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Job Summary

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Permanent
  • JN -022024-1955934
  • Feb 09, 2024
  • €50k - €70k
Job Description

Morgan McKinley is now looking for an Executive Librarian for a leading legal educational body in Dublin.

Morgan McKinley is now looking for an Executive Librarian for a leading legal educational body in Dublin.

Essential requirements

  • A recognised graduate/post graduate qualification in Library and Information Studies.
  • Significant post qualification experience at Assistant Librarian level in an appropriate and demanding customer facing library or information service.
  • Substantial experience in conducting legal research and a broad understanding of legal issues.
  • Excellent IT skills, including knowledge of the main legal databases LexisNexis, Westlaw and vLex Justis.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication, inter-personal and team working skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and a keen interest in working with library users in a learning environment.
  • Flexible, collaborative and co-operative attitude.
  • Evidence of commitment to relevant professional development.
  • Some flexibility with availability including evening and weekend work.

Main Duties & Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will carry out the following duties in line with the standards and strategic objectives as directed by the Head of Library and Information Services.

  • Carry out legal research and manage document delivery enquiries received by the library on a rota basis.
  • Supervise the work of the library assistants at the enquiries desk.
  • Responsibility for the acquisition of book materials as directed by Head of Library and Information Services.
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the cataloguing of books purchased by the library.
  • Train new library assistants to catalogue and classify materials, using MARC21 and MOYS Classification Scheme.
  • Support the Deputy Librarian in maintaining and developing the library's in-house enquiry tracking system.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Head of Library and Information Services or the Director of Representation and Member Services.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

John Cronin
John Cronin