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Dear Colleagues: Please note the following position open at Georgetown;
please note that review of applications begins shortly:

 

Georgetown Law Library is one of the country's premier legal research
institutions, with a dynamic staff of 70 people and a collection of one
million volumes.

We strive to live up to our motto: "Supporting Scholarship, Excelling in
Service, Leading in Technology."

 

Head of Reference
Georgetown University Law Library

The Head of Reference manages all aspects of the library's reference
department to ensure that the library provides high-quality professional
research and information services to Law Center faculty, staff and
students, and other patrons. Reference programs include, among other
duties, both physical and virtual reference services during scheduled
desk hours; instructional services for the Law Center community;
research consultations for law students and other patrons; a
faculty/library liaison program; and other outreach programs devoted to
patron research needs.

The Head of Reference also coordinates with the Collection Development
Librarian in developing the overall collection of the library by
assisting reference staff in selecting materials as subject areas
specialists.

In collaboration with the Head of Library Research Services, this
position will supervise and manage reference librarians participating in
the faculty-librarian liaison program. In collaboration with the
Assistant International and Foreign Law Librarian, this position also
coordinates reference service provision at the library's two locations.

Required

J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school; Master's degree from an
ALA-accredited school of library and /or information studies. Knowledge
of legal materials and excellent communications skills. 3 or more years
of law library experience; supervisory experience required.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply for
this position, please submit applications via the Georgetown University
Human Resources Joblist
<http://www12.georgetown.edu/hr/employment_services/joblist/jobs.cfm>
website by using Job Number 20111113. Address applications to Margaret
A. Fry, Associate Librarian for Administration, and include a cover
letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for
three references.

Resume review will begin February 10, 2012.

Georgetown University is an EOE/AA employer.

 

Marylin J. Raisch, J.D., M.L.S., M.Litt.(Oxon.)

Associate Law Librarian for International and Foreign Law

John Wolff International & Comparative Law Library 

Georgetown Law Library

Library, 111 G St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

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ph: 202 662-9159

 


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