Circuit Librarian at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Position Overview

The Circuit Librarian is a statutory officer of the court, and member of the court’s senior staff, responsible for the administration of the library program and related services. The Federal Circuit Library serves the judges and all court personnel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of Federal Claims and the Office of Special Masters…

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of the legal system of the United States and the Federal court system, including the roles and functions of the Judicial Conference of the United States, the Administrative Office of the U. S. Courts, and the Federal Judicial Center;

Extensive knowledge of legal and non-legal research resources and a high level of expertise in conducting advanced research using BloombergLaw, HeinOnline, LexisNexis, ProQuest Congressional, Westlaw, and other resources;

Ability to develop, evaluate and justify managerial, financial, strategic, operational and longrange plans for the library within the court’s overall goals, and a comprehensive understanding of library operations and related automated systems, such as SirsiDynix…

Qualifications

To qualify for the position of Circuit Librarian, candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program. A Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree is preferred….

For more, and to apply, see the complete announcement at the following link: http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/images/stories/employment/cafc.14-07.circuit.librarian.10-6-2014.pdf