Assistant Librarian – Law Library of Louisiana – New Orleans, LA

Assistant Librarian

The Law Library of Louisiana seeks candidates for its Assistant Librarian position to provide legal research assistance to the judiciary, the Bar, and the public as a member of a small team. The team environment at the Law Library includes collaborating with other members; contributing to the team’s work product; and following established guidelines, suggesting revisions or new guidelines as necessary. Incumbent will also assist with materials selection; supervise stacks maintenance activities (shifting/shelf-reading); assist with library exhibit and legal history research; and assist with library tours. Position reports to the Head of Public Services.

Required: ALA-accredited MLIS; at least three years professional library experience and/or two years of research experience in the legal field; advanced online research skills and familiarity with both print and electronic resources; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; ability to work effectively with a variety of people; ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities. Salary mid-forties, DOE. Excellent benefits, including paid parking. Candidates must pass background check and have relevant degree(s) by time of hire.

Please send résumé and cover letter to hr@lajao.org. Please reference JOB #LL-AL in all correspondence. Applications will be accepted until position filled. EOE/M/F/V/D.

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