Library Technician - Technical Services, U.S. Court of Appeals Library, Boston MA

Position: Library Technician - Technical Services


Description: This position is under the supervision of the Technical Services Librarian. The technician assists with duties in multiple areas of the department. Duties include preparing purchase orders for new titles and renewals of existing subscriptions for all judges and libraries in the First Circuit using the ILS and judiciary financial databases. Understanding and following library acquisition procedures and judiciary procurement procedures are an important component of the job. Other duties include processing incoming subscription materials using the library's integrated library system; maintaining currency of library materials by shelving and filing looseleaf pages or pocket-part supplements and other duties as assigned. Work requires frequent bending and lifting. The successful candidate must possess a high level of attention to detail, excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills and the ability to work well as a team member and independently.


Qualifications: BS or BA degree with one to three years general library experience or an equivalent combination of education/training and experience. Experience in a library technical services department is preferred. Experience working in a law library is advantageous.


Salary: Starting Salary: $37, 559 - $40,302. (CL 24)


To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume by May 28 to


Susan Lee, Technical Services Librarian
U.S. Courts Library for the First Circuit
Moakley U.S. Courthouse, Suite 9400
1 Courthouse Way
Boston, MA 02210


No faxes accepted. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. A fingerprint/background check is required if hired.

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