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Competitive Intelligence Analyst - LAC Group

LAC Group's virtual research team supporting top AmLaw 100 & 200 law firms and corporate clients is seeking a full-time Competitive Intelligence Analyst to support a busy business development division for a law firm with a diverse practice. This position reports directly to the Director of Information Services, but will work collaboratively with the Director of Business Development. This role requires someone who has demonstrably strong analytical and communication skills, and who is able to convey complex information simply and concisely. Attention to detail is imperative. Knowledge and experience with financial services, corporate transactions, litigation and IP is highly desirable. This position can be located anywhere in the USA or Canada.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize various sources/databases to compile a variety of intelligence briefings, dossiers, profiles, white papers and other actionable intelligence;
  • Lead high-level research and targeting projects firm-wide;
  • Monitor alerts and news flow to support proactive business development initiatives;
  • Conduct competitive intelligence and bench-marking research within an industry or among peer firms.


Qualifications & Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and more than five years’ experience in the workforce is required.
  • Experience in either a law firm, finance or investment banking environment is preferred.
  • Excellent client service orientation and listening skills, with comfort interacting with key business development and senior firm personnel.
  • Proven ability to organize and manage a diverse range of projects, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines (at times in high-pressure situations).
  • Meticulous methods of information acquisition, compilation, and communication (including the use of online information databases, tools and resources); attention to detail is imperative.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to cultivate meaningful team and stakeholder relationships. Diplomacy, intellectual curiosity and a positive attitude/sense of humor is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Word and PowerPoint, Excel and Sharepoint. Experience using Google Suite is also desired. Must have a working knowledge of other resources and tools including Manzama, Capital IQ, Pitchbook, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters 

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2IN9JHa 

 

Technical Services Assistant - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a dedicated Technical Services Assistant to work on an ongoing basis for our client, a prestigious law firm. As a member of the Research Services team, the Technical Services Assistant works to provide smooth and continuous lawyer access to print legal and business research resources. This position is slated to start in November, working 30 hours a week onsite in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities:

  • Process and maintain physical library collections, including, book processing and cataloguing of print materials for distribution across offices;
  • Accept daily postal deliveries and process as required;
  • Ensure accurate record keeping on the Library Management System;
  • Handle ad-hoc loose-leaf updating requests as needed;
  • Participate in projects relating to print collection reorganizations or relocations;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a resources or technical services capacity, ideally in a legal or law firm environment;
  • Knowledge and experience of Library Management Systems.
    • Preference for Sydney Enterprise
  • Proficient with MS Office systems to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.


Competencies:

  • Able to work independently following appropriate instruction and to take responsibility for the work product delivered;
  • Excellent team player – collaborative and accountable;
  • Organized with the ability to juggle and priorities multiple competing demands;
  • A strong customer service focus and high client care standards;
  • Resilient, adaptable, resourceful and flexible;
  • Professional, positive, self-motivated, disciplined and pro-active;
  • Confident to interact professionally with a broad range of people, including attorneys and members of Business Services of varying levels;
  • Confident about building relationships and functioning within a dispersed and truly global team. 

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2npymCh

 

Director of the Law Library - Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown University Law Center seeks applicants for the position of Director of the Law Library.

Georgetown Law is one of the premier law schools in the world. Located in the nation’s capital, within walking distance of the Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice, Georgetown Law is known for the quality of its faculty’s scholarship and teaching, its exceptionally talented and diverse student body, its outstanding staff, and its commitment to social justice.

The Georgetown Law Library is one of the leading law libraries in the world, characterized by its dedication to scholarship, preservation, and access to information; its contributions to education through the development of research guides, tools, and programs; and its use of technology to advance the public interest. The director leads a diverse team of 52 librarians, information professionals, and other staff members in eight departments and manages an annual budget of over $9 million. The library is on the cutting edge of modern information technology and provides support and training to 180 full-time Georgetown Law faculty and approximately 2700 JD and LLM students.

The Director of the Law Library is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategic plan for ensuring that information resources and services are available to support the research and teaching missions of the school. The Director acts as a catalyst for the library’s intellectual work and innovation, and is a leader in the information community nationally and internationally. The Director reports directly to the Dean of the law school and collaborates with libraries, public interest organizations, funders, and technology companies locally, nationally, and worldwide to advance access to and preservation of legal information.

The ideal candidate should have a J.D. degree and an advanced degree in library or information science or the equivalent, as well as a record of ten years or more of increasingly responsible leadership positions at a major university law library or comparable experience. The candidate will be an innovative, dynamic leader committed to managing the library collection and staff, serving the diverse needs of the Georgetown Law community, and anticipating the future opportunities and challenges for the law library.

This is a tenure track faculty position; depending upon qualifications and interest, other types of status may be available. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and credentials.

Application materials should include a resume, a list of references, a discussion of your qualifications for this position, and a detailed statement of interest, addressing what you see as the major issues confronting law libraries in the coming years. (Submission of a single pdf document is preferred.) Send materials to Emily Smith, Director of Faculty Affairs and Academic Events, at [email protected] by December 1, 2019. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and early submission is strongly encouraged.

Georgetown University is an  Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

 

Collection Services Assistant (temporary) - Georgetown Law Library

The Collection Services Assistant, a temporary position, serves as back up and support for the Content Acquisitions department. S/he is responsible for a wide variety of tasks including but not limited to managing library gifts and donations and monitoring missing/ lost library resources. Interacting with staff throughout the library through collaborations on inter-departmental functions, the Collection Services Assistant has additional duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Monitors status of lost items ensuring replacement decisions are made and records updated accordingly.
  • Processes donations of materials for the collection including communicating with faculty, overseeing intake, coordinating review by selectors, and sending materials to appropriate entities for processing (such as resale vendors and cataloging).
  • Provides support for database maintenance projects as needed.
  • Serves as backup when any other staff are absent.
  • In collaboration with the central mail office, coordinates day-to-day library mail receiving and sending operations

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet, database, and cloud based document storage applications
  • Strong verbal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Work experience in a library setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of print continuing resource functions
  • Knowledge of law and/or legal materials
  • Familiarity with the library services platform

To apply, please click on the following link:

https://www.indeed.com/job/hoya-temps-content-acquisitions-assistant-6befb21dc44e8a73

 

Research Analyst (temporary) - LAC Group

LAC Group is looking for a temporary Research Analyst to work as part of a creative and service orientated team for our client, a large law firm with offices nation-wide. The Research Analyst is primarily responsible for responding to research and reference requests from attorneys and administrative personnel firm-wide. The preferred locations for this role are Silicon Valley and San Francisco. We will also consider candidates able to work at the firm’s Washington DC, New York, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles and Chicago offices. The required hours for this role are 9:00AM – 6:00PM PST. Candidates able to work these hours, 40 hours per week, will be given preference, however hours are flexible as long as the selected individual is able to work until 6:00PM PST. This position will continue through the end of November 2019.

Responsibilities:

  • Legal and business research and reference using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites;
  • Document retrieval, including dockets, cases, articles, etc.; and
  • Setting up current awareness and docket alerts.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; MLS preferred but may substitute substantial law library experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience providing legal and business research and reference services in a law library, with law firm experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Pacer, PacerPro, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Google Scholar and other resources to find and retrieve documents.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Strong client service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments. 

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2mzIPKx

 

 
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