Law Librarian – (16140717)
The Supreme Court of Montana is seeking a State Law Librarian to head the Montana State Law Library. The mission of the State Law Library is to provide access to legal information consistent with the research needs of Montana’s judges and court personnel, members of the State Bar of Montana, state officers and employees, and members of the general public. The position of State Law librarian is highly technical and is charged with the development and maintenance of the law library collection and services to fulfill the needs of these many varied library users. The law librarian provides strategic vision and operational management of the law library, which includes a self-help center available for use by the public.
This position is located in beautiful Helena, MT cradled in the foothills of the Montana Rockies. Helena has a vigorous cultural and artistic life and offers a symphony orchestra, theatre, performing arts, museums and art galleries, as well as several minor league sports teams. The weather is beautiful year-round and amazing outdoor opportunities abound.
This position offers an excellent State Benefit package. The yearly benefits include:
The State Law Librarian reports to the Montana Supreme Court Administrator and is appointed by the
Montana Supreme Court.
Key duties for the State Law Librarian position include:
The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in Library Science and a juris doctorate along with professional law library work. Experience with budgeting and staff management is required. Experience with pro se programming is preferred.
Along with your completed application, please submit your resume and a cover letter. In the cover letter, tell us how your past experience will help you perform the duties of this position. This position is open until filled. First candidate review will be conducted on April 4, 2016.
• A criminal background check is required for the successful applicant.
The Judicial Branch is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.
Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Training Assignment: Not Applicable
68,000.00 – 72,000.00 Yearly Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings
: 1 Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-Time
: Day Job
Agency: Judicial Branch Union: 000 – None Bargaining Unit: 000 – None
: Mar 22, 2016, 4:47:21 PM
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Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Kay Pace | Contact Email: email@example.com | Contact Phone: 406-841-2982