Research and Instructional Librarian, Maryland State Law Library

Position:              Law Librarian II – Research and Instructional Librarian

Closing Date:      April 10, 2021

Office:                  State Law Library

Annapolis, MD 21401

Salary:                   *$58,424

*Current State Judiciary Employees Only: A salary offer for a current state Judiciary employee will be determined using the “Salary Practices for State Judiciary Employees”, found at https://mdcourts.gov/hr/salrangesfy19

FLSA Status:        Exempt

Position type:    Regular/Full-time

Financial Disclosure:       Yes

Essential Functions:

This position provides customized, multi-disciplinary reference and research services to the Library’s diverse patron community using a variety of communication methods. Designs and produces educational activities and materials for the Library’s patron community. Participates in the execution of collection development projects. Provides reference services as a sole librarian each Saturday.

Education: Master’s Degree in Library Science

Experience: One (1) year of professional experience in a library setting.

Skills/Abilities:

•          Thorough knowledge of library services, the legal system, and Maryland and federal government entities.

•             Ability to exhibit professional competencies for user services and law librarianship as described by the RUSA Task Force on Professional Competencies and the American Association of Law Libraries.

•             Knowledge of principles and methods for training, teaching, and instruction design for individuals and groups, and the evaluation and measurement of training effects.

•             Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally.

•             Ability to write, edit, and proofread content.

•             Knowledge of library and law-related catalogs, databases, and electronic information resources.

•             Ability to analyze complex legal research queries using a variety of resources, both print and digital.

•             Ability to assist a highly diverse population with their legal information needs via telephone, email or other written correspondence, and in-person dialogue.

•             Ability to work independently.

•             Ability to follow and enforce policies and procedures.

•             Ability to identify issues with library equipment and fix them or initiate servicing requests.

The Maryland Judiciary is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, familial status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or federal law.  Applicants who need an ADA Accommodation for an interview should request the accommodation when notified of a request to be interviewed.  Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States.

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