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Law Librarian (Part-time, remote) - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a part-time Law Librarian to support an Agricultural Law Program for a large Federal Library in Beltsville, MD. The candidate will conduct legal research and reference while also providing operational support for the AgLaw Program. This position will average 20 hours per week and can be performed remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to information requests related to agriculture and food law
  • Provide authoritative guidance on the development of content for the Agricultural Law Information website
  • Provide oversight of AgLaw projects
  • Promote the partnership and enhance the visibility of the collaboration’s information products

Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited Institution (J.D. preferred)
  • 5 years experience working as a law librarian
  • Experience using specialized library applications, services, and information products
  • Experience conducting specialized research and reference
  • Preference will be given to candidates with agriculture or food law expertise
To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3n1ZUKg
 

Research Analyst - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks a Research Analyst to be part of an experienced and talented research team for a diverse national law firm that can be located in any of their offices (Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Washington DC or New York). This role will work independently as well as with a research team providing legal and other types of research to attorneys and staff.

The best candidates for the role will be dynamic individuals with good judgment who are deadline-oriented with the ability to work under pressure. This is a full-time benefited position and the hours for the position will be 10 AM – 6 PM PT (1 PM – 9 PM ET) as well as one weekend day per month (7 AM – 3 PM PT/10 AM – 6 PM ET)) which will earn a comp day in return.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct research and analytics in legal, business and other subjects.
  • Serve as practice, subject, and/or industry research specialist in areas aligned with the firm’s practice and business.
  • Provide training on research strategies and resources as requested.
  • Participate in collection development including new databases, websites and print material.
  • Occasional evening and weekend coverage is required as part of team rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited university and at least 2 years of experience in a research environment.
  • Experience with industry research tools such as LexisNexis, WestLaw, Factiva, Cap IQ, Bloomberg, etc.
  • Strong technical skills, including familiarity with SharePoint and MS Office

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3i3bZMz

 

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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