December 22, 2008
Opening: Resident Librarian, Georgetown Law Library
Georgetown Law Library seeks a Resident Librarian. The Residency is a two-year program designed to attract candidates from under represented backgrounds to the challenging and rewarding profession of law librarianship. The Library Resident will have ample opportunity to work in all departments of the library to learn firsthand about the wide variety of functions in a large academic law library. Department rotation schedule and projects will be tailored to the Library Resident’s areas of interest, with a required 10 hours per week at the reference desk. We are seeking applicants who have demonstrated an interest in and potential for success in law librarianship and who are members of historically underrepresented groups (e.g. Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, Hispanic American, African American.) Applicants must hold an M.L.S. or equivalent from an American Library Association accredited school by August, 2009, and have no prior experience as a professional librarian. For complete information about this position, visit the Library’s web site.
The Library Resident will start between July 1, 2009, and September 1, 2009. The two-year appointment will end on June 30, 2011. Salary is equivalent to an entry-level librarian; full benefits.
To apply for this position, send the following application materials before Friday, February 13, 2009: (i) resume; (ii) names of three references; (iii) library school or law school transcript if you are still in school; and (iv) personal statement discussing your reasons for applying for the Residency, career goals, and any other relevant information. Send your application to: Margaret A. Fry, Interim Director, Edward Bennett Williams Law Library, Georgetown University Law Center, 111 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. Phone: (202) 662-9162. Fax: (202) 662-9168. E-mail: email@example.com.
Georgetown University is an EOE/AA Employer.
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