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Law Librarian

Posted 2 years ago

Job Summary 

The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is accepting resumes from individuals with experience in library operations including development of law library resources, contract negotiation, and initiating and monitoring library services. This position will assist library users in locating and acquiring materials, including accessing, filing, and circulating digital and hardcopy materials; maintaining library systems and processes; training and advising users on systems and processes; and performing related work as required.  This position ensures that the law library’s collection and resources meet the primary goal of research needs of the Attorney Generals’ Office.  

Why Work for Us

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison — one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices — has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity and respect.  We’re a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who could all work elsewhere but choose public service as a calling, and we’re actively building an internal culture that supports that calling.  We invite you to apply to be part of the team that helps recruit, support and train dedicated attorneys, legal assistants, investigators, and other staff, all focused on helping Minnesotans. 


To be considered for this position, your resume must reflect the following qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in library or information science degree from an accredited school;  
  • Minimum of 2 years of library experience to include both digital and hardcopy library collections;  
  • Knowledge of and experience in library administration;  
  • Knowledge of legal and business research; and 
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills.  

Additional Requirements 

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. 

Additional Information

We offer a great benefits package! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long-term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. 

Public service with this office may qualify applicants to have part of their student loans forgiven under a federal student loan forgiveness program for state government employees. (Visit for more information.) 

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume that includes relevant experience and/or academic credentials to: 

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
Attention:  June Walsh
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 102 
St. Paul, MN 55155

Priority will be given to resumes received on or before 08/23/2021.

Note: The Attorney General’s Office greatly encourages, celebrates and values diversity. It is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or military status. If you need reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call June Walsh at (651) 757-1199 or (800) 627-3529 (Minnesota Relay).

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