Two Law Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Librarian (Law)
Location: Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management – Washington, D.C.
Closes: Friday 5/13/2016
Salary Range: $77,490.00 to $100,736.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


Serves as Law Librarian for the Wirtz Labor Library with responsibility for maintaining the control, access, and maintenance of the library’s print, audiovisual, electronic, and microfilm collections. Assists as part of a team in providing reference services, literature searches, and bibliographic services.

Responsible for planning and coordinating the selection, acquisition, storage, retrieval and research of related law subjects associated with program areas, such as administrative law and legislative history.

Reviews and recommends weeding, retention, and digitization for all areas of the library’s collections. Monitors and evaluates customer utilization to assist in future services.

Designs and leads ongoing, nationwide training on Wirtz resources for DOL attorneys, paralegals, administrative law judges, and researchers on specialized research techniques available through the Department, including those available via electronic legal research databases, both in person and remotely.

Works as part of a team to evaluate new library automation developments such as online public access catalogs, online circulation systems, full-text databases, and the provision of federal government publications in electronic format.

Paula Nathan
Phone: 202-693-7652
TDD: 202-693-7759

Position: Legal Cataloger/Classifier
Location: Law Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.

Originally posted at the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at the CGI Consulting website:

Legal Cataloger/Classifier

Position Description:

This work will take place in the Law Library of Congress, which manages and maintains the world’s largest legal collection, containing over 2.5 million volumes of legal and legislative materials from the United States, as well as international, comparative, and foreign materials.

The Cataloger/Classifier will support the Law Library of Congress in the task of converting the call numbers from existing LAW schedule to K schedule using LC classification scheme.