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Research Manager: Epstein Becker & Green

The law firm of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. has an immediate opening in our Washington, D.C. office for a Research Manager to join our national Library team. This position reports to the Manager of Library Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage the research services function of the Library Services Department to provide strategic information support to the firm, including determining research priorities and recommending new resources and tools

Recommend policies for research operations and for the use of research resources and tools

Plan, manage, and promote access to and use of research services, resources, and tools, including training initiatives

Supervise the Reference Librarians, including providing mentoring in research methods and skills and encouraging professional development

Provide research consultation and analysis, research project strategy, and manage specialized topical, legislative, docket, and regulatory monitoring services

QUALIFICATIONS:Requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program; At least 8 years of progressively responsible Library experience in a law firm or corporate environment; Extensive database search experience and relevant research expertise in order to manage a sophisticated law firm research function; The ability to lead and manage people; Excellent organizational, critical thinking, communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated by the ability to analyze, prioritize, and manage projects and deadlines; Project management experience; Strong customer service skills; Ability to apply independent judgment and act independently, as well as collaboratively within a team environment.

 

TO APPLYWe thank all applicants for their interest, however, we are only able to contact candidates selected for follow up.

Please send resume and cover letter containing salary expectations to Emily Kasprak at [email protected].  No agencies, please.

Epstein Becker & Green is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Law Library Assistant - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a Law Library Assistant. Reporting to the Project Manager, these positions entail law library support, invoicing, electronic resources administration, business development, attorney/staff support and training and special projects involving information management. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional client service and interpersonal communication skills, a technological aptitude, professional writing skills, and a strong attention to detail. This is a full-time opportunity with benefits. This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the USA.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitoring internal and external resources utilized in acquiring and disseminating electronic content;
  • Assist in managing the services, contracts and relationships with vendors;
  • Invoicing and assisting with budget, standards for collection development and cost recoveries, and resources and acquisition policies;
  • Conduct library orientation for new attorneys and professional staff and assist attorneys and staff with troubleshooting and questions;
  • Support special projects involving information management;
  • Stay abreast of new developments in legal content, publishing and technology;
  • Other administrative tasks and duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree is required;
  • At least 2 years experience in a support role (including invoicing, managing internal/external requests, high volume of communication, etc.) preferably in a library, research services or legal environment;
  • Tech-savvy, and comfortable with G-Suite applications, especially Google Sheets;
  • Experience working across multiple locations/offices and departments is preferred;
  • Must be articulate and possess excellent communication skills (written and oral);
  • Knowledgeable and highly conversant in using electronic resources, library cataloging systems/ILS, etc.

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3nKie84

 

eResources Manager - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking an eResources Manager to support and administer a law firm’s library applications and intranet. This role will assist the Library Manager to identify, evaluate, test, and deploy legal research applications; and support and administer on-line research applications. This is a full-time, benefited, remote position that can be located anywhere in the USA.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all levels of accessibility to e-resources including but not limited to; login credentials, individual and firm-wide, and IP authentication;
  • Ensure the use and distribution of e-resources conforms to signed agreements and copyright generally;
  • Provide support in the ongoing transition towards an electronic law library and virtual research services on a firm wide level;
  • Evaluate, test, recommend, and implement new electronic resources and library-specific software beneficial to the firm;
  • Troubleshoot all issues with electronic resources and resolve problems experienced by legal and nonlegal staff;
  • Work with practice groups to develop and facilitate training to ensure efficient and effective use of legal information technologies by legal and non-legal staff;
  • Process research expenses and upload costs. Provide technical support needed to conduct cost recovery;
  • Travel to other offices as necessary for e-resource deployment, maintenance, and training;
  • Coordinate with web developers to develop and maintain library's internal website;
  • Liaise with help desk and application engineers to support e-resources. Assist with application testing and upgrades;
  • Assessing existing library technology processes and practices and developing a strategy for
  • managing electronic products and services;
  • Identifying suitable tools, systems and technology;
  • Providing staff training and development;
  • Providing services to facilitate on-going technical processes;
  • Administrator for library applications, including library catalog and electronic resource manager

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A professional librarian with an ALA-Accredited MLS, or equivalent;
  • Database research experience such as Westlaw, PACER, IntelliConnect, BNA or RIA Checkpoint;
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate collaboration and teamwork; and demonstrated superior customer service skills;
  • IT library experience, use of technology to provide solutions

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3nKie84

 

 

Digital Resource Services Coordinator - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Law Firm

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Digital Resource Services Coordinator that is under the direction of the Sr. Electronic Services Operations Manager with our firm, in the New York city office. The Digital Resource Services Coordinator will support the firm’s access to electronic resources, including overseeing the maintenance and operation of the Knowledge & Innovation department’s current awareness tools, ensure user engagement with Knowledge & Innovation’s digital content, provide online usage statistics analysis, assist with technical troubleshooting, and resource services workflow operations. This is an integral position within the firm as it ensures that users remain abreast of the research and developments in their areas of interest.

1. Coordinates all aspects of the Knowledge Services’ current awareness tools such as Newsdesk & Vable including administration, maintenance, training and review and establishes alerts as requested on specific topics for client, practice and other teams or lawyers.
2. Coordinates and maintains content for web and mobile-enabled interactive services.
3. Collaborates with the Sr ESOM on deploying mobile applications via ResearchHub and other methods.
4. Participates in the ongoing assessment and enhancement of library automation and technology.
5. Works with vendors, IT and research staff to test, configure, update, and troubleshoot the library's electronic tools and resources.
6. Collects, maintains and reports digital resources and services statistical data to Sr ESOM

Experience / Education
Bachelors from an accredited university or college and a MLS/MLIS is a plus. Three years or more work experience in a professional services firm strongly preferred. Experience working with Integrated Library Systems including OPACs, and with Resource Management applications, such as, but not limited to ResearchMonitor, ResearchHub, Vable and Newsdesk are a plus.


Competencies
1. Demonstrated ability to analyze information and quickly synthesize information and facts.
2. Excellent technical, communication and organizational skills.

3. Flexibility to assume other job responsibilities within the department as necessary.
4. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands, provide high levels of customer service and maintain a professional demeanor under stress.
5. Excellent research, written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills.6. Ability to work within a team environment and contribute to team goals.

Attendance Requirements:
Online Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (alternate eight hour shift may be available). May be required to work before or after normal working hours to meet the needs of the firm.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualification required of employees assigned to this job.

 

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 Temporary Virtual Research Librarian - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks a Temporary Virtual Research Librarian for a prestigious national law firm. This position will be responsible for gathering, synthesizing and delivering legal, business and technical information to attorneys and staff; providing training and assistance in the use of a variety of research, current awareness, competitive intelligence and knowledge management tools; and collaborating with teammates, practice groups and staff to provide innovative solutions that support the complex, evolving research needs of clients. This position will be remote/virtual based and will run for at least through the end of the 2020 calendar year.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with a nation-wide team of librarians to provide comprehensive and sophisticated research, current awareness, competitive intelligence and knowledge management services for attorneys and staff in all offices.
  • Provide outreach, training, and on-demand assistance to attorneys and staff in cost effective and efficient use of research resources.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years’ legal reference and research experience, preferably in a law or corporate library
  • Masters in Library and Information Science and/or Juris Doctor degree strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with major legal and business research platforms, public records resources, competitive intelligence tools, and state and federal legal information sources.

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3nC82OG

 
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