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19th Judicial Circuit Court – Law Librarian

Position Description

Law Librarian – 19th Judicial Circuit Court

Position:           Law Librarian

Location:         Waukegan, Illinois,

Salary:             $50,243 Annually                        Full-time

Job Summary: Assist the public including self-represented litigants, attorneys, personnel from other departments and agencies in the use of library materials and equipment; train and assign work to library personnel; and direct the daily activities in the library.

The Law Librarian is responsible for providing appropriate legal information in an effective manner, without giving legal advice and organizing the Law Library’s reference material and resources to enable easy access and review to managing the work of the library clerks.   Other duties include evaluating existing library collections and subscriptions, maintaining and updating print collections and electronic resources; overseeing and maintaining implementation of an integrated library automation plan including cataloging, serials control, and circulation systems and legal research with both manual and electronic resources.

In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science (Master’s preferred) and 3 years of experience; a JD degree can substitute for experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of principles and practices of modern Library Science, Legal Publications, and Indexing Systems of Law Library Administration and the methods and practices of research; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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