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February 6, 2012
Opening: Head of Reference, Georgetown Univ. Law Library
The Head of Reference manages all aspects of the library's reference department to ensure that the library provides high-quality professional research and information services to Law Center faculty, staff, students, and other patrons. Reference programs include, among other duties, both physical and virtual reference services during scheduled desk hours; instructional services for the Law Center community; research consultations for law students and other patrons; a faculty/library liaison program; and other outreach programs devoted to patron research needs.
The Head of Reference also coordinates with the Collection Development Librarian in developing the overall collection of the library by assisting reference staff in selecting materials as subject area specialists. In collaboration with the Head of Library Research Services, this position will supervise and manage reference librarians participating in the faculty-librarian liaison program. In collaboration with the Assistant International and Foreign Law Librarian, this position also coordinates reference service provision at the library's two locations.
Required: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school; Master's degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies. Knowledge of legal materials and excellent communications skills. 3 or more years of library experience; supervisory experience required.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
To apply for this position: Please submit applications via the Georgetown University Human Resources Joblist (http://www12.georgetown.edu/hr/employment_services/joblist/jobs.cfm) website by using Job Number 20111113. Address applications to Margaret A. Fry, Associate Librarian for Administration, and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references.
Resume review will begin February 10, 2012.
Georgetown University is an EOE/AA employer