LAW LIBRARIAN Miami-Dade State Attorney

This position is responsible for the overall management and direction of our Law Library (which consists of a large collection of books, periodicals, State Attorney’s Office training videos and expert witness materials), as well as our electronic research contract (Westlaw). The work schedule for this position is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This position is exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Full Job Description

Posted on: October 7, 2020


E.R. Graham Building 1350 Northwest 12 Avenue

Position Overview

The Job Responsibilities are:
Monitoring library expenses to ensure adherence to budget
Developing and maintaining the library collection (acquiring, cataloging, classifying, physically processing, and routing printed and non-printed materials)
Distributing and providing books, periodicals and loose-leaf services
Providing legal reference and research assistance as needed
Adding and updating statutes in A-Form Management Program
Preparing and updating charge forms
Negotiating with representatives for our Office online legal research contract
Preparing jury instructions for Assistant State Attorneys as requested
Reviewing and distributing Third District Court of Appeals opinions weekly to the appropriate Assistant State Attorney
Managing access for Assistant State Attorneys and staff Westlaw Next accounts
Providing Assistant State Attorneys with Continuing Legal Education training materials as requested
Performing other related duties as assigned

The Minimum Requirements are:
A Bachelor’s degree
Related work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college training or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Must have legal research experience
Must have knowledge and familiarity with Florida Statutes

The Preferred Qualifications and Skills are:
Having knowledge of the Criminal Justice System

Specific Skills and Characteristics:
The Successful Candidate must be able to:
Possess and demonstrate extensive knowledge of legal materials
Work independently, effectively under pressure, and with all levels of staff
Be detailed-oriented and able to multi-task
Work effectively under pressure and meet stringent time constraints
Be a self- starter and work independently
Possess and demonstrate excellent organizational skills
Be adaptable to change
Possess and demonstrate excellent problem-solving abilities
Be flexible with their work schedule

Starting Annual Salary: $35,568.00

To for this position, please complete and submit an application, and updated resume to:

Applications can be downloaded from our website at:

The State Attorney’s Office reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without prior written or other notice. All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation. False statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

Insurance benefits, vacation package and Florida Retirement System Pension benefits are offered with this position

Internal and External Candidates will be considered
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Major Sponsors

Sponsor – Emond Publishing

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