July 1, 2011
Opening: State Law Librarian, Alaska State Court Law Library, Anchorage
State Law Librarian
Alaska Court System
Minimum $6,444.00 Monthly
The State Law Librarian oversees the administration and operation of the Alaska Law Library system, consisting of a major reference and research facility and several collections of varying scope and complexity. The incumbent reports to and works under the general direction of the Administrative Director and serves as a member of the senior administrative staff. Duties include managing the planning and implementation of statewide library policies and procedures, overseeing development of research guides and instruction programs, administering and monitoring a $1,000,000 annual budget, and providing legal research instruction and assistance to justices, judges, law clerks, and staff.
Minimum Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Library Science or a closely related field from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association AND three years of progressively responsible professional library experience including at least one year as a professional law librarian.
Substitution: A Master's Degree in Library Science and a Juris Doctorate (JD) AND two years of progressively responsible professional library experience including at least one year as a professional law librarian.
How to Apply - Two Options
Option One: Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter, comprehensive resume, and a list of three professional references with current contact information. Application packets may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. They may also be mailed to Alaska Court System, Human Resources Department, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501 or faxed to Human Resources at 907-264-8262.
Option Two: Qualified applicants may apply online at Workplace Alaska. Visit http://workplace.alaska.gov and click on Getting Started at the top of the page for directions on creating an Applicant Profile. To view current Alaska Court System vacancies, go to the Job Posting Board, click on Departments, and then click on Court System. A completed Applicant Profile and Job Qualification Summary Form must be submitted in order for the online application to be considered.
For more information on the Alaska Court System and the Alaska Law Library system's mission, visit www.courts.alaska.gov. Persons with disabilities who wish to apply and require reasonable accommodation to participate in any portion of the application or interview process should advise us in advance. If you have any questions or need more information, contact Human Resources at 907-264-8242 or recruitment(at)courts.state.ak.us.
Open until filled. Interviews may be scheduled during AALL.
The Alaska Court System is an EEO Employer and proudly promotes diversity.