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Librarian Reference
Title:Librarian Reference
Department:David A. Clarke School of Law
Location:All Locations

Number of Vacancies: 1

Position Status: Full-Time, Permanent

Pay Plan, Series & Grade:  AD 1410/06/1-3

Salary Range:   $72,173.00

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties:


  •  Assists in the analysis and evaluation of the technology needs of the law library and law school
  • Design, maintain and update the Law Library's web page;
  • Maintain and update public access terminals;
  • Provide direction and support for uses of technology throughout the Law School, including the classroom;
  • Assists in maintaining the daily operation of the Library's computing resources;
  • Coordinates with the librarians regarding applications and hardware;
  • Supervises student workers for law school media services;
  • Participates in a rotating reference desk schedule with other librarians, up to 20 hours per week;
  • Provides a full range of reference service for all parts of the collection to the law school community and other patrons using computer assisted and traditional resources;
  • Assists other librarians and the Director in identifying material for inclusion in the UDC-DCSL collections;
  • Serves as faculty liaison to designated faculty members.

 Required Qualifications:

  •  Master's Degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association is required. 
  • Law Degree from an institution accredited by the American Bar Association is required;
  • Proficiency in computerized information retrieval;
  • Knowledge and skill in library automation, HTML, MS-DOS, Windows, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect and other support software;
  • Knowledge of a law library circulation policies and procedures; using innovative systems is preferred. 

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by AFSME local 2087 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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