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Law Library Assistant I, Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries (Barnstable)

Major duties are performed under the direction of the Head Law Librarian and include processing incoming library materials, preparing fiscal documents, providing reference service, and implementing circulation and interlibrary loan policies.  The Law Library Assistant assists the Head Law Librarian in system-wide activities such as long-range planning, electronic library services, and special projects and may be assigned by the Law Library Department to perform Law Library Assistant duties in other libraries as needed.  In the absence of the Head Law Librarian and other law library staff, maintains the day-to-day operation of the law library.   


Bachelor's degree AND one (1) year of full-time experience as a paid paralegal OR one (1) year of full-time paid clerical experience in a law library OR An equivalent combination of education and experience.   Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively and respectfully with people;   Knowledge of procedures, interlibrary cooperation, and the types of resources and services available to librarians and library users;   Ability to use computer applications, such as MS Office spreadsheets, text editing, and publisher programs;   Ability to perform Trial Court fiscal procedures in accordance with MMARS accounting System;   Ability to understand and implement all policies and procedures of the Trial Court Law Libraries;   Ability to gather, analyze and report information;   Ability to reach with hands and arms, bend, crouch, lift materials weighing up to 30 pounds and climb stairs;   Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form;   Ability to travel to multiple library locations. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$54,593.18  / year

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2022-09-20 |  Quick link to this job