Acquisitions Coordinator


Come to Georgetown Law, in a vibrant, historic neighborhood in Washington, DC, just blocks from the Capitol! We are looking for an Acquisitions Coordinator to join our staff. Details below.  

Georgetown Law Library is seeking candidates for the Acquisitions Coordinator position. Under the supervision of the Head of Acquisitions and Content Management, the Acquisitions Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day acquisitions operations in the Content Acquisitions and Management Department. The incumbent ensures that resources are ordered and received in a timely manner, guarantees that financial data is directed to the appropriate departments, and serves as a source of acquisitions information to the Collection Development Committee. The incumbent assists the Head of Content Acquisitions and Management with analyzing policies and procedures and helping maintain the integrity of ordering data within the library services platform.

A full description of the position and application process is available on the Georgetown Career Opportunities Website (Posting - JR17037). Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document. If you have questions about the position, please contact The position will remain open until filled.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School diploma and 3-5 years of library experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of standard library practices and procedures.

  • Understanding of acquisitions functions and library services platforms.

  • Familiarity with spreadsheet, database, and cloud-based document storage applications.

  • Strong oral, verbal, and written communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Experience with library acquisitions.

  • Knowledge of legal electronic resources.

  • Knowledge of law and/or legal materials.

  • Familiarity with the ExLibris Alma library services platform.

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