McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms and comprises some 69
partners, 350 lawyers and professional staff.
We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas
clients.  Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and
we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds,
educational and charitable institutions and trusts.

Role Description
We are currently recruiting an Assistant Librarian to join our library service. The
successful candidate will work with our Legal Information Manager and Library
Assistant to provide an excellent legal information service to the firm.
This is a permanent full-time position.

Key Responsibilities Responsibilities will include:

 Management of book and serial acquisitions
 Cataloguing of new material
 Legal and business research and enquiry work
 Training fee-earners and trainees in the use of the firm’s information
resources and developing their legal research skills
 Administrative tasks
 Other duties as required

Knowledge & Skills
Skills and qualities required:
 At least 2 years’ experience of working in a library or information service
 Good IT skills with a demonstrable interest in emerging technologies and
 Accuracy and attention to detail
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable, but not essential:
 Previous experience of working in a legal library; or
 Familiarity with legal and business information resources.

Education The successful candidate will have a strong primary degree and an accredited qualification in library and information studies.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 28 August 2015.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and covering letter to:

Kate Coughlan
Recruitment Manager
McCann FitzGerald Solicitors
Riverside One
Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Dublin 2
Direct Dial: +353 1 611 9141

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