Law Society of Ireland Library Vacancy

The Law Society Library supports the legal research requirements of solicitor members and provides library services to trainee solicitors and students registered on LL.M., diploma and certificate courses.

Assistant Librarian

We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Librarian on a fixed term 2 year contract.
Essential requirements

  • A recognised graduate/post graduate qualification in Library and Information Studies
  • Significant post qualification experience at Senior Library Assistant or Assistant Librarian level in an appropriate and demanding customer facing library or information service
  • Proven experience of legal research techniques
  • Excellent IT skills with an interest in library management software systems
  • Excellent communication, inter-personal and team working skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and a keen interest in working with library users in a learning environment
  • Flexible, collaborative and co-operative attitude
  • Evidence of commitment to relevant professional development

The role

  • Manage the legal research/enquiries and document delivery desk on a rota basis
  • Provide legal research skills training to members and provide support to Law School courses at PPC, Diploma and LL.M. level including assisting in the preparation of reading lists, developing and presenting sessions on the library services including the online catalogue and other databases/resources
  • Support the Deputy Librarian in the management of the SirsiDynix library software and enquiry tracking software, appropriate training will be given
  • Library housekeeping duties in relation to management of circulation of stock
  • Any other duties assigned by the Head of Library and Information Services

Applications with CV to Maureen Seabrook, Human Resources Manager

( by 5.00pm on Friday 16 June 2017.

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