Assistant Librarian Library & Knowledge Team

The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. 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, and educational institutions.

We are currently recruiting an Assistant Librarian to join our library service in our Dublin office. 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

  • Delivering effective training in the use of the firm’s information resources, to enable fee-earners and trainees to develop their legal research and information literacy skills

  • Cataloguing of hard copy and digital resources

  • Legal and business research and enquiry work

  • Administrative tasks

  • Such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time

Experience, Knowledge & Technical Skills

The successful candidate will be a qualified librarian with at least 2 years’ experience.

Also required:

  • Good IT skills with a demonstrable interest in emerging technologies and developments

  • Experience in designing and delivering end user training

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent critical thinking skills

  • Strong organisational and time-management skills

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team


  • Previous experience of working in a legal information service


The successful candidate will have:

  • A strong primary degree and a post-graduate qualification in library and information studies


To apply for this role, email your CV and a cover letter to

McCann FitzGerald

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