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Satellite Librarian

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
5 days ago


The Satellite Librarian manages and maintains a satellite library providing all library service, information and materials required by federal circuit, district, magistrate and bankruptcy judges located in the Eastern & Western Districts of Wisconsin, as well as court staff, members of the bar, and the general public. The incumbent also:

  • Manages the operation of the library’s reference and research operations in Milwaukee.
  • Establishes operating guidelines to implement procedures, methods and other changes for satellite library.
  • Performs legal and non-legal research and reference services for judicial chambers and all court staff, members of the Bar, and the general public and contributes to collection management.
  • Assists with public relations and outreach efforts and manages library technician in Milwaukee.
  • Contributes to newsletters and other research guides for patrons; contributes with other librarians to library’s web pages and other online
  • Provides education and training to court staff on Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg and other research sources.
  • Occasional travel to court locations in Wisconsin, including Madison, Eau Claire, and Green Bay.


Required Qualifications:

  • L.S. Degree or equivalent from ALA-accredited library school
  • J. D. or combination of education and law library reference and research experience.
  • Experience/skills in searching online legal/non-legal databases and Bluebook law review and scholarly citation knowledge.
  • Experience with an Integrated Library System (SIRSI preferred)
  • Minimum of two years of law library experience that provided an opportunity to acquire a thorough knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, policies, practices and theories of library management.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and strong customer service

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of library database systems and archives.
  • Previous, progressively responsible, supervisory experience.
  • Ability to telework when necessary and work an 8-hour day between 8:30-5:00 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.).
  • Ability to handle occasional moderate to heavy

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57235012
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Position Title: Satellite Librarian
  • Company Name: U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • Discipline: Legal Support
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $64,666.00 - $105,091.00 (Yearly Salary)

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