projects including pilots of new services, comparisons of resources, and preparation of related evaluative memos;
  • Support the maintenance of intranet reference collections by performing regular link checking and data collection/input to facilitate integration of subject-specific resources into larger firm portal.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters of Library Information Science (MLS/MLIS) or JD is required;
  • 3 years of reference/research experience in a legal or corporate environment;
  • Previous experience working in a large law firm is a plus;
  • Experience with Corporate/Securities research is strongly preferred;
  • Expert knowledge of print and digital legal and business resources and research techniques;
  • Advanced knowledge of legal and business electronic resources and databases, and in research and retrieval strategies;
  • Ability to work quickly, and with great attention to detail;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly and effectively;
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Apply at: http://goo.gl/lBlA4Y

Cataloger

LAC Group is seeking an experienced Cataloger for a full-time position located in Silver Spring, Maryland. This position is full-time, and the term of the contract is 1-year. The candidate selected will receive benefits and salaries commensurate of experience level. LAC Group projects require supporting a full range of cataloging tasks including: copy cataloging, original cataloging, catalog maintenance duties, withdrawals, maintain records for electronic publications, analytics, assigning call numbers, etc. All applicants must have an MLS or MLIS from an accredited library school as well as 2 or more years of cataloging experience. Experience with AACR2 and MARC Records is required and any RDA experience is preferred. Experience using OCLC and Sirsi Dynix or comparable ILS is required. All applicants must have demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging national cataloging standards, including MARC, AACR2 and historic book cataloging principles. He/she must be able to perform original/copy cataloging of books, journals, maps and agency publications. Please send a full resume including both technical skills and past experience for consideration.

 

Apply at: http://goo.gl/zM1OCO