Afternoon Law Library Aide – Rockville, MD

Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library in Rockville, MD is seeking an afternoon Law Library Aide who is detail oriented and has great customer service skills. We’re a public law library that serves the research needs of court staff, the local bar, and the public. Our library is located just outside of Washington DC—we’re a short walk from the Rockville stop of the metro’s Red Line. No prior law library experience is needed–we want to train you!

Starting salary: $23,000/year (part-time position, 20 hours/week, full benefits)

Examples of benefits

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous package of vacation and sick days
  • Free parking and Montgomery County RideOn bus pass
  • Employer-match savings account
  • Professional development opportunities
  • On-the-job training and mentoring
  • A supportive work environment

Examples of responsibilities

  • Accurately and efficiently process books, including labeling, shelving, and filing.
  • Work with the library’s integrated library system to check in serials and monographs, control record quality, perform inventories, and run reports.
  • Keep the library collections up-to-date and orderly. Assist library staff with writing, updating, and restocking information guides.
  • Perform reference services, including accessing on-line databases and print sources as required by judges, court personnel, attorneys, and the public, both in person and remotely.
  • Maintain the libraries of the judges, magistrates, and other court departments.
  • Maintain the law library’s conference room reservations calendar.
  • Perform data entry and maintain library databases.
  • Complete on-going library projects and assist with special law library events.


  • B.S., B.A., or paralegal degree from an accredited university.
  • Basic knowledge of the American legal system.
  • Minimum of one year of library work experience or a Masters in Library Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year of customer service experience.
  • Microsoft Office Applications proficiency.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted with legal research experience.

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Position is open until filled.


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