Colleagues – the GS-13 Legal Librarian position at the Ralph J. Bunche Library, U.S. Department of States, was posted this morning on USAJobs.  The announcement is open through 22 July.  If you are interested in an exciting job as a legal librarian, please apply!


This position serves as the Library’s authority for legal research, and is the established liaison with the Office of the Legal Advisor.  The Legal Librarian manages collection development for the Library’s legal resources, and develops a comprehensive training and outreach program to ensure that those resources are used efficiently.


To learn more about the position and submit your application, please go to


Please note that there is only one announcement for this position.  Anyone who is interested in applying for this position should use this announcement, read the instructions carefully, and be sure to include all required documents when submitting an application.


About the Ralph J. Bunche Library: Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1789 by Thomas Jefferson, the Library has the distinction of being the oldest federal library and is currently in its 230th year of continuous service to the men and women of the Department of State.  In 1997, it was dedicated to diplomat and Nobel Prize Winne Ralph J. Bunche.  Its extensive collection includes a number of historic documents, and chronicles the history of the Department and U.S. international relations.  The Library currently serves the 70,000 employees of the State Department serving throughout the United States and in hundreds of U.S. diplomatic missions in every part of the world.







Julie Arrighetti

Chief Librarian

Ralph J. Bunche Library
Office of Information Programs and Services

U.S. Department of State


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