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Legislative Reference Librarian I - Maryland General Assembly, Department of Legislative Services




Office of Policy Analysis

Library and Information Services




Position:         Legislative Reference Librarian I


Salary:             $40,400 - $62,900, depending on experience and qualifications



Principal Duties:

· Provides accurate and timely research, reference, and referral services to legislators, legislative staff, department staff, state agencies, and the general public via in-   person interactions, telephone conversations, and e-mail communications.
· Provides expertise in extracting information from a variety of print and online sources.
· Reads daily newspapers and selects articles of interest to be included in the Maryland Clipper and reads additional publications for current event awareness and         knowledge in assigned areas of public policy, law, or library and information science issues.
· Reviews and tracks legislation in assigned topical areas during the 90-day legislative session.


· ALA accredited MLS
· Excellent working knowledge of Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, or similar legal databases.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Must have the ability to work independently, in teams, and have the ability to prioritize requests to meet multiple deadlines.
· Must have a high level of interpersonal skills, flexibility, and adaptability to serve a varied client group in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
· Must have sensitivity to the political environment and the information needs of all library users.
· Must have the ability to work extended hours, including some weekends, during the 90 day legislative session from January to April.

Send resume and letter of interest by September 25, 2017 to:

Department of Legislative Services, Human Resources

90 State Circle, Room 311

Annapolis, Maryland 21401-1991

Fax: 410 946-5140 or 301 970-5140

e-mail: jobs@mlis.state.md.us, Website: http://mgaleg.maryland.gov

Code 10/17 LLDC (Required on all Resumes)


The Department of Legislative Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in a manner that violates law, regulation or legislative policy.


Reference Librarian- Law - Fastcase, Inc.


Fastcase is seeking a motivated reference librarian who is also confident with technology to join our outreach team. Must be a great communicator, tech savvy, and a great legal researcher. We are a service organization, so a service mindset is important.

We change the practice of law every day — the ideal candidate will be a forward-thinking innovator. MLIS with legal focus is required or two-three years in legal research in a law firm or law library setting. Strong problem solving skills, positive attitude, exceptional organizational skills, and strong work ethic also required. Bonus points for computer science or legal tech experience. Compensation commensurate with experience. 

Pack your toothbrush, because teaching and travel are part of the job. Fully funded Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, 3% annual 401K contribution (begins after 6-month qualifying period), at least 2% annual profit sharing. Two weeks paid vacation.

 Fastcase Inc.

Erin Page, epage@fastcase.com

Legal Research




Answers reference and research questions posed by students, faculty, and other library users at designated service points and via virtual reference systems. Determines patron’s research needs and identifies and locates appropriate information sources. Instructs patrons in the use of online and print sources to identify relevant research material. Recommends alternative approaches and as necessary directs patrons to subject specialists within or sources beyond the University Library. Conducts personalized in-depth research consultations for writers of dissertations, capstones, theses, major papers, or term projects.

The School of Continuing Studies (SCS) is a dynamic enterprise with a widely distributed student body coming from broadly varied backgrounds. The incumbent will be versed in providing research assistance through traditional and virtual service points. Works with all students, faculty, staff, and community users in person, by phone, e-mail, and virtually. SCS students are sophisticated professionals with many demands on their time. Faculty members are experts and practitioners in their fields. Both constituencies will expect highly efficient, responsive, and polished delivery of library services.

Required: M.L.S. and at least three years of reference and instructional experience in an academic, special, or research library with demonstrated knowledge with research in the social sciences and business-related disciplines.

Schedule: Two to four evenings per week, beginning as soon as possible and extending through December 2017.

Cover letters and resumes should be sent to Talor Struckmann at tds46@georgetown.edu


Senior Due Diligence Analyst - Ascendant Program Services, LLC

Ascendant Program Services, LLC is recruiting qualified candidates for two full-time Senior Due Diligence (DD) Analyst positions in support of a contract that we hold with the U.S. Trade & Development Agency.  This position is based in Arlington, VA and is metro accessible.


  • Independently lead and manage secondary source research / DD projects
  • Investigate adverse media pertaining to financial crimes, AML, bribery/corruption, OFAC sanctions issues, etc.
  • Assess materiality of findings based on strong understanding of U.S. regulatory framework and potential reputational risk
  • Perform in-depth analysis of foreign entities and U.S. companies and their beneficial owners
  • Prepare due diligence reports and provide quality assurance / guidance to other analysts
  • Present investigative findings to client   
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred. Education background in library and information sciences, pre-law and legal studies, international relations, and other related fields of study is desired.
  • 5+ years of work experience in a similar capacity
  • 2+ years of prior experience providing training and quality control reviews
  • Specific experience managing complex investigations or reviews within a financial institution, law firm, insurance company, or governmental entity

Qualifications & Experience

To Apply

Please send your resume to careers@ascendantps.com  

Full announcement: http://ascendantps.com/careers