Law Library Assistant

The law firm of Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C. has an opening for a Library Assistant in the Washington, D.C. office. The Washington, D.C. Library Assistant works as part of the Department of Library Services team.


Create and edit database records, maintain Library Periodicals database and assist with other Library databases. Troubleshoot Library database software problems.

Act as primary contact with Library vendors and EBG Accounts Payable dept. Order new and missing materials and return unwanted materials. Resolve invoice, payment, and basic online database access problems, and track invoice payment status. Enter invoice data into Accounts Payable system

Support Reference professionals by responding to requests for articles, court dockets, and other documents, and by assisting with interlibrary loan.

Receive and process Library mail and materials and route periodicals and professional reading material daily using Library database software

Process and prepare new books and other materials for shelving and circulation, including basic catalog editing

Monitor and prepare looseleaf filings for filer each week and investigate related problems.

Shelve books and periodicals as needed and manage shelf space

Special projects as needed


Qualified candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree; strong customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills. Have the ability to prioritize and manage deadlines and assignments, and to work independently as well as collaboratively with a high degree of attention to detail. The candidate must be able to lift heavy items and perform related physical activities.  Familiarity with database structure, and one to two years’ relevant Library experience in a law firm or corporate environment is preferred.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however we are only able to contact candidates selected for follow up.

Please send resume and cover letter containing salary expectations to:

Donna Shumaker, Director of Library Services
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
1227 25th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

No agencies, please.


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