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Reference Librarian  - Venable LLP

Venable LLP is seeking a Reference Librarian to assist with the daily operations of our Washington, DC reference desk.  This person will be responsible for conducting research, responding to research requests, and delivering in-house training and outreach to legal staff.

 The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

•Sharing responsibilities for Reference Desk operations to ensure operations meet the needs of all library patrons.

•Providing assistance at the Reference Desk; responding to information requests, locating cases, searching databases such as LEXIS and WESTLAW, and requesting interlibrary loans. 

•Conducting research interviews with patrons and recommending appropriate firm materials from the library collection.

•Tracking all reference transactions in Integrated Library System.

 

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

•Master of Library Science ,equivalent degree or equivalent research experience

•The ability to conduct legal research, including experience using online and print resources to conduct research.  3-5 years experience doing research required.

•Working knowledge of library research databases. Intellectual Property research experience  strongly preferred

•The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks.

 

If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals that are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!

Apply at this link: https://venable.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0jegk?source

Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs. Additional information can be found at www.Venable.com.

 

Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.

 

Part-Time Temporary Reference Librarian – Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin has an immediate opening for a Part-time Temporary Reference Librarian located in our Washington, DC office. This role is responsible for undertaking reference and some research services for all attorneys and staff and will utilize all relevant information and knowledge resources available to the firm. This is a part-time temporary position lasting about 6-8 weeks, with possible longer term considerations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Quickly respond to research and reference requests from all firm personnel. 
  • Conduct inter-library loan and document retrieval as needed.  Research to identify appropriate reference materials, books, journals, other services available from external libraries and 3rd party vendors, using online library catalogs to assist inter-library loan and document delivery efforts.
  • Perform other activities/projects as required to assist the firm-wide team of information professionals.
  • Ability to work between the hours of 8:00am and 12:00 noon M-F.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Master’s degree in information and library studies, or a related field is desired.
  • 2-3 years of professional library experience in a law firm, corporate, government, or other professional services environment strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills with online legal research tools; Experience with legal, business, and IP related research tools (Westlaw, Derwent Innovation, Docket Navigator, Monitor Suite, etc.) preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (at least one (1) year)
  • Ability to succeed in both collaborative and independent situations. 
  • Strong time management skills

Please submit resumes to: [email protected].

 

Senior Analyst, Research & Competitive Intelligence - Venable LLP 

Venable LLP has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join our Marketing Department.

The Senior Analyst, Research and Competitive Intelligence will be responsible for managing research projects, conducting and analyzing primary and secondary research on industries, practice groups, specific clients, prospective clients and competitors to support the firm’s business development goals and initiatives. 

We welcome candidates for this position who seek to work in either our Washington, DC headquarters or our Midtown Manhattan offices. 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

•Managing in-depth background research projects on specific companies or organizations, including statistical models to quantify research findings, in preparation for business development activities.

•Analyzing and evaluating data to provide actionable insights and recommendations to attorneys and business development teams.

•Developing presentations, memoranda or briefings for partners and participate in preparatory sessions for client pitches, proposals and other similar presentations.

•Managing assigned programs for collecting competitive intelligence for the firm's major competitors in its primary geographic and legal markets with a focus on secondary sources.

•Extracting data by industry sectors, geography, attorneys, office, and practice groups for use in Requests for Proposal (RFPs) by Business Development staff, Practice Group Leaders and Division Managers. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

•Demonstrated success in professional services or consulting environment with a minimum of five years market research/analysis experience.

•Intermediate level database research skills; working knowledge of a variety of external research databases, including Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Hoovers, Capital IQ, and West Monitor Suite. 

•Advanced knowledge of Web and PC applications, including MS-Windows, Excel and PowerPoint

•Ability to make persuasive presentations on research results.

•Ability to analyze data and identify business trends to formulate recommendations for firm business development opportunities.

•Experience developing reports for tracking and reporting on marketing research activities and outcomes.

 

If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals that are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!

Apply at this link: https://venable.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0j8hv?source 

Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia.  Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.  Additional information can be found at www.Venable.com.

 Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.

 

 

Research Librarian I - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

To view full posting, go to: https://afscmestaff.org/librarian_job

Location: Washington, D.C.
Salary:  Starts at $72,447 with union-negotiated wage/step increases.

 

To be considered

Please send an email with an attached cover letter and resume to: [email protected] Include the position title, and if you are a current member of an AFSCME Local, in the subject line of your email.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. However, we strongly encourage applying before June 28, 2019. 

About the position

This position is responsible for providing information and research services to union staff and leadership. The ideal candidate will be adept at: selecting and distributing news and other relevant information for a targeted audience, researching, analyzing, and disseminating information from diverse sources in response to patron requests, contributing to the management, organization, and assessment of the library collection, and providing outreach and instruction services for users of the Information Center. 

 

How to apply and full description

For a full list of duties, requirements, and desired qualifications, see the full job posting at: https://afscmestaff.org/librarian_job

 

 

Senior Research Analyst - Vinson & Elkins

(Please note this job is in Houston, TX)

POSITION OVERVIEW

As part of the Research & Knowledge Services department, the Senior Research Analyst position is responsible for providing high-level research on legal and non-legal topics to attorneys and staff in all locations, training attorneys and staff on electronic resources, evaluating the value and benefit of current and proposed resources, leading departmental initiatives, and creating, adding and organizing content on the firm’s intranet.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct all facets of legal and non-legal research using appropriate print and online sources. Work together with other Research Analysts to provide quality coverage to all offices.
  • Lead special projects and initiatives as assigned by the Director of Research & Knowledge Services.
  • Train attorneys and staff on cost-efficient use of electronic resources. 
  • Lead formal orientations of library services to new hires. 
  • Schedule regular individual and group trainings on firm resources. Alert users to changes and enhancements in the products. 
  • Create online research guides on various subjects. Organize and enhance content to assist users in finding information on the firm’s intranet and ILS portal.
  • Assist practice groups with the organization of documents and links on their intranet sites.
  • Evaluate new products as necessary and make recommendations for the purchase of resources based on the needs of practice areas and business development. 
  • Work with Collection Management Librarian to identify possible new acquisitions, changes to print needs, and with the weeding and maintenance of office libraries.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with maintaining subscription access information and ensuring compliance with license agreements.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and resources, particularly those dealing with artificial intelligence and document automation.
  • Work with contract and part-time assistants to ensure print resources are maintained.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Education:  Master of Library Science or Information Studies from an accredited      university.
  • Experience: Five years of research experience in a law firm, corporate or academic law      library.
  • Special Knowledge: Understanding of legal, business, electronic information sources and research methods. Knowledge of online legal and non-legal services, service providers, and library operations.
  • Technical Skills: Familiarity with library catalog software, legal research resources, and SharePoint. Proficient in Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, Capital IQ, Intelligize, Cheetah, and RIA Checkpoint.
  • Attributes: Ability to answer requests in a timely manner; gather analyses and deliver information quickly, efficiently and cost effectively; capable of working with a diverse client base and practice group changes; ability to manage multiple projects at one time and to prioritize and organize effectively; excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Other Qualifications: Ability to work well and deal tactfully with people in high-pressure situations. 

Apply through this link: https://velaw.taleo.net/careersection/external_first_pass_us_ve/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

Contact Information:

Emma Mattson
1001 Fannin St, Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: 713-758-2413
Fax Number: 713-615-5120

 

 
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