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A promotional opportunity is available for current NYS Unified Court System employees.

For more information and to apply: http://www.nycourts.gov/careers/statewide/index.shtml

Announcement No. 54305
Librarian, Public Appellate Law Library
Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department
Rochester, NY

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants Must be currently employed by the NYS Unified Court System;
  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of library science and six (6) years of work experience in a law library or a library specializing in the social sciences, e.g., political science, economics, business, criminal justice, sociology, two (2) years of which must be in an administrative position;
  • or Law degree from an accredited law school and six (6) years of work experience in a law library or a library specializing in the social sciences, e.g., political science, economics, business, criminal justice, sociology, two (2) years of which must be in an administrative position; or An equivalent combination of education and experience.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK:
Under general supervision, a Librarian, Public Appellate Law Library has direct responsibility for a public legal research collection that is specialized, the largest in the Appellate Courts, and serves a very large number of judges, attorneys and the public. They provide professional library service in managing the operations of a large and public Appellate Court Law Library, evaluate existing library systems and services for sufficiency in meeting the needs of the users of the collection, and set standards for the relevance, completeness, and services of these systems. They serve as a resource for new developments in the law library profession, resolve complex questions related to the application of library classification and cataloging systems, and coordinate resource sharing among several collections. A Librarian, Public Appellate Law Library is responsible for budget preparation, resource allocation, and other administrative duties. They supervise a large staff of Principal Law Librarians, Senior Law Librarians, Law Librarians and clerical personnel, and perform legal research and other related duties.

ASSIGNMENT:
In addition to overseeing the entire library collection and supervising assigned staff, the Librarian will be responsible for long range library planning and resource management policies.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: SEPTEMBER 6, 2013

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