Head of Content Acquisitions and Management - Georgetown University Law Library 

Georgetown University Law Library, located in the nation’s capital, and within walking distance of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, is one of the country’s premier legal research institutions, with a dynamic staff of more than 50 and a collection exceeding one million volumes. We strive to live up to our motto: “Supporting Scholarship, Excelling in Service, Leading in Technology.” 

The Head of Content Acquisitions and Management oversees the department which encompasses activities relating to the acquisition or licensing of information resources for law library collections and the maintenance of the collection.  It is responsible for law library functions relating to ordering and acquisition of new print, electronic, other non-print, and archival material; processing and claiming of serial publications in all formats; vendor relations; compilation and reporting of acquisitions, serials, and other collection statistics. This position reports to the Law Library Deputy Director. 


  • ·Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies
  • ·Two years of supervisory and/or management experience
  • ·Proficiency in the use of spreadsheets, databases, and other technology tools
  • ·Strong capability in performance and management of detail-oriented tasks
  • ·Experience working with codes and data in an integrated library system
  • ·Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • ·Experience with Alma preferred 

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

To apply for this position, please submit an application via the Georgetown University Human Resources Joblist website and include a cover letter to the attention of Carole Prietto, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Preferably these documents should be combined into a single PDF. 

To ensure full consideration please submit your application by Friday, July 5, 2019. 

If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact Carole Prietto at

[email protected]

Georgetown University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.