Three Positions: Washington, D.C.

Position: Library Assistant
Location: Miller & Chevalier

Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the Library Assistant manages all aspects of Library and collections maintenance and assists with basic research. The candidate must demonstrate strong research and technology skills, experience in a law/corporate library setting, ability to assist in developing/maintaining the Library’s technology and print applications, and ability to assist Library users with appropriate sources.

The Library Assistant is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s clients, attorneys, advisors, and staff and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.

Core Competencies and Job Requirements

  • Two- or four-year college degree required
  • One to three years of related experience in a library or legal work setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Proficient in general library collection maintenance activities
  • Demonstrated proficiency and capabilities with library-relevant information technology applications, including integrated library systems
  • Familiarity with LC library cataloging system and general cataloging principles
  • Ability to perform collection maintenance functions that will include lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, standing, walking, reaching overhead, climbing stairs, pushing and pulling book carts, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, meet deadlines, and respond to changing priorities
  • Strong service orientation and a history of developing effective working relationships with others

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Check in mail and serials, process new library materials and work with vendors to claim missing items
  • Maintain library vendor files, reviewing invoices for accuracy
  • Prepare invoices for final approval and payment
  • Manage document retrieval and interlibrary loan requests, including borrowing materials, loaning materials, and coordinating with vendors
  • Update and maintain records in Integrated Library System (catalog)
  • Assist with budget analysis and cost efficiency
  • Perform basic legal research using online and print resources
  • Assist with Conflicts and New Business Intake

This is a non-exempt position.

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Miller & Chevalier is on a hybrid work schedule calling for nine days per month in the office

Miller & Chevalier is an equal opportunity employer. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. To apply, please email cover letter and resume to:

Cari Seidman
Independent Contractor

Position: Library Assistant (Circulation)
Location: Supreme Court of the United States
Salary: $47,789 – $69,035

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.


This is a full-time position with the Library at the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: Friday, 06/02/2023, 11:59 PM EDT

Please note that this vacancy has a limit of 200 applicants. The job opportunity announcement will automatically close if that limit is reached prior to the closing date.


The Library Assistant (Circulation) retrieves, charges and delivers materials to library patrons and performs other associated clerical, library circulation, interlibrary loan, electronic document delivery and document scanning functions. Operates automated library circulation system including: patron record creation, item record creation, electronic book charging and discharging and trouble shooting. Works as part of departmental team maintaining in-house and remote book collections, including shelving and routing. Driving will be required to perform departmental duties.

Position: Librarian (User Support)
Location: Government Publishing Office
Salary: $64,957 – $102,166

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.


GPO employees possess a diverse representation of talent in many administrative fields and trades. We provide other agencies with innovative services for the printing, publishing, storage, and distribution of digital content. This position is part of the Library Services and Content Management, Government Publishing Office in Washington , District of Columbia.


  • Answers customer inquiries from Federal Depository Libraries (FDLs) and the public as related to depository library operations, government information research, and other matters.
  • Conducts research, utilizes Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) tools and systems, and prepares documents.
  • Provides basic level operational training and guidance for FDLP tools and services and directs customers to resources.
  • Identifies, researches, and recommends changes to internal FDLP documentation, processes, and both external and internal user guidance.
  • Provides technical assistance as needed for webinars and online training.