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The Supreme Court of Nevada
Carson City, NV, United States
24 days ago
The Supreme Court of Nevada
Carson City, Nevada, United States
24 days ago


Law Librarian

Under the general direction of the justices of the Supreme Court, the Law Librarian manages the Law Library. The Law Librarian performs highly responsible administrative and legal research functions in directing professional legal information services to the Nevada Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, to all branches of state and local government, the state bar, other libraries, and the public.

The Law Librarian also performs other duties as needed for the operation of the Law Library such as:  Planning, presenting and maintaining the Law Library budget; developing and maintaining legal research collections; making acquisition and retention decisions for library materials; and establishing policies, goals and programs for the Law Library.

This position is responsible for the operational management of the Law Library, including building, developing and supervising a cohesive team that functions in alignment with the goals and objectives of the Law Library.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school and 5 years’ experience managing administrative functions of a library, including a minimum of 2 years in a supervisory and reference capacity and have at least 1 year of training in a law school or 2 years as an employee in a Law Library. Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school preferred.  

Statutory Requirements (NRS 2.440)
A graduate of a library school accredited by the American Library Association and have at least 2 years of library experience in an administrative capacity and have at least 1 year of training in a law school or 2 years of experience as an employee in a Law Library.

Supplemental information

Location:  This position is located in the Nevada Supreme Court Building in Carson City, Nevada.  Carson City is located in northwest Nevada, at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  The climate is moderate, with four distinct seasons and an estimated average of over 320 days of sunshine each year.  Carson City’s close proximity to the mountains, approximately 20 minutes by car from Lake Tahoe, offers a variety of outdoor activities including world class skiing, golfing, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and river rafting.  Its proximity to larger urban areas, approximately 30 minutes by car from Reno and 4 hours by car from San Francisco, offers a variety of cultural events and entertainment.


Paid Leave  Includes 3 weeks annual leave, 3 weeks sick leave, and 11 holidays with no prior state service each year. Leave is accrued biweekly.
Group Insurance  Includes medical and prescription drug coverage, dental coverage, life insurance, and long-term disability, with options for health savings account, and other insurance.  Employer contributions to premiums make quality medical coverage affordable. New hire employees are eligible for coverage within the first month of full-time employment.
Retirement – All full-time employees become members in the Public Employee's Retirement System with a calculated benefit available to you upon retirement after a minimum of 5 years of service.
Other benefits include - an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) plus options to participate in a health care flexible spending account, and a deferred compensation program.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59549734
  • Location:
    Carson City, Nevada, United States
  • Position Title: Law Librarian
  • Company Name: The Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Job Function: Legal Support
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Salary: $107,676.00 - $114,010.00 (Yearly Salary)
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