The United States Court of International Trade is currently accepting applications for a Supervisory Librarian. The incumbent performs supervisory work related to administration and operational management within the Court’s Library and Legal Services Section. The Supervisory Librarian reports to the Director of Library and Attorney Services.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise employees involved in library, archives, and training activities, including assigning and reviewing work, evaluating performance, and handling disciplinary actions.
Support the administration of the library by supervising and delivering legal research assignments, projects, and library services.
Conduct complex research in various areas of law, court, regulatory, and legislative history.
Develop, conduct, and coordinate training and orientation programs for all court employees.
Provide training and guidance to law clerks and judges on the use of various legal research databases.
Oversee the preparation of library publications including print and electronic guides, and current awareness services.
Classify and catalog books, publications, and other materials based on subject matter or standard library classification systems.
Maintain library collections.
Manage and process library-related requisitions and purchase orders and request section funding needs to management.
Develop, update, and maintain web pages.
Promote library and legal services resources to the court and bar.
Assist with the process of long-range planning.
A generous benefits package is available and includes the following: paid annual and sick leave; ten paid federal holidays; participation in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB), Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP), Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI), Flexible Benefit Program, Federal Long-Term Care Insurance, Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The United States Court of International Trade currently offers public transportation vouchers (TransitChek), Court Achievement Program (CAP), and gym membership.
Interested applicants must submit the following to be considered: 1) cover letter, specifying how you satisfy the qualifications listed above, 2) résumé, and 3) Application for Judicial Employment (AO78) (available at http://www.uscourts.gov/forms/human-resources-forms). All applications should be directed via mail to: United States Court of International Trade, One Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278-0001, Attn: Human Resources, #17-06 or via e-mail as a single PDF file to: Human_Resources@cit.uscourts.gov. Include the title of the position and job announcement in the subject line. Please use only one method of application. Applications received by June 16, 2017 will receive priority consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified.
The Court reserves the right to modify, withdraw, or fill the vacancy announcement at any time, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice.
UNITED STATES COURT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
A Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution is required. A Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA-accredited law school is preferred. A minimum of four years of law library experience and at least two years of supervisory responsibilities is desired. The candidate must have skill in developing the interpersonal work relationships needed to lead a team of employees, possess the ability to exercise mature judgment, and have knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, and theories of management, and the ability to understand the managerial policies applicable to the section. The position requires excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills as well as a strong service orientation. The applicant must have skill in legal research, word processing, spreadsheet, database and publishing applications.
Conditions of Employment:
Applicants must be U.S. citizens. All application information is subject to verification. The selected candidate is required to complete a background check and subsequent favorable suitability determination. Employees of the U.S. Court of International Trade are Aat-will@ employees and are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees. Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) is mandatory for payroll direct deposit.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary commensurate with qualifications, salary, and experience. The job grade for this position is CL 29 - 30. Promotion to CL 30 may occur without further posting or competition.
The United States Court of International Trade established under Article III of the Constitution, has nationwide jurisdiction over civil actions arising out of the customs and international trade laws of the United States. The Court is located in New York City at the James L. Watson Courthouse.