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Job Opportunity: Reference Law Librarian - Los Angeles, CA (downtown)

  • 1.  Job Opportunity: Reference Law Librarian - Los Angeles, CA (downtown)

    Posted 12-19-2019 19:12
    LAC Group seeks a Reference Law Librarian for a large legal organization in downtown Los Angeles. This full-time employment position will be responsible for providing reference and research services to legal professionals, government/corporate officials and the general public. The librarian is also responsible for international collection development and special projects relating to foreign and international legal materials.

    • Performs both immediate reference and in-depth international research searches via in-library, phone, mail, email and live-chat.
    • Reviews print and electronic materials in assigned subject areas and makes recommendations for additions, deletions and enhancements to the collection.
    • Participates in the development of training programs, teach classes on library catalog, legal databases and research methodology, give library tours and participate in training orientation.
    • Helps manage the development of the library's international collection resources in all formats.
    • General Reference & Research Services workflow including regular reference desk shifts.
    • Other responsibilities and special projects as needed.

    • A graduate Library Science degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school is required. JD is a plus.
    • At least 1 year of previous experience working in a law library environment.
    • Ability to read and understand at least one foreign language is required.

    Katy Davis
    LAC Group