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Open Position - Library Public Services Manager, Supreme Court of Ohio

  • 1.  Open Position - Library Public Services Manager, Supreme Court of Ohio

    Posted 07-18-2022 11:57

    Please note this position will close on July 24, 2022


    The Supreme Court of Ohio is seeking to fill the position of Library Public Services Manager in the Law Library. The Library Public Services Manager oversees the daily operation of public service functions in the library including providing work direction and expertise for library staff assigned to the public service staff and planning for the effective use of time and resources to meet the library's objectives.

    A day for the Library Public Services Manager may include working with the Justices and Court staff to assist with research needs, managing requests from the general public, providing coaching and feedback to library staff, and working with the library team on presentations and projects. 

    The ideal candidate for this position has a Masters in Library and Information Science or Information Science, five or more years of law library experience, and management experience. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a creative team player with a background in customer service and experience with contracts.  

    What's in it for you?

    As an employee of the Supreme Court of Ohio, you will be eligible for our compensation package that includes:
    •    Insurance
    •    Tuition Reimbursement
    •    Pension through OPERS
    •    11 Paid Holidays
    •    Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Leave
    •    Flex Time to help manage work and life balance
    •    Great team environment with an established library team
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    Summary of Duties:

    •    Manage and provide feedback to public service and research staff
    •    Answer research questions
    •    Present to internal and external audiences
    •    Work with a variety of customers including Justices, Court staff, lawyers, judges, and the general public
    •    Promote the law library and law library programs




    •    Master's degree in Library Information Science or Information Science
    •    Five years experience working with law library databases and systems
    •    Prior Management experience


    This is an exempt unclassified position, reporting to the Library Director. This position is eligible for partial telework in accordance with the Court's telework policy. 


    The starting salary range, which is commensurate with experience, is $80,000 - $89,000.

    Are You Ready? 
    We are thrilled to see that you are interested in beginning your career with the Supreme Court of Ohio! Formal consideration of interested applicants responding to this job announcement will begin immediately. Mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted. To be considered for this position, candidates must apply online at and attach all of the following:
    1.    Complete application online
    2.    Complete the supplemental questions online
    3.    Upload a resume
    4.    Upload a cover letter with Salary Requirements
    Interviews will be scheduled as soon as practical. We will contact you if you are selected for an interview. 

    You can check the status of your application online by signing into your profile. Jobs you applied for will be listed. The application status is shown to the right of the position title and application submission details.

    The salary range, which is commensurate with experience, is $80,000 - $89,000.


    You Also Need to Know…
    The Supreme Court of Ohio is an at-will employer that seeks to attract, employ, and retain highly skilled and motivated individuals, attempts to maintain staff continuity for the efficiency of its operation, and desires to foster and maintain an ethical, professional, and impartial work environment. Pursuant to Adm. P. 4 (At-Will Employment), no person shall be offered or denied a position of employment with the Court, and no employee shall have the employee's employment terminated based upon political party affiliation, political activity permitted under Adm. P. 17 (Employee Code of Ethics), or other partisan considerations. Further, no employee shall have their employment terminated with or without cause unless upon the concurrence of a majority of the Court.

    The Supreme Court of Ohio is an equal employment opportunity employer that supports an alcohol and drug-free, and a weapons and violence-free, work environment.

     Background Check Information 

    The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.  Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.  An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

    Job Description - Library Public Service Manager (220006NQ) (

    Erin Waltz
    Library Public Services Manager
    Supreme Court of Ohio