Research Services Librarian

Research Services Librarian – Georgetown University Law Library

Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for the position of Research Services Librarian, based in the E.B. 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 and its faculty are known for the strength of scholarship and quality of instruction, having among the largest faculty body in the nation.  We’re often recognized for our 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 the Research Services Student Assistants. The Research Services Librarian also participates in the research and reference activities in the library, including service at the reference desk, customized research consultations with students, and participation in our faculty liaison program.


M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited library school; 1 to 3 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 20141711.  Address applications to Associate Librarian for Electronic Resources & Services, and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

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