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Research & Knowledge Analyst - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Skadden is seeking a Research & Knowledge Analyst to join our Research & Knowledge Services team in the Washington, D.C. office. The work schedule for the position is Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with alternating work hours. As a member of Skadden's professional staff, the Research & Knowledge Analyst will play an integral role in helping the firm provide high-quality service to clients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for researching and providing information, analysis and expertise to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the firm.
  • Analyzes legal, corporate and general resources and communicates findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Helps plan and implement department outreach, training and orientation programs.
  • Assists with the evaluation and recommendation of new information resources.
  • Supports research and Knowledge Management initiatives for firm attorneys and staff across the globe, incorporating  new technology.
  • Performs ready reference and in-depth research on legal, corporate and other topics using online and print resources.
  • Uses question and answer skills to conduct effective reference interviews.
  • Distills research results into clear and concise reports of findings.
  • Creates and maintains new business alert services that identify matters of interest to existing and potential clients.
  • Creates and maintains current awareness alert services.
  • Works independently and with the Knowledge Strategy (KS) team and selected practice areas to choose, collect, organize, maintain, and update content for practice area websites and databases.
  • Provides attorneys with access to and encourages the effective use of internal and external knowledge resources.
  • Disseminates knowledge resources via firm-wide intranet and databases to attorneys.
  • Collaborates with practice group leaders and other attorneys to design effective KS websites and databases.
  • Establishes relationships with attorneys to promote awareness of KS initiatives and to solicit their participation.
  • Uses workflow software for the distribution and recording of  research requests.
  • Monitors email on firm-issued mobile devices while out of the office and during off hours and coordinates with staff in the Washington, DC and other offices to complete pending requests.
  • Ensures continuity of Research & Knowledge Services operations during supervisor absences.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Expertise in using computer-based research tools including but not limited to: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Intelligize, Securities Mosaic, Practical Law, Fastcase, PLI, Capital IQ, Deal Point Data.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems.
  • Proven ability in using WYSIWYG web page editors.

 EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science or equivalent experience (minimum of eight years) and
  • Minimum of two years research experience in a law firm or corporate library.

To apply: https://www.skadden.com/careers/staff/opportunities/washington-dc/research-and-knowledge-analyst

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Disability/Vet/other protected categories).  For more information, please visit Skadden.com/careers.

 

Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I) - Maryland General Assembly

 

MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

Office of Policy Analysis

 

RECRUITMENT NOTICE

 

Position: Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I)

 

Salary Range: $40,400 - $62,900

 

Principal Duties: ● Original cataloging of state government documents in various formats

● Copy cataloging using OCLC

● Indexing proposed legislation and print publications

● Fulfilling interlibrary loan requests

● Catalog Maintenance

 

Qualifications:

● MLS degree

● Experience using OCLC, AACR2, LCSH,

MARC formats

● Work with integrated library systems, preferably Sirsi

● Strong communication and interpersonal skills

● Experience in government documents, public policy

and legislative issues, preferred

 

SEND RESUME WITH LETTER OF INTEREST BY NOVEMBER 30, 2018 TO:

Department of Legislative Services

Human Resources Office

90 State Circle, Room 311

Annapolis, MD 21401-1991

Fax: 410 946-5140 or 301 970-5140

e-mail: [email protected] Website: http://dls.maryland.gov/

 

Code 24/18LLDC (Required on all Resumes) 

The Department of Legislative Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in a manner that violates law, regulation or legislative policy.

 

LexisNexis Librarian Relations Consultant - LexisNexis

Washington DC area

 

The Librarian Relations Consultant is responsible for driving research revenue and positively impacting product use, preference and advocacy within the assigned law firm accounts by understanding and communicating librarian client needs; training and supporting librarians on new and existing LexisNexis offerings; and generating leads for new products and content. The Librarian Relations Consultant also works on special projects that benefit librarian clients, and represents LexisNexis at select industry conferences and events. The Librarian Relations Consultant works closely with the LexisNexis account team for assigned law firm accounts.

 

To view the full job description and apply, click here: https://4re.referrals.selectminds.com/lexisnexis/jobs/library-relations-consultant-19499

 

Technical Services/ Research Law Librarian - CIA

As a Technical Services/Research Law Librarian for the CIA, you will assist with the management of core legal information repositories for the Office of General Counsel (OGC) to support its broad spectrum of practice areas.  You will participate in the selection, acquisition and maintenance of targeted legal information resources by providing guidance on legal research resources and best practices; by providing current awareness of legal developments across OGC practice areas; and by conducting unique legal research that leverages advanced research skills against specialized resources.

To apply:  https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/technical-services-research-law-librarian.html#job-details-tab3

 

 

Research Analyst - Steptoe & Johnson LLP

 

Steptoe, an Am100 law firm, is seeking an experienced Research Analyst to join its DC Office’s Research & Information Services department. This position will be responsible for providing sophisticated research and reference services to support the firm’s attorneys and staff. The position will be engaged in legal research--statutory, regulatory and case law-- and non-legal research, including corporate and factual background investigations. This position will be responsible for analyzing and summarizing findings and delivering well-targeted results.   The position will also be engaged in current awareness and monitoring projects, training programs, and knowledge initiatives.  We are seeking a professional with excellent communication skills, a strong client service orientation, intellectual curiosity, and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

 

Candidates must demonstrate expertise with legal information sources and a wide variety of interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary materials. Mastery of Microsoft Office applications is required. At least three years of previous experience in a legal research setting (law firm, academic, court or corporate information center) is also required, as is a JD or MLS or equivalent degree.  Some evening or weekend hours may be required.

To apply: https://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=6&FilterJobCategoryID=19&FilterJobID=207

 

EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

 

 
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