Reference Services Librarian - Maryland Thurgood Marshall State Law Library - Annapolis, MD

  • 23 Jan 2023 3:38 PM
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    Job Title:

    Reference Services Librarian

    Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled


    Maryland Thurgood Marshall State Law Library

    Annapolis, MD 21401



    *A salary offer for a current state Judiciary employee will be determined using the “Salary Practices for State Judiciary Employees”, found at

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    Position type:


    Regular /Full Time

    Financial Disclosure:


    *Note: In addition to applying through our careers page (, please send a resume and cover letter to

    As part of the Maryland Thurgood Marshall State Law Library, you will be joining a progressive team of library professionals who are extremely excited about the future innovations of the State Law Library. Planning is underway for a new courthouse, which will include a new home for the State Law Library. The selected candidate will play an integral role in the organization of the new library.

    Purpose of Role: The Reference Services Librarian provides regular reference and research assistance to all segments of the Library’s user population and participates in reference and outreach projects such as creation of library guides, educational material, and displays. In coordination with the Deputy Director, the Librarian organizes and presents programs related to legal research and law librarianship.

    The Reference Services Librarian, in coordination with the Web Content Administrator and the Web Services Librarian, maintains and develops the People’s Law Library (PLL), Thurgood Marshall State Law Library (TMSLL), and CourtNet websites.

    Education: Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited school.

    Experience: Two (2) years of library experience.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


    MS Windows-based operating systems.

    MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).

    Graphics programs (Photoshop, GIMP, MS Publisher, etc.).

    Basic knowledge of HTML formatting.

    Knowledge of document management software and best practices (ShareFile, OneDrive, SharePoint, etc.)

    Experience with website content management systems preferred.


    Knowledge of office software applications, such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, and e-mail.

    Correct usage of business English, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

    Understanding of how adults learn and retain information, especially in a web environment.

    Capacity to implement quality control mechanisms for website content and follow style guides.


    Ability to work independently and to pay close attention to detail.

    Ability to establish priorities.


    Ability to read and understand court documents, legal publications, and complex instructions.

    Ability to use required communication technologies.

    Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.

    Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

    Ability to use a computer for extended periods of time.

    The Maryland Judiciary is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, familial status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or federal law. Applicants who need an ADA Accommodation for an interview should request the accommodation when notified of a request to be interviewed. Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States.

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