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Job Listings for Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C. (LLSDC)




Inspection Librarian - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a qualified Inspection Librarian to lead quality control review on a variety of law and related legal materials and collections at a major government library in Washington, DC. The Librarian will be responsible for overseeing the workflow, reviewing a variety of materials and ILS records to ensure they match the agency’s standards. This is a full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality control support for Federal staff by reviewing newly processed materials through physical inspection and review of ILS records
  • Create and maintain reports in Excel
  • Communicate with Federal staff and contractors to resolve issues and provide training when necessary


Qualifications:

  • Must have an MLS from an accredited library school
  • 3+ years of experience working in a law library
  • Working knowledge of processing legal materials in various languages
  • Experience or understanding of cataloging procedures for legal monographs or serials
  • Experience using and inputting data into a library ILS; Previous experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Knowledge and ability to train staff and to handle the assignment and monitoring of work to be inspected
  • Provide training to orient its staff on spreadsheet software and/or to remedy any deficiencies its staff may encounter with regard to setting up or maintaining data on the agency’s spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of online catalogs, MARC records, and basic cataloging procedures for legal monographs and serials
  • Strong attention to and ability to work with great detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and exceed fixed production quotas
  • Able to push 50 lbs

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3iSDgBI

 

Circulation Manager (Evening/weekends) - American University Pence Law Library

Pence Law Library at American University Washington College of Law has an open position for an evening and weekend circulation manager. American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information and to apply: https://careers.american.edu/Staff/job/Washington-Circulation-Manager-%281846%29-DC-20009/775386100/.  

 

Trademark Investigative Analyst - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking an experienced Trademark Investigative Analyst to work for a federal agency in the Alexandria, Virginia area. The Analyst will assist examiners, attorneys and other personnel with investigations of potentially improper trademark filings. Duties will include gathering and organizing facts, conducting research of business entities, reviewing case files and other data. The Analyst will prepare reports and recommendations on their findings and advise on recommendations to improve investigative strategies. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Review incident reports, such as fraud and other law violations, strategizing on effective ways to minimize losses and prevent misconduct reoccurrence
  • Collect evidence, including documents and interviews to support their claims and record their findings
  • Work with attorneys, and other USPTO personnel to research and investigate improper trademark filing activities and to provide analysis related to research, investigations, and trends in such activities
  • Perform computer-based analysis of data for investigative cases relating to trademark application/registration filing activities, including the use of electronic databases, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, word processing, statistical applications and specializes software applications to manage, analyze, and present data, research findings, and investigative information
  • Gathering, organizing and analyzing facts and evidence from trademark application/registration records, internally-generated reports, public records, and other available sources relating to improper trademark filing activities
  • Drafting, reviewing, and delivering reports related to research, investigations, and trends in improper filing activities, and maintaining associated records
  • Developing, advising on, and implementing investigative strategies to identify, mitigate, reduce, or eliminate improper trademark application/registration filing activities
  • Reviewing or developing processes, managing multiple competing priorities, and developing and delivering recommendations for resolving and addressing substantive problems related to improper trademark filing activities to senior managers and executive leadership
  • Acting as an investigative liaison to other USPTO business units to facilitate the exchange of information and participating as a member in relevant USPTO task forces and working groups
  • Participating in interagency working groups and occasionally representing the Trademarks Organization before relevant stakeholder groups on issues relating to analysis and research relating to improper trademark filing activities


Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 Years of experience with trademark filings conducting research or investigations
  • Familiarity with federal statutes, regulations, and rules governing federal trademarks including the Trademark Act, the Trademark Rules of Practice, and the TMEP.
  • Experience with conducting investigations into business entities and individuals including for bankruptcy, collections and fraud preferred

 To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/2V7gaOz

 

Serials & Government Documents Librarian - University of Baltimore Law Library

Open until filled.

The University of Baltimore Law Library invites applications for a Serials & Government Documents Librarian to work in our Library. The Serials & Government Documents Librarian is a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented leader who reports to the Library Director. This position will also provide reference, research, and instructional services to the Law School community, including students, faculty, staff, and members of the bench, bar, and public.  The Serials & Government Documents Librarian will also participate in the staffing rotation for the reference desk, support of faculty scholarship and instruction, and in teaching activities.  The Serials & Government Documents Librarian will supervise a FTE Library Specialist.

This is a Library Faculty position and is subject to University of Baltimore policies concerning retention, promotion, and permanent status.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise and coordinate all aspects of the Law Library government documents collection, Federal and State.
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage all aspects of the Law Library’s serials and bindery operations.
  • Supervise one FTE Library Specialist. This includes setting goals and objectives, prioritizing assignments and tasks, training and evaluating serials personnel.
  • Coordinate cataloging processes for serials and electronic resources, enhance access to serials via the library's OPAC, and address public service needs.
  • Provides expert research support and assistance for law faculty and law students.
  • Under the direction of the Deputy Director, teaches legal research as a guest lecturer in upper-level courses.
  • Prepare Library Guides and complete other special projects as assigned.

 
Required Qualifications:   

  • Education:  Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited institution.
  • Experience: One year of experience in a professional library position.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Education: Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Experience:  One year of experience in an academic law library.  

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities   

  • Knowledge of Federal Depository Library Program and Government Printing Office rules and procedures,
  • General knowledge of traditional and emerging practices for describing and organizing information resources.
  • Experience and proficiency with one or more technologies or tools used to create, seek, use, or manage information.
  • Strong service orientation and communication skills.   
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.   
  • Ability to teach bibliographic skills and to provide reference services to library patrons.   
  • Ability to learn and operate a variety of common computing and productivity applications (e.g., email, word processing, databases and spreadsheets, content management, web browsers) and specialized library systems and software applications.

For more information and also to apply:

http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1628

 
Resources Access Assistant - Cooley LLP

Cooley is seeking a Resource Access Assistant to join the Research Services team.

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Under the supervision of a Manager or Specialist, assist with deactivation of user access to digital research resources with the vendor, and remove internal user records using Research Monitor
  • Under the supervision of a Manager or Specialist, maintain Secretary of State department deposit accounts and process associated billing via Chrome River
  • Under the supervision of a Manager or Specialist process select monthly invoices for Lexis and Thomson Reuters via Chrome River and enter associated payment records into EOS acquisitions
  • Under the supervision of a Manager or Specialist, file research contracts in CARS (Cooley Agreement Reporting System)
  • Under the supervision of a Manager or Specialist, assist with maintenance of the integrated library system and print collection
  • All other duties as assigned

Skills and experience: 

Required:

  • Available to work overtime, as required
  • After orientation at Cooley LLP, exhibit proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, iManage and other firm applications
  • 2+ years of technical services experience in a research center or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with an integrated library system

Preferred:

  • Law related experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Competencies:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them within defined time constraints
  • Ability to work with vendors to resolve problems
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Must be able to learn specialty software
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well both orally and in writing and to understand and follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to analyze and anticipate situations, define problems and objectives, recognize alternatives and formulate solutions
  • Capable of working independently, accurately, effectively and efficiently under pressure while handling a high volume of materials quickly
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to act as a resource for, provide customer service in a courteous manner to, and work effectively with diverse groups of people at various levels within the organization
  • Customer service philosophy
  • Attention to detail

Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package

See the full job description and apply:

https://cooley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Cooley_US_LLP/job/Boston/Resource-Access-Assistant_Req1932-1

 

 
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