Library Statistics Analyst

at Legal Information and Resource Network (LIRN) (view profile)
Location Ontario, Canada
Date Posted October 7, 2020
Category Law Librarians and Libraries
Job Type Contract Role


The Legal Information and Resource Network (LIRN) is a not-for-profit organization mandated to manage the provision of legal information and library services for members of the Law Society of Ontario in a rapidly changing legal information and service delivery environment.

Managing grants to 48 county and bar association libraries across Ontario, LIRN is responsible for an evidence-based finance and resource allocation process that is responsive to changing models of service delivery given the current operating environment and technology opportunities.  With a newly appointed Managing Director, LIRN is currently seeking a Library Statistics Analyst to join the team on a part time term basis.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Library Statistics Analyst’s primary responsibility is to collect, interpret and report on library and collection usage statistics for libraries within the LIRN network. These statistics will be the basis for evidence-based strategic decision-making regarding modernization of the county courthouse library collections, online subscriptions, and network organization.

As the ideal candidate, you possess demonstrated knowledge of library principals, methods and procedures with an in-depth knowledge of print and online legal materials and their uses ideally in a law library setting. Your knowledge and understanding of research tools and information systems including cloud-based storage and data security will also include knowledge of emerging technology and practice models for the delivery of information to legal professionals and county law library users. A clear communicator both written and orally, the ability to work independently and collaboratively will be imperative in establishing good working relationships with LIRNs stakeholders and its users.  A master’s degree in Library Science, equivalent work experience, or a JD is considered an asset.

To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to

The Law Society of Ontario is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves.  Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the LSO encourages applications from all qualified applicants.  Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however ONLY those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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