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Research Manager

Sidley Austin LLP - (Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC or New York) 2/25/2021

Assistant Manager of Research Operations

Arnold & Porter 2/18/2021

Reference Librarian

Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center 2/09/2021

Research Coordinator

Arnold & Porter  2/05/2021

Reference Librarian

New York University Law Library  2/05/2021

Knowledge Manager

The Arc Companies LLC 2/03/2021

Senior Research Analyst

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/26/2021

Research and Content Librarian

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

 (Washington, DC)

1/22/2021

 Regional Content & Research Manager (Americas)

Shearman & Sterling LLP (New York)  1/22/2021

 

Research Manager - Sidley Austin LLP

Overview:

This position can be located in our Los Angeles (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT), Chicago (11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. CT), Washington, DC (12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET) or New York (12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET) office. The Research Manager works collaboratively to foster a team-focused, global research team. In the spirit of the firm's Service Excellence Initiative, the Research Manager serves as mentor to all Research Team members, assisting in more complex research tasks, helping to understand legal topics and encouraging participation in professional and legal educational opportunities. The Research Manager will oversee and handle more involved or time-sensitive research requests, as well as manage the team for specific projects. The Research Manager will directly supervise and evaluate assigned research staff, while implementing standards and best practices of firmwide Library & Research Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day management of the Research Team; consulting on requests that are more complex; mentoring team members for growth and development of research skills, legal and other topical knowledge.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate direct reports
  • Provide extensive legal, business, medical, and general research and analysis assistance to Library & Research Services users when needed in a team-styled environment.
  • Conduct orientations and training for attorneys, paralegals, and other firm staff; participate in planning and presentation of educational sessions; provide quick 'on the spot' training sessions as needed; participate in planning and presentation of educational sessions to Team Members.
  • Assist in the preparation of instructional and marketing materials, including research guides and competitive intelligence dossiers•Participate in collection development including evaluation of new databases, websites and print material
  • Contributes to the firm's Service Excellence initiative to consistently improve its image internally and externally. Displays professionalism, quality service and a 'can do' attitude to the internal members/departments of the firm as well as external clients and vendors via electronic and print correspondence, over the telephone and in-person.
  • Participate in professional associations and attend meetings and conferences to remain current on sources of information, trends in information delivery and best practices.
  • Weekend coverage is required as part of team rotation.
  • Work on any special projects or any other duties as assigned by the Director of Research Services or the Firmwide Director of Library & Research Services

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email [email protected] (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Required:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited university
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a law library, concentrating on research services
  • Demonstrated supervisory and leadership experience
  • Expertise with both print and online legal research platforms, including Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law, and CCH Cheetah

Preferred:

  • Strong technical skills, including familiarity with SharePoint, MS Office, social media, and other related technology tools
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion•Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Able to quickly learn new technologies and then teach others

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/ozVlqohmKQEKClReUBlMK

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

  


 

Assistant Manager of Research Operations - Arnold & Porter

Employer Statement:  At Arnold & Porter, we are client-driven and industry-focused. Our lawyers practice in more than 40 practice areas across the litigation, regulatory and transactional spectrum to help clients with complex needs stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities and address issues that impact the very value of their businesses. Our global reach, experience and deep knowledge allow us to work across geographic, cultural, technological and ideological borders, to offer clients forward-looking, results-oriented solutions that resolve their US, international and cross-border legal needs.

Job Description:  The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Operations to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position is best located in the DC office, but we will consider excellent candidates working from our NY office. The Assistant Manager of Research Operations will work as part of the management team to transition the firm's print collections to digital alternatives and to develop new services in that environment and will assist the Manager with unit project management and oversight. The Assistant Manager has primary responsibility for supervising the Print Team who manage print resources in all offices. This team handles print acquisitions, processes invoices and transactional research allocations, and completes all tasks related to the physical library collections and attorney deskbooks. The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys managing people and projects and working with a team across the globe, and is highly proficient using Excel.

Job & Educational Requirements:  Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Operations to manage unit services and to develop and document policies, procedures, and other best practices to support unit activities.
  • Serving as the main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Directly supervising staff members engaged in the designated technical services systems, operations and activities (print acquisitions, processing, serials control, routing, and circulation) firm-wide to ensure the delivery of consistent and high-quality service.
  • Managing the deskbook program, including acquisition requests, audits and adjusting subscription counts.
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for overseeing and troubleshooting activities related to print materials, including space planning, weeding, and rebalancing the print collections.
  • Managing the relationships with our major vendors of Thomson Reuters, Lexis, and Wolters Kluwer and developing an understanding of the evolving use of print resources in our offices firm-wide.
  • Collecting, analyzing, and reporting data related to the designated systems and operations and using that data to recommend changes in operations.
  • Assisting with data collection and budget recommendations and monitoring expenditures for activities related to the designated systems and operations.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with administrative staff and externally with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in technical services, resource management, library technology and systems, and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firm-wide.

Qualifications: 

  • MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center and a minimum of three (3) years of management experience, including supervision of personnel and project management. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment using good judgment.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in a busy office environment.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with individuals at all levels within the Firm and outside the Firm.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness commensurate to handling confidential and sensitive material.
  • High proficiency in integrated library system software, MS Word and Excel; ability to efficiently search the Internet and experience working in databases.
  • Solid knowledge of legal publishing industry and players and of the organization of legal materials.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.
Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Job Reference Code (if applicable):  

Click here to apply: https://www.arnoldporter.com/en/careers/professional-staff/current-opportunities

 

Reference Librarian - Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Status:   Full Time   FLSA: Exempt
Reports To:    Head of Public Services

JOB SUMMARY

The Reference Librarian will provide reference and research services to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the broader legal community.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide reference service and research support;
  • Participate in activities involving conducting research for writing, editing, and publishing bibliographic guides;             
  • Work the reference desk as assigned by the Head of Public Services;    
  • Participate with the reference team in research training for law students;
  • Contribute to law library scholarship;
  • Participate in regional and national professional organizations;      
  • Train faculty and adjuncts in new technologies and course management tools;
  • Teach semester-long one credit legal research courses, as assigned;
  • Guest lecture in law school classes as assigned;
  • Serve the clinical classes as assigned by the Head of Public Services;
  • Train research assistants;
  • Edit and post documents to the Law Center’s electronic archive for scholarship, and electronic websites that contain faculty writings;     
  • Maintain and contribute to the library web pages, blog, Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools to publicize library activities;
  • Coordinate access to the library’s subscription databases;
  • Create online legal research tutorials with the appropriate technologies as assigned by the Head of Public Services and the Library Director;
  • Keep current with evolving technologies;
  • Assist in Technical Services & perform general circulation duties as needed;
  • Additional library wide projects as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Preparation, and Training

  • J.D. Degree from an ABA accredited law school
  • M.L.S. or equivalent degree

Will consider applicants who have one degree and who are working towards their second degree

Skills

  • Excellent writing skills   
  • Excellent technology skills
  • Competency in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on competency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • A professional demeanor, organizational abilities, computer skills and good communication skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Law Library experience is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to read Hebrew is a plus but not required.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and Sundays.

Physical Requirements:

  • Light lifting and carrying may be required to stack management tasks, such as shifting, weeding and shelving print resources.

Application Procedure

Please apply for the position here

Touro Law Center is located in Central Islip, on the south shore of Long Island, an hour from New York City. Fifty full-time law faculty members provide a practice-oriented educational curriculum to approximately 700 students in both full-time day and part-time evening programs. Visit http://www.tourolaw.edufor more information about Touro Law Center.

Touro College and University System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to ensuring a productive and non-discriminatory work environment in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, New York Human Rights Law and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the Touro College and University System to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

 


 

Arnold & Porter - Research Coordinator

Employer Statement:

At Arnold & Porter, we are client-driven and industry-focused. Our lawyers practice in more than 40 practice areas across the litigation, regulatory and transactional spectrum to help clients with complex needs stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities and address issues that impact the very value of their businesses. Our global reach, experience and deep knowledge allow us to work across geographic, cultural, technological and ideological borders, to offer clients forward-looking, results-oriented solutions that resolve their US, international and cross-border legal needs.

Job Description:  

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Research Coordinator to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position can be located in our Washington, DC, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, or Los Angeles offices. The Research Coordinator works as part of a firm-wide team to support the information needs of attorneys and other timekeepers, management and administrative staff. The Research Coordinator handles the department’s on-demand reference and document delivery requests using internal and external resources to ensure cost-efficiency.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing on demand reference and document research services across a wide range of subject areas using a variety of print and electronic resources, including free and fee-based databases and websites.
  • Actively participating in department and other internal firm meetings.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firm-wide.
  • Participating in, or leading, special projects as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Enrollment in an MLS program at an ALA accredited school is a plus.
  • A minimum of one year of experience providing on demand reference in a law library. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of research methodology, print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of free and fee-based resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance and Bloomberg BNA to conduct basic research and retrieve documents.
  • Familiarity with library and law firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, creative and highly organized individual with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service orientation and a positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Effective work habits, including the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities under deadlines.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Click here to apply: https://www.arnoldporter.com/en/careers/professional-staff/current-opportunities

 


 

Reference Librarian - New York University Law Library  

Responsibilities:

This reference position is one of a team of professional librarians in the department of Research, Reference & Faculty Services and will report to the head of that department: The principal duties of this position are: 

  • Serving as a library liaison and providing proactive and personalized library services for faculty, including performing complex research for the faculty member, training research assistants and tracking the faculty member’s scholarship;
  • Teaching legal research to various constituencies and coordinating the library’s research trainings primarily for new students and student law journal editors;
  • Preparing research guides and other instructional material on legal research topics;
  • Assisting with collection development decisions;
  • Supervising our government documents program;
  • Participating in (currently virtual) reference desk rotation, including evening and weekend hours; and
  • Each staff member is responsible to cultivate an equitable and inclusive work community.

Qualifications:

  •  M.L.S. (or equivalent) and J.D. from accredited institutions. Candidates within a one year of graduation and actively engaged in completion of course work required for graduation will be afforded consideration;
  • 1-3 years of professional law library experience, academic library experience strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide in-depth and complex legal research and reference support;
  • A thorough knowledge of traditional and new legal and non-legal resources and techniques, as well as an aptitude to stay current with emerging trends;
  • A self-starter who is comfortable working independently and within a collegial team environment;
  • The ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse student body and staff and a commitment to the values of diversity and inclusion;
  • A strong customer-service orientation; and
  • A history of involvement in professional activities and/or a history of scholarly work (e.g., professional publications). 

Classification: This is a contract position (Assistant Librarian of Practice) as a member of the Law Library Faculty.

Salary: Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits package.

Diversity & Inclusion: The NYU Law Library is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, and bringing new voices into the field. We strongly welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Additional Information: 

NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse and innovator in legal education, known for its focus on leadership, global issues, and public service. As part of this diverse and accomplished community, you’ll work with top faculty, support learning and research, and have regular opportunities to develop professionally. Located in Greenwich Village, one of New York’s most inviting neighborhoods, the Law School offers highly competitive benefits and perks, notably tuition remission.

NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

 Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, a resume and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications are accepted through Interfolio.com via http://apply.interfolio.com/83832

 


 

Knowledge Manager - The Arc Companies LLC

Employer Statement:  

The Arc Companies is seeking a highly motivated, Knowledge Manager to join our team. Arc is a small, fun environment where bright, creative thinkers have joined together to do real estate and venture capital investing.We value intellectual curiosity, rigorous analysis, creative problem solving, a collaborative spirit, and a willingness to express individual opinions to help us identify the best paths forward.

Job Description:  

Our new Knowledge Manager will be responsible for expanding, promoting and utilizing the company’s knowledge assets, including all information relating to the company’s investments. In addition, the Knowledge Manager will also manage all of the company’s paper and electronic files. This new role will:

  • Manage and evolve the company’s knowledge management and file storage practices (both paper and electronic)
  • Answer queries from our team about the knowledge management products and practices
  • Design team trainings to help them access the knowledge management tools
  • Encourage the team to share knowledge effectively and efficiently
  • Give support to establish a common protocol for document storage within the organization
  • Serve as the MS SharePoint administrator for the company
  • Drive widespread compliance with knowledge management and file storage policies and procedures
  • Maintain investment information in the company’s CRM systems
  • Aggregate and store K-1 information from investment funds
  • Perform day to day process administration
  • Securely catalogue, store and maintain a database of confidential information
  • Complete investor subscription forms
  • Audit process compliance on a periodic basis
  • Research wide ranging issues from time to time utilizing a variety of online information sources
  • Securely store company password and logon information for access to its databases and online services
  • Store and process documents, financial and information requests from the company’s investment funds and partnerships
  • Maintain the corporate calendar

Relevant Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have library science, information systems, information technology, or similar certification or degree
  • 5+ years of experience in knowledge or records management in a corporate environment
  • Collaborative thinker who excels in teams and is also an independent, self‐starter
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Excel and other Microsoft Office apps
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint

Apply through external system:  https://arcny.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=40&source=aWQ9Ng%3D%3D

 


 

Senior Research Analyst - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C

Location: Various - Boston, New York or San Diego

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is a general practice, full service Am Law 100 law firm employing approximately 500 attorneys serving clients worldwide. We are headquartered at One Financial Center in Boston’s Financial District and have additional US offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, as well as an office in London and a strong international practice. Mintz was founded in 1933 by Haskell Cohn and Benjamin Levin. The firm’s Managing Member is Robert I. Bodian. Our collaborative attorneys work within four core practice areas — Transactional, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Investigations, and Regulatory & Advisory – and combine legal, business, and industry insight to provide exceptional legal strategies for clients in a variety of industries.~

​Job Description:  

Under the direction of the Director of Research Services, the Senior Research Analyst works as part of the team to provide expert and in-depth research services to all attorneys, legal staff, administrators and others firm-wide. Senior Research Analysts also serve as specialists and project leaders. An analyst holds a senior position because of their knowledge and experience which allows them to perform at the highest level, and provide assistance to many different practice groups - especially Intellectual Property, Corporate and Litigation. Senior Research Analysts serve as designated specialists (subject, industry, practice area, and/or type of research) and are expected to lead/drive other projects in these areas.

This position can be located in our Boston, New York or San Diego office (currently remote)

Responsibilities:

Research and Reference Services:

  • Conduct high-level, customizable research and analysis in legal, business, and other subjects using appropriate print or electronic resources.
  • Respond to questions or research issues accurately, and in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitor research intake and handles research projects in accordance with the schedule implemented by the Director. Lead or coordinate large or group projects, as required.
  • Present results using department branding and templates whenever possible.
  • Serve as practice, subject, industry and/or type of research specialist in areas identified by the Director.

Orientation, Training and Knowledge Sharing Services:

  • Assist with the development of orientation and training materials.
  • Participate in formal orientation and training sessions.
  • Conduct on-demand training in the use of print or electronic resources.
  • Identify attorney research and training needs and proactively provides opportunities for education.
  • Assist in developing content for the intranet and other internal firm meetings.

Continuing Education and Communication:

  • Maintain current knowledge of developments in research and competitive intelligence services and resources.
  • Maintain awareness of current and emerging technologies relevant to research services and share knowledge with the team and attorney groups.
  • Actively participate in department, practice and other internal firm meetings.

Other Duties:

  • Review, evaluate and recommend new resources.
  • Participate in collection development, collection maintenance and budget management.
  • Participate in, or lead, special projects as assigned.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • Master of Library Science ("MLS") from an ALA accredited school or equivalent degree.
  • 3+ years’ experience providing research and reference in a law firm or corporate environment.
  • Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of research methodology as well as print and electronic resources in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practice areas. Proficiency with wide variety of relevant research services.
  • Ability to prepare reports, executive summaries, and other correspondence necessary to communicate research results. Understands Research Services policies and procedures; accurately interprets and effectively implements them.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to influence others.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment, prioritize multiple projects on a daily basis, and adjust to shifting priorities.
  • Strong planning, project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong sense of urgency and a high-energy level.
  • Facility analyzing, working with and presenting data.
  • Ability to collaborate and gain the respect, trust and confidence of the Firm’s attorneys and professional staff.
  • Possess a “hands-on” tactical approach. Creative and proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Facilitate teamwork and identify opportunities to develop new processes/infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp and implement new concepts quickly.
  • Strong analytical abilities, resourcefulness, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a proactive and positive style that fosters collaborative working relationships.
  • Outstanding sense of customer service.
  • Deep personal commitment to integrity, excellent judgment and the highest standards of ethics.
  • Must display the highest level of diplomacy, tact and discretion, with comfort in handling and maintaining confidential information.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with library technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.

This job description is a general description of the types of responsibilities that are required of an individual in this job. It is not intended to be a complete list of the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this job.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Apply Online: https://careers.mintz.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3&FilterJobCategoryID=1&FilterJobID=1382

  


 

Research and Content Librarian - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Location:  Washington, DC

Job Description:  

We seek a Research and Content Librarian to conduct complex legal and non-legal research supporting practice areas such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Litigation, and Antitrust as a member of the Research & Information Services - Americas team based in our Washington, D.C. office. The Research and Content Librarian will also support Library and Information Services operations daily and during resource and project constraints, specifically supporting the Acquisitions and Content Services Librarian.

Position: Exempt and Reports to: Reference Services Manager - Americas (Direct); Library Operations Manager - Americas (Matrixed)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Conduct complex legal and non-legal research including, interlibrary loan and news alerts across a wide range of practice areas
  • Familiarity with the firm's broad portfolio of content such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw, Securities Mosaic, Law360, Bloomberg BNA, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah, Capital IQ and Newsdesk
  • Conduct current awareness content distribution in support of attorney electronic alerts utilizing the firm's news aggregator Newsdesk
  • Participate in learning programs and orientation cycles for Summer and Fall Associates
  • Work closely with the Acquisitions and Content Librarian on a daily basis during resource constraints and absences

Job & Educational Requirements Required:

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
  • Three years of experience as a researcher with a law firm or academic or public library
  • Service oriented and proactive with a strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and executive presence
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with a dispersed team
  • Flexibility to monitor emails and prioritize responses after hours
  • Preferred: Experience working across a matrixed organization

Please apply using this link: https://careers-clearygottlieb.icims.com/jobs/1339/research-and-content-librarian/job

 


  

Regional Content & Research Manager (Americas) - Shearman & Sterling LLP (New York)

The Client Value team helps the firm improve overall profit margins and increase client value through delivery of information, tools, project management, process improvement and other methods. Its goal is to increase value to the Firm's clients by providing lawyers with simple access to information, experience, and data, enabling lawyers to work more efficiently, and ensuring quality and consistency of work product. The Regional Content & Research Manager (Americas) uses their background and expertise to advance these goals. 

Reporting to the Director, Global Knowledge & Research, and working in close collaboration with the entire Client Value team, the Regional Content & Research Manager (Americas) will provide vision, strategic direction, and planning that advances the research team as a vital resource for all within the firm. 

 The position is responsible for the coordination of collection management, the development of research services, as well as the integration of new technologies and information delivery systems into the Library operations.

 Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide leadership for the America’s content and research team’s activities and services include planning, developing and evaluating departmental activities and initiatives.
  • Supervise, evaluate and guide the contributions and development of the team in the Americas.
  • Monitor expenditures, review and implement collection management policies, and supervise vendor relations.
  • Maintain online storage of some Library resources, as well as physical storage of historical and other print materials.
  • Maintain accurate research and collection management data, statistics, reports, and policies.
  • As required, coordinate the library operational functions (such as serials check-in procedures, print and electronic materials processing and routing, acquisitions and loose-leaf filing), and contacting publishers for missing items.
  • As required, coordinating the library financial operations (such a processing vendor invoices, reviewing accounts, and assisting with variance reporting); contacting vendors for missing invoices or erroneous charges and reconciles discrepancies between received materials and accounts.
  • Partner with procurement for contract review and negotiations.
  • Lead and guide team to work with business units to identify their content needs.
  • Oversee coordination of online research training.
  • Work with team to support onboarding of new attorneys and staff, departures, and/or transfers.
  • Ensure completion of special projects on various issues as assigned.
  • Promote effective work practices, working as a team member, and showing respect for co-workers.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes: 

  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging developments/trends in law libraries.
  • Knowledge of legal sources.
  • Substantial experience in collection development of both electronic and traditional legal materials while working with appropriate tools and legal resources and publishers, as well as in implementing both the necessary supportive services to sustain and support the use of these collections, and new approaches within a rapidly changing library environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and collegially with colleagues.
  • Record of successful completion of complex projects and experience taking appropriate initiatives in pursuit of established library goals.
  • Demonstrated planning and leadership skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both in writing and speaking. Ability to excite and motivate and influence at all levels of an organization.
  • Actively follows legal industry trends, networks with others in similar or related roles, and is knowledgeable about how other firms deal with market pressures and opportunities.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills and a highly collaborative, high “EQ” work style.
  • Proactive and able to take ownership as well as act as a role model to the firm and team.
  • Prioritizes workload and handles pressure, interruptions and multiple concurrent projects.
  • Can work outside standard business hours, travel to other firm offices, and attend relevant conferences and meetings as required.
  • Highly professional with a strong customer service orientation, commitment to meeting deadlines, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Strong understanding of legal processes and the ability to define solutions to support and improve those processes.
  • Proven capacity for creative problem solving.
  • Proficiency with various research databases including, but not limited to, Lexis, Westlaw, and the Internet.
  • Proficiency with applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, EXCEL and Sharepoint.
  • Proficiency with library software. 

Education & Experience

  • Fifteen (15) years of relevant experience.
  • ALA accredited MLS or equivalent required.
  • Prior law firm or professional services experience, preferred 

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

  • Flexibility to work outside of standard business hours as needed.
  • Flexibility to travel domestically and possibly on occasion internationally as needed. 

Please apply here: https://shearman.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ShearmanandSterling/job/New-York-NY/Regional-Content---Research-Manager_R0000808