Position: Librarian/Archivist VA State Law Library

Job description:

The individual filling this position reports to the State Law Librarian and is responsible for identifying, appraising, documenting and directing the safekeeping of judicial branch archival records, both print and electronic, and other historically valuable items. The librarian/archivist conducts research activities using materials in the library collection and the Supreme Court of Virginia Archive, providing reference and research assistance to judicial branch staff, attorneys and the broader legal community, including public patrons.

This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement, life insurance, deferred compensation and short- and long-term disability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-- Processing archival collections including personal papers of judges and justices, historical court records, manuscripts, photos and media.
-- Creating, updating and enhancing finding aids, catalog records and related sources of information through the use of established collections management practices.
-- Assisting judicial staff and researchers by identifying appropriate research materials, retrieving items, assisting in their use, and returning items to the archive.
-- Answering judicial staff and public inquiries by performing necessary research using the Supreme Court of Virginia Archive and other collections in the Richmond metropolitan area.
-- Collaborating with library staff to identify, select and preserve electronic judicial branch documents for the Chesapeake Digital Preservation Group.

For more information and to apply online: http://www.courts.state.va.us/courtadmin/aoc/hr/jbrr/home.html

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