Library Assistant Library & Knowledge Team

Role Description

McCann FitzGerald is a premier corporate law firm, employing over 550 people. We are consistently recognised as being the market leader in many practice areas and offer a full range of services to corporate, financial service and industrial companies. McCann FitzGerald’s clients include international organisations, major domestic concerns and emerging Irish companies. We also work with many clients in the state and semi-state sectors. Our principal office is located in Dublin and we have overseas offices in London, New York and Brussels.

We are currently recruiting a Library Assistant to join our library service in our Dublin office. The successful candidate will work with our Legal Information Manager and Assistant Librarian to provide an excellent legal information service to the firm.

This is a permanent full-time position.

This role may suit a recent library and information studies graduate.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Serials receipt and distribution
  • Maintenance of records on the firm’s library management system
  • Legal and business research and enquiry work
  • Looseleaf filing, photocopying and shelving
  • Administrative tasks
  • Other duties as required


Experience, Knowledge & Skills

Skills and qualities required:

  • Keen interest in library/information work
  • Good IT skills
  • 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 or business information resources.


The successful candidate will have a strong primary degree.

An accredited qualification in library and information studies is desirable, but not essential.



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