Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Legislative Aide - Connecticut State Library Bill Room, Hartford

Legislative Aide - Connecticut State Library Bill Room, Hartford. Job Description: As an employee of the principal Law Library in the State of CT, the individual will learn the legislative process by working with highly skilled government professionals. The Bill Room is part of the Law & Legislative Reference Department at the Connecticut State Library, which is located in the State Supreme Court Building across the street from the State Capitol. Staff provide legal and legislative reference services to members of the Bench, the Bar, State Agencies, students and faculty as well as the general public. Duties of this position primarily include organizing legislative bills along with accompanying amendments, roll call votes, etc.. This constitutes the State’s permanent archive of sessional General Assembly material associated with the legislative process. Aide will also be involved with digitally archiving legislative transcripts which includes bookmarking and adding metadata to associated pdf files for permanent public digital access and efficient online retrieval. Other tasks dependant on interest and time may include visiting legislative offices to acquire timely legislative documents, tracking bills via CGALites (the Connecticut General Assembly's intranet), attending public hearings that may cover an area of personal interest, and special projects as needed. Position coincides with the 2014 regular Legislative session (beginning on February 5 and ending May 7, 2014). Pay rate is approximately $11/hr subject to a slight increase. Hours are somewhat flexible to accommodate class/other life commitments Position is funded up to 40 hours per week. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Steve Mirsky: