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Library and Research Services Manager - Wiley Rein LLP

Wiley, a leading Washington, DC law firm, has an opening for a Library and Research Services Manager.  This role is responsible for the strategic management and oversight over the firm’s library department and team members and ensuring the delivery of high-quality legal research and reference activities to support firm business needs.  Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, this role will:

  • promote the firm’s technical, reference, and research services to firm attorneys and professionals and manage service delivery expectations
  • supervise library team members and day-to-day activities of the library and research services department
  • work with practice groups to assess on-going research and reference needs and provide training and support to attorneys and professionals for those products
  • maintain vendor relations and assist with negotiating licenses for electronic services
  • manage overall budget and expenses
  • lead the library staff in the organization and development of content for the library and research services portion of the intranet

Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree, with a Masters in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited program and/or JD degree highly preferred, and a minimum eight (8) years plus of relevant law library professional experience.  Previous law firm experience is strongly preferred.  Candidates should also possess a strong understanding and knowledge of core legal and business research products, tools, and platforms and demonstrated leadership experience, including mentoring, coaching and leading a team

For more information and to be considered for this role, please apply via this link:  https://legalrecruiting.wiley.law/viDesktopEx/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=14&FilterJobCategoryID=1&FilterJobID=138

 

Reference Librarian - Caplin & Drysdale

Rare opportunity - Caplin & Drysdale has an opening for the Reference Librarian position (first time in 10 years!). It's currently a hybrid position in Washington, DC with 3 days in the office. Master's degree in Librarianship or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution and 3-5 years of experience is required.

SUMMARY:  The Reference Librarian provides research and reference services to attorneys, paralegals, and support staff in both the D.C. and New York offices.  This position is also responsible for assisting the Library Manager with compiling legislative histories, research training, acquisitions, subscriptions management, collection development, and library technology.

Please use this link to see full job description and apply online - 
https://www.caplindrysdale.com/job-reference-librarian-washington-d-c-office

Potential candidates, please send your resumes to the HR Manager, Karla Monroe at [email protected].

Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law. 

 

Research Librarian - Jones Day

Jones Day is hiring a Research Librarian! This position is responsible for providing reference and research services to lawyers, paralegals and support staff. The Research Librarian performs in-depth and complex business and legal reference and research, including responding to user requests for information from internal and external resources, onsite and offsite materials, and print and non-print media on legal, business and general topics. The Research Librarian works independently in performing research and related projects and is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients, producing quality work product and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. 

Required Qualifications include::

Library Science degree preferred but will consider equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Minimum of four years demonstrated experience of law library resources, fundamentals, and procedures.

Ability to perform online research using external databases and services included but not limited to Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, D&B Hoovers, Intelligize, Capital IQ, Monitor Suite, Hein Online, etc.

Ability to locate and obtain material through Document Delivery, Interlibrary Loan, and third party providers.

Working knowledge of the litigation process, docketing and drafting tools, as well as artificial intelligence technologies.

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Research Librarian - Corestaff

Corestaff is engaged by a law firm located in Washington, DC to identify candidates to fill a Research Librarian opening.  The position would pay 80-90k.  

Responsibilities

  • Perform complex legal and non-legal research, including legislative and regulatory histories, using online and print resources,
  • Assist attorneys and staff with research queries/strategy and current awareness monitoring
  • Assist in the Conflicts and New Matter intake process, including due diligence research on potential clients
  • Work closely with Marketing and other administrative departments to support the firm's client development and other business initiatives
  • Assist with the library's integrated library system, intranet pages, and other products and systems used to deliver information and services
  • Pursue continuing education opportunities and read professional literature to stay current on technological and research developments and industry best practices

 Please contact Janet Webster if interested at [email protected]

 

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

 
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