Features - Bibliography of Employment Resources for Law Librarians

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]

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW

American Association of Law Libraries

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Job HotlineReverse chronological listings page pops up first. A simple keyword search box is also available. Membership not required.

[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.]

Law Librarians of New England

Northern California Assoc. of Law Libraries

Southern California Association of Law Libraries

Southeastern Chapter of the AALL

REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW AND NON-LAW

Hudson Valley Chapter of SLA

San Francisco and San Andreas Chapter of SLA

Sierra Nevada Chapter of SLA

Southern California Chapter of SLA

Upstate New York Chapter of SLA

 

STATE ASSOCIATIONS - LAW (membership not required unless otherwise noted)

Arizona Assoc. of Law Libraries

Law Librarians Assoc. of Wisconsin: Jobs are posted on the listserv, to which a subscription is required.

Minnesota Assoc. of Law Libraries

Southern Florida Assoc. of Law Libraries

 

STATE ASSOCIATIONS - LAW AND NON-LAW

Arizona Chapter of the SLA

Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the SLA, subscribe to listserv, which posts jobs

Connecticut Valley Chapter of the SLA

Michigan Chapter of SLA

New Jersey Chapter of SLA

New York Chapter of SLA

North Carolina Chapter of SLA: must subscribe to listserv

Texas Job Bank (SLA)

Wisconsin Chapter; subscribe to discussion list for job listings

 

LOCAL - LAW

Association of Boston Law Libraries

Atlanta Law Libraries Association

Chicago Assoc. of Law Libraries

Dallas Assoc. of Law Libraries

Greater Philadelphia Law Libraries Assoc.: click on Job Postings

Law Librarians Assoc. of Greater New York

Law Librarians Society of Washington, DC

San Diego Area Law Libraries

 

LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW AND NON-LAW

Boston Chapter of the SLA

Cincinnati Chapter of SLA and the Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium

Cleveland Chapter of the SLA

Philadelphia Chapter of SLA

Pittsburgh Chapter of SLA

Princeton - Trenton Chapter of SLA

 

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - LAW AND NON-LAW

Eastern Canada Chapter of the SLA (in French and English)

Western Canada Chapter of SLA: subscribe to the discussion list for job postings

International Federation of Library Associations - Libjobs.com: subscribe to the mailing list for jobs

Federation of International Trade Associations: emphasis is on North American associations and organizations.

 

NATIONAL: NON-LAW

SLA News Division

Chronicle of Higher Education Chronicle Careers

Association of Research Libraries: postings for member libraries

ASIS&T (Amer. Society for Info. Sci. & Tech.) Jobline Online

 

RECRUITERS

Advanced Information Management (regional: LA, SF, Mountain View)

Cadence Group: Atlanta and DC

Infocurrent: national

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.

Library Associates

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.

America's JobBank

CareerMag.com

Infotrieve: free registration required to view job.

HigherEdJobs.com: 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

 

SEARCH ENGINES

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.