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Position: Librarian I - Assistant Law Librarian
Position Starts:7/5/2017 Listing Closes: 10/3/2017 Listing Submitted: 7/5/2017
Position Description: Interacts with library patrons to assist them in selecting materials and meeting informational needs. Performs basic searches using electronic, resources, databases and print sources to answer patron inquiries. Oversees activities in the Law Library in the absence of the Law Librarian. Instructs and trains new employees. Provides guidance and support to staff in the use of bibliographic and computer-assisted services. May plan and review work of other employees. Assists with collection development and maintenance. Participates in reviewing and selecting databases. Provides educational services to county library staff, the public, attorneys, elected officials and others. Teaches Express Classes. May provide copy-cataloging services for law library materials. Participates in outreach services to the community. Keeps statistical records of unit activities and prepares appropriate reports. Other duties as assigned. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
Institution: Fort Bend County Libraries
Type of Library: Public
City: Richmond, Texas, Texas
Annual Salary: $35,000 - $40,000
Salary Comment: 26 pay periods/ paid biweekly
Telephone: 281-633-4770 Fax: 281-633-4798
Email Address: crussell@fortbend.lib.tx.us
Website Address: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us
Required Education: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school preferred. Knowledge of current library practices and technologies.
Required Experience: Candidates without a MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited school must have worked three or more years in a public or private law library setting, or have a Masters of Legal Studies, Doctor of Jurisprudence, or equivalent and one year or more in a public or private law library setting.
Contact: Clara Russell
Send Resume to: Clara Russell, Library Director
Fort Bend County Libraries
1003 Golfview Drive
Richmond, Texas 77469
Special Instructions: . Must demonstrate strong customer service orientation, computer skills and good verbal and written communication. Must possess strong supervisory and organizational skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with the public, attorneys, other employees and elected officials. Should possess the ability to complete assigned projects in a timely manner. Night and weekend work required.


Interviews will not be conducted at the conference placement and career center. Please contact directly.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer