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Librarian I - Supreme Court Law Library

Kansas Judicial Branch Topeka, KS

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position number: K0046100

Location of Employment: Supreme Court Law Library, Kansas Judicial Center, 66612

Position/Salary and Benefits: Librarian I, Grade 34, $23.13 hourly, $25.47 at one year with satisfactory performance

First review of applicants will take place September 27, 2021.

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Job Duties: This is professional and supervisory library work. Work involves responsibility for performing a wide range of professional library tasks and may involve supervision of both professional and sub-professional library employees. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Librarian II and is reviewed through conferences and based on results achieved.

Examples of work performed: Assists judicial staff, attorneys, law clerks and the public in locating needed information either manually or using computer technologies. Supervises and participates in the supplementing, updating, and maintenance of law library collection. Serves as acquisitions librarian, prepares purchase orders, contacts publishing representatives as required to obtain missing material. Responsible for uploading briefs to the West Data Capture System. Scans newspapers for judicial related articles and maintains archival files of the clippings, as well as prepares lists of court related articles of interest from legal periodicals for distribution to judicial offices and for posting on the court website. Makes interlibrary loan requests. Prepares and assembles materials for binding. Performs related work as required.

Required Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university supplemented by a master’s degree in library science.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of professional principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of library science and legal research. Knowledge of the general subject matter of a variety of professional, scientific, and general areas of reading material. Knowledge of the field of legal literature. Knowledge of library computer technologies and their application, including knowledge of automated library catalog library systems. Ability to conduct moderately complex legal research. Ability to communicate ideas effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with associates, patrons, and the public.

Desired Skills: Working with automated library catalog systems such as Innovative Interfaces or similar system.

Open until filled

The Americans with Disability Act ensures your right to reasonable accommodations during the employment process. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunity for employment with the Judicial Branch. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the Judicial Branch at TDD users may call through the Kansas Relay Center at 800-766-3777 or 711.

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Kansas Judicial Branch


Topeka, KS
66612 USA



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