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Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/18
Posting End Date: 2024/07/01
Category: Library
Sub Category: Research
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 21.63
Maximum Salary: 26.44
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Legislative  Services Office

Legislative Library Research Assistant 

Position Description: Provide legal and non-legal research and information services under the supervision of the Legislative Librarian. 


• Provide timely and confidential research for members of the Idaho Legislature and legislative staff 

• Provide reference services, research training, legislative history research, and library tours to onsite and offsite library patrons

· Index and prepare legislative committee minutes for public access

· Assist the librarian with cataloging library materials

    Minimum Qualifications

    Positive attitude and the desire to help is important as this position requires interaction with the public and public officials; excellent attention to detail; excellent communication and customer service skills; good organizational and time management skills; experience researching with primary sources; good Internet searching skills. Must be non-political and discreet in this nonpartisan office serving legislators of all political affiliations. Other desirable qualities include familiarity with library terminology, reference, and cataloging; legal terminology; the political process 

    ABOUT LEGISLATIVE SERVICES OFFICE:  • Career long learning opportunities • Service-First culture • Opportunity to play an integral role in the governmental process. 

    Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 


    The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


    The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

    Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.