July 21, 2011
Opening: Librarian of the Court, Supreme Court of the United States
Statutory Position (28 U.S.C. §674): The Librarian manages the Supreme Court Library, its 27 employees and a collection of more than 500,000 volumes. The responsibilities of the position include space planning for the Court's main library and its off-site annex; budgeting; selection and acquisition of books and information resources in all formats necessary to support the Court's work; and electronic databases and Millennium ILS systems. The Librarian works with the Counselor to the Chief Justice, Clerk of the Court, Marshal of the Court and Reporter of Decisions as one of five statutory Court officers. The Librarian reports to the Chief Justice and the Court.
A law degree and a Masters in Library Science are required. At least ten years relevant managerial experience in a law library utilizing state of the art library information systems is also required. Knowledge of academic or federal law libraries is preferred. The Librarian position requires excellent communication and leadership skills. Employment is subject to successful completion of a security background check.
To Apply: Please FAX OF-306 (which can be obtained from www.usajobs.opm.gov ), resume and cover letter to:
Supreme Court of the United States
Personnel Office, Room 3
1 First Street NE,
Washington, DC 20543
Fax number: 202-479-3076
Phone number: 202-479-3404
Deadline: The closing date for applications is August 15, 2011.
Any questions can be addressed to the Personnel Office listed on the application announcement (202-479-3404).