Library Assistants

The Council of The Bar of Ireland is the professional representative body for members of the
Bar of Ireland, governed by an elected Council of practising members. It provides a range of
support, professional and representative services for some 2,300 members of the Bar. The
Law Library is the focal point of the practice of the profession and is an integral part of the
operation of the Council. A significant element of the services provided for members of The
Bar of Ireland is access to a modern, constantly developing Library & Information Service.

The Library wishes to invite applications for a number of permanent full-time and part-time
posts at Library Assistant grade. Working as part of our Library & Information Services team
Library Assistants provide a timely, effective and efficient library and information service to
the members of the Law Library. Previous library experience is desirable but not essential.


 Must have attained a pass or Grade D in at least five subjects (including Mathematics
and Irish or English) in the Leaving Certificate or an examination of an equivalent standard.

Duties will include:

 Library Desk duties
 Loose-leafing
 Shelving
 Data entry
 Other duties appropriate to the grade

Person Specification

 Have a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
 Flexible attitude and willingness to adapt to a complex and changing working environment
 Knowledge of Microsoft Office and keyboard skills
 Positive attitude to working as part of a team
 Demonstrated interest in library work

Candidates should submit a cover letter and full CV to include the contact details of two
referees by e-mail to by 4pm on Wednesday 27th January.

The General Council of The Bar of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

The Council of the Bar of Ireland

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