Features - Bibliography of Employment Resources for Law LibrariansBy Gloria Miccioli, Published on May 14, 2005
Gloria Miccioli has been a law librarian for 23 years. Her specialty is research. She has worked as Government Documents/Reference Librarian at the Jacob Burns Law Library of the George Washington University Law School; as Senior Research Librarian for Williams & Connolly; and is currently International Librarian for the Jones Day D.C. office, where she provides expert research services for the firm's overseas offices.
Gloria welcomes suggestions for additional sites and services to add to this guide. Thank you to those readers who have contacted us with updates.
[Editor's note: Gloria's guide is an excellent companion to Hunting For a Job? Try the Internet, by Barbara Fullerton]<
NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW
American Association of Law Libraries
A simple keyword search box is also available. Membership not required.: Reverse chronological listings page pops up first.
[Editor's Note: June 9, 2005, AALL Publishes List of Legal Recruiters for Law Librarians]
NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS- LAW AND NON-LAW
Special Law Libraries Career Center Job Bank: A sophisticated search page that allows searching by location, keyword, category, title, and level of experience. Membership not required.
American Library Association: American Libraries Hot Jobs Online - listings in reverse chronological order.
REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW (membership not required unless otherwise noted)
[AALL Regional Chapters - these list jobs that may not be on the main AALL job site. There is generally no search capability.]
REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW AND NON-LAW
STATE ASSOCIATIONS - LAW (membership not required unless otherwise noted)
Law Librarians Assoc. of
: Jobs are posted on the listserv, to which a subscription is required. Wisconsin
STATE ASSOCIATIONS - LAW AND NON-LAW
Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the
SLA, subscribe to listserv, which posts jobs
North CarolinaChapter of SLA: must subscribe to listserv
Wisconsin Chapter; subscribe to discussion list for job listings
LOCAL - LAW
LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW AND NON-LAW
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW AND NON-LAW
(in French and English)
Western Canada Chapter of
SLA: subscribe to the discussion list for job postings
Federation of International Trade Associations: emphasis is on North American associations and organizations.
Chronicle of Higher Education Chronicle Careers
Association of Research Libraries: postings for member libraries
ASIS&T (Amer. Society for Info. Sci. & Tech.) Jobline Online
Advanced Information Management (regional: LA, SF,
) Mountain View
and DC Atlanta
Trak Legal Services: regional (DC and VA)
PTFS: jobs not posted; must contact recruiter
TeleSec CORESTAFF: search by location, keyword, job type and job category. Scope is national.
Labat-Anderson Inc.: contractor that fills jobs in federal libraries
Wontawk: covers mainly the Northeast
WEBSITES AND AGGREGATORS
USA Jobs: official job site of the United States Federal Government. Searchable fields include keyword, agency, locations, job category, salary range or pay grade. Sort results by date or relevance.
Job Bank of Canada: for Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or those with employment authorizations.
Lisjobs.com: Jobs for Librarians and Information Professionals. Basic keyword search; listings posted by date
Monster Job Search: International, national, law and non-law. Keyword, location, company name, job category. Keyword search result suggests related job titles to search. However,many of the listings are old.
Infotrieve: free registration required to view job.
international, law and non-law.:
CareerJournal.com (affiliated with the Wall Street Journal): international, national, law and non-law
Idealist.org: nonprofit sector jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. International in scope.
CareerBuilder.com: national and international
University Job Bank: faculty, staff, postdoctoral and executive positions
Clusty Jobs - Find job listings the site has aggregated from over 500 sites and job boards. Search by state, keyword, city or zipcode.
Yahoo! HotJobs: National in scope. Search by keyword, job category, location, and/or level of experience. Can also browse by industry or state. Not many jobs turn up.