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    Summary

    This position is located in the Information Services Branch, Ralph J. Bunche Library Division, Office of Information Programs and Services, DAS for Global Information Services, Bureau of Administration (A/GIS/IPS/LIBR/IS), in the U.S. Department of State (DOS).   Serves as the official liaison from the Department's Library to the Office of the Legal Advisor in providing legal research services for legal practitioners throughout DOS.

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    Responsibilities

    • Acts as the Library's recognized authority for legal research and as a senior liaison to the Office of the Legal Advisor.
    • Solves highly complex research problems by conducting extensive researches that involve the use of primary and secondary sources and complex searches in online legal databases.
    • Assesses training requirements for employees in the Office of the Legal Advisor, the Library and other legal researchers in the Department, and develops and delivers a comprehensive training program.
    • Develops marketing and outreach materials designed to increase the use of Library resources, with emphasis on the effective utilization of its legal resources.
    • Monitor trends and developments in the legal field, utilizing expert knowledge of legal research and DOS’ Bureau, Office and overseas posts legal requirements, in order to oversee development of a specialized collection in the Library.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/538782300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.