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- Associate Dean for the Law Library, Phoenix School of Law
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- Librarian, Tucson Branch Library, Ninth Circuit Library, United States Court of Appeals
- Library Assistant, Quarles & Brady LLP, Phoenix office
- Director, Law Library, Arizona Superior Court in Pima County
Starting Range: $ 60,331 to $75,414 annually
PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION: Responsible for planning and directing the operations of the Pima County
Superior Court Law Library and performs related research projects as required.
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (complete job description available at address below or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Plans, organizes and directs the operations of the law library in accordance with established library
policies and procedures. Performs as a part of the Division Director Team.
- Develops library goals and objectives and implements policies and procedures.
- Selects, supervises, evaluates and provides training and development of library personnel.
- Coordinates fiscal management of all library funds in accordance to A.R.S. 12-305.
- Coordinates and provides the access and delivery of information and resource materials through
integrated library systems, informational databases, and relevant internet sources.
- Evaluates the need for new and evolving technology and collaborates with the Information Technology
and Services Division (ITSD) to implement the access to information.
- Develops, creates and maintains the law library web page.
- Provides the maintenance of passwords for automated legal research and responsible for the distribution
of new passwords.
- Creates and makes available catalog records according to national standards and accepted practice.
- Makes materials selection and acquisition decisions, in consideration of relevant factors including
policies, differences among formats, and the cost of purchase and level of maintenance.
- Provides professional assistance to customers in answering inquiries, locating information, and
interpreting resource catalogs.
- Prepares materials such as bibliographies, pathfinders and handouts, utilizing a variety of formats.
- Communicates effectively with publishers and other information providers on topics such as license
agreements, and the negotiations of contracts for material subscriptions and photocopy equipment.
- Manages a Self Service Center which provides forms for self-represented parties.
- Coordinates with Southern Arizona Legal Aid to provide legal advice clinics in the library.
A Masters degree in library science or a related field and five years of progressive, professional experience as a librarian, including two years of supervisory experience; OR a bachelor's degree in library science or a related field and seven years of progressive, professional experience as a librarian, including two years of supervisory experience; OR Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/ or education approved by Human Resources.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: The Court offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to include medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement and deferred compensation plans, paid vacation and sick leave, as well as other benefits.
HOW TO APPLY: Open until filled. First screening to begin the week of November 19, 2012. (520) 724-4217; TDY (520) 740-8887. Apply through the Court's on-line application system at www.sc.pima.gov. Please upload your résumé and cover letter after completing the Employment Application. If claiming veterans or disability preference points please attach appropriate documentation.
The successful candidate must undergo a full background investigation including criminal history check.
The Superior Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Temporary Part-time Position
We are seeking a paraprofessional to join our library team in our Phoenix office as a library assistant. Position responsibilities include providing routine library clerical assistance by processing library materials, filing loose-leaf and pocket part updates, checking in mail, routing periodicals, shelving, running errands to area library and information agencies, processing invoices, and other tasks as assigned. Requires bending/lifting. Reference Experience preferred, online and print; familiarity with LOC cataloging systems, Word, Excel.
Candidates must have strong organizational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must also possess a strong customer service and team orientation. A candidate currently enrolled in a MLIS college degree program is preferred but not required. Previous library or law firm experience is strongly preferred. This is a long-term commitment.
If your skills, ability, attitude and experience match our needs, e-mail your resume along with salary history to: email@example.com EOE.
Office of the Circuit Librarian
Ninth Circuit Library, United States Court of Appeals
Job Announcement - #2012-8-USCA9Lib
Librarian - Tucson Branch Library
Court Personnel System Classification Level: CL 28.
Full-time, 40 hours per week.
$55,027 - $68,809 (expected starting salary range)
$55,027 - $89,481 (full annual salary range)
Consideration of applications begins on August 27; position open until filled.
- Using electronic and print sources, performs legal and non-legal research and reference services for judges, court personnel, branch libraries, and other library users.
- Works as a team member in development of web-based and other electronic information delivery services.
- Provides education and training to court staff on Lexis, Westlaw, the Internet, and other research sources.
- Develops training materials, library promotional materials, and research guides.
- Develops collection; performs all required acquisitions functions for library and chambers collections; catalogs library collection; manages budget for collections and library operations.
- Works as a team member in coordinating services with the Phoenix library and other branch libraries throughout the circuit.
- Performs interlibrary loan transactions for court personnel.
- Other duties and projects as assigned.
- M.L.S. degree (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited library school.
- One year of professional law library experience.
- Skill in the use of Windows-based personal computers and basic office applications software.
- Ability to travel to court locations within the District of Arizona and the circuit.
- Ability to handle occasional moderate to heavy physical activity.
- Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible to work for the federal government.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
- Demonstrated skills in reference and legal research using electronic and print resources.
- Experience with an Integrated Library System.
- Experience in the development of SharePoint and/or other web-based information delivery services.
- Working knowledge of the principles and standards of cataloging and classification.
- Practical experience in acquisitions, cataloging, and technical services.
- J.D. degree.
- Aptitude for performing functions requiring a high degree of accuracy and careful attention to detail.
- Ability to work as a solo librarian and to prioritize demands from multiple users.
- Experience working with people at all levels; effective oral and written communication skills.
For an application form and additional information, please visit the Employment page on our website at: www.LB9.uscourts.gov.
BENEFITS AND OTHER INFORMATION
Federal court employees are not included in the government's civil service classification; however, they are entitled to the same benefits as other federal employees and some additional benefits. These include: paid annual and sick leave; automatic enrollment in a retirement plan and in direct deposit of earnings; and optional enrollment in health benefits, life insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, tax-deferred savings, long-term care insurance, and long-term disability insurance programs.
The Ninth Circuit Library reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement, or to withdraw the announcement, without prior written or other notice.
In the event a position becomes vacant in a similar classification, within a reasonable time from the original announcement, the Circuit Librarian may elect to select the next top-rated candidate from those who applied for the initial announcement without re-posting the position.
The applicant selected for this position is subject to a background check which includes fingerprinting.
The Court of Appeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Leapforce is looking for highly educated individuals for an exciting work from home opportunity. Applicants must be self motivated and internet savvy. This is an opportunity to evaluate and improve search engine results for one of the world's largest internet search engine companies.
Search Engine Evaluators will need to combine a passion for analysis with an understanding of various online research tools. Applicants must be detail oriented and have a broad range of interests.
Ideal Search Engine Evaluators will possess the following skills:
- Have in-depth, up-to-date familiarity with American social culture, media, and web culture
- Excellent comprehension and written communication skills in English
- Broad range of interests, with specific areas of expertise a plus
- University degree or equivalent experience (degrees in-progress are acceptable). Advanced degrees a plus
- Excellent web research skills and analytical abilities.
- Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
- Possess a high speed internet connection (DSL, Cable Modem, etc.)
Search Engine Evaluators provide feedback on search engine results by measuring the relevance and usefulness of web pages in correlation to predefined queries, by providing comparative analysis of sets of search engine results and various other techniques.
All candidates are required to take and pass a two-part qualification exam before becoming a Search Engine Evaluator. Part 1 of the exam contains 32 theory based questions. Part 2 of the exam contains 144 simulated evaluation tasks. Supplied study materials can be used during both parts of the exam.
Please Note: We are unable to offer more than one Search Engine Evaluator position per household.
Hourly Pay Rate: $13.50/hr or 0.225/minute
To apply, please visit: https://www.leapforceathome.com
Posted 2/12/12 (Updated 2/6/2013):
The Phoenix School of Law is seeking applications for the Associate Dean for the Law Library with a faculty appointment. The Phoenix School of Law is part of the InfiLaw consortium of law schools.
The Associate Dean for the Law Library (the “Associate Dean”) reports to the Dean of Phoenix School of Law and is responsible for the management and development of the Law Library. Additionally, as a full-time faculty member, the Associate Dean teaches one (1) course per semester and performs other tasks reasonably assigned by the Dean. The Associate Dean will transform the Library into a cutting-edge library aimed at providing critical services and resources to support library users in a distributed learning environment with acquisitions to enable student and faculty research. The Associate Dean will support and develop library staff with the necessary training and skills to provide critical services in the new distributed learning environment.
The Associate Dean maintains a budget for all library services; keeps current with emerging library-related technical models; creates and/or refines policies and procedures; develops and implements measurements of service and resource usage; ensures a collection geared towards positive student outcomes and practice-readiness; offers services to alumni; participates as a member of the law school senior management team; and participates in various InfiLaw consortium committees.
The Associate Dean participates in teaching in the law school and produces scholarship that relates to primary job functions.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school; J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school strongly preferred; significant administrative and supervisory experience in an academic law library; strong background and understanding of law school and instructional technology; experience developing and writing policies and procedures; experience and expert knowledge of legal materials and legal research techniques; awareness of current trends in libraries and technology and excellent knowledge of library management, legal research, library automation, budgeting, planning and library instructional programs; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent instructional and teaching skills; significant, or potential for, scholarship; commitment to enhancing services through teamwork and responsiveness to clients; flexibility and enthusiasm for working in a collaborative environment.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
In addition to a competitive base salary, PhoenixLaw offers an exceptional benefits program which includes medical and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, two flexible spending accounts and a generous 401(k) Plan.
The Phoenix School of Law was established in 2005 and received full ABA approval in 2010. It is part of the InfiLaw consortium of law schools and is committed to a learning experience that is student-centered and creates practice-ready graduates.
The Law Library currently serves a law school with 44 full-time faculty members and 1,200 students. Currently, the library staff consists of 8 librarians and 3 staff members.
There are no internal candidates under consideration.
Send cover letter and resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 602-682-6993, Attn: Human Resources. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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