Summer Assistant – Library – Technical Services and Special Collections Department – Supreme Court of the United States

Summary
This is a summer position with the Library of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 03/18/2020, 11:59 PM EDT

Responsibilities
The primary work assigned to the Summer Assistant consists of creating metadata for a complex collection of Supreme Court documents and performing some original cataloging.
The Summer Assistant will assist with a re-labeling / item record creation project focused on legal materials.
As time permits the Summer Assistant will have an opportunity to work with the Special Collections / Records and Briefs Librarian to assist in processing materials for the Collection.

Requirements
Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship
Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
Employment is subject to completion of a successful background check.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See: www.sss.gov

Qualifications
Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
Meet education requirements (see below).
Demonstrated experience in working with special collections.
Demonstrated cataloging or metadata experience, preferably in a library or legal office setting.
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products.
Ability to communicate clearly, courteously, and effectively both orally and in writing required.
Availability for at least eight weeks.
Other Considerations:

A law degree or work towards a J.D. is not required, but familiarity with special collections, the American legal system, and/or legal publishing will be helpful.

Education
Enrollment in a Master of Library Science degree program including completion of at least two metadata creation or traditional cataloging courses that included RDA and, if not graduated, at least two semesters completed towards a library degree.

Details and application in the link below:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/560992600

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