Librarian Job Description

We are currently recruiting an experienced librarian to assist in the migration of library materials to an online system.  The principle responsibility of this role will be to classify existing library materials against the Westlaw subject taxonomy.  The successful candidate will work with our Knowledge Manager and Library assistant.

This is one month contract role commencing in May 2018.

This role may suit an experienced librarian looking to become more established in the Dublin market.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Attending a training session on the impending library management system
  • Classifying existing library materials to Westlaw Subject taxonomy.
  • Other duties as required

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

Skills and qualities required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a librarian role
  • Previous experience in a law library
  • Prior knowledge of legal library management systems
  • Prior knowledge of the Westlaw subject taxonomy desirable
  • Good IT skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


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

Contact Nicola McKenna at Philip Lee for further details.

Philip Lee

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