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Job Title Library Date Posted

Knowledge Management Coordinator

 Ogletree Deakins

 9/10/2014

 Law Librarian

 FSO

 9/10/2014

 Information Specialist

 Clifford Chance US LLP

 9/4/2014

 Research Librarian

 Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

 8/21/2014

 

 

 


 


Knowledge Management Coordinator - Ogletree Deakins

Summary of Position:

As one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms, Ogletree Deakins represents employers in a broad range of workplace matters. Our New York, NY office has an opportunity for an experienced Knowledge Management Coordinator to join the firm’s expanding practice.

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. 

Job Responsibilities:

The following are the most common duties/responsibilities of the position, but are not limited to:

  • Promote the KM department’s mission to improve the practice of law and business of the firm by: connecting our people with each other and our clients; connecting our people with information and our collective knowledge; and developing innovative processes, procedures, and systems to make those connections and promote knowledge sharing.  
  • Help practice areas manage their content, via customized SharePoint sites.
  • Help client teams collaborate by, among other things, creating client-specific intranet pages.
  • Help administrative departments manage their content and make it accessible to others throughout the firm.
  • Maintain the KM department’s vendor accounts and assist with coordinating training sessions for our attorneys and staff. 
  • Provide training for intranet content owners on SharePoint tools and resources.
  • Work with developers to develop custom solutions for intranet sites. 
  • Respond to feedback and inquiries regarding intranet content and KM services. 
  • Perform routine data entry and updating of content on various SharePoint intranet sites. This includes, but is not limited to administrative calendars, lists, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Track vendor invoices and spending to ensure projects stay within budget.
  • Maintain and update the KM department calendars including coordinating meetings, appointments, due dates, paid time off schedules, and tasks.
  • Maintain KM department OneNote notebooks.
  • Coordinate and order materials for department events and projects. 

Job and Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years of experience working within a law firm, preferably in a KM role.
  • Four-year college/university degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with/knowledge of SharePoint, iManage/Interwoven/Autonomy Document Management System strongly preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, ability to learn new software applications quickly and be proficient in most of the following      applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, OneNote, and Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining pace of work and attention to detail.
  • High level of responsiveness – must be able to respond quickly and effectively to questions and requests from all levels of firm personnel.
  • Ability to interpret and follow through to completion, a variety of instructions.
  • Ability to self-start and take the appropriate initiative daily.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to professionally communicate with a wide variety of internal customers, including peers.

Contact Information and Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please email your resume to jobs@odnss.com with “Knowledge Management Coordinator” in the subject line.

 


Law Librarian - FSO

Employer Statement:

There’s one thing that FSO lives and breathes every day -- the employee experience. We focus on motivating and driving our employees to deliver great service. FSO is looking for eager, energetic and passionate people who love what they do and want to support professional services! If you have a fire in your belly, a skip in your step and a twinkle in your eye, we want to hear from you! We are looking for a Law Librarian; job description below.

Job Responsibilities:

Reference and Knowledge Management:

  • Case law and administrative research for domestic and foreign jurisdictions.
  • Maintaining alerts for court filings and client development.
  • Library subscriptions and renewals.
  • Inter-library loans.
  • Assist attorneys and staff in the use of library resources, print and electronic.

Library Management: 

  • Work closely with accounting and library partners to maintain budget.
  • Hiring seasonal filers to assist with filing and influx of new materials for processing.
  • Collection development: work with attorneys in acquiring reference materials in new practice areas.
  • Cost benefit analysis of electronic vs. print materials.
  • Interfacing with vendors.

Job and Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of reference experience in law library setting, preferably in NYC.
  • Broad knowledge of legal and business reference materials in online and print formats, particularly in banking, trusts & estates, and intellectual property.
  • Strong research skills, including proficiency in Bloomberglaw, Lexis, Westlaw, and Intelliconnect.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • MS Office Suite.

Contact Information and Application Instructions:

Please send us a copy of your resume in Word or PDF format (email to:  mdasilva@fso-outsourcing.com).

We look forward to hearing from you.


Information Specialist - Clifford Chance LLP

Employer Statement:    

Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, with 36 offices in 26 countries and some 3,400 legal advisers.  A single partnership, the firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the four key markets of the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East and in the six core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax, pensions and employment; and litigation and dispute resolution.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES:

It has been and continues to be the Firm’s policy to provide equal opportunity and equal terms and conditions of employment to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, or any other status protected by law.

If you have any difficulty using our online system, please contact Clifford Chance's Human Resources Department regarding your interest in applying for employment.

Job Description:    

Provide high-level legal and non-legal research and reference services to attorneys, paralegals, and business services colleagues. Working with the Firm's Knowledge Management team, assist with the development of robust knowledge systems to ensure easy access to internal knowledge

Job Responsibilities:

Reference:

  • Perform statutory, administrative and case law research for various jurisdictions
  • Search online and print secondary sources for guidance on a broad range of topics
  • Search for sample SEC disclosures, including offering documents, M&A transaction documents, material agreements, and periodic reports
  • Research trends in capital markets and M&A transactions across various industries and geographies
  • Gather company intelligence materials, including company reports, news stories, and executive bios
  • Assemble legislative and regulatory history documents
  • Retrieve cases, statutes, regulations, articles and other citations as requested
  • Create alerts, tracking news, regulations, SEC disclosures, and court filings

Knowledge Management:

  • Review information submitted by legal practice areas and business groups for inclusion in knowledge systems
  • Train and assist attorneys and staff in use of the Firm's knowledge tools and resources
  • Serve as a resource to site owners; share best practices
  • Work with team to implement knowledge initiatives as part of a global Firm
  • Orient new staff and attorneys on knowledge systems
  • Support Knowledge Systems Manager on other projects as required

Job and Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required; MLS or MLIS strongly preferred
  • Minimum of  3 years of reference experience in law library setting
  • Broad knowledge of legal and business reference materials in online and print formats
  • Strong research and database skills, including proficiency in searching Lexis, Westlaw, and Westlaw Business
  • Ability to prioritize and work efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both in one-to-one and presentation settings
  • Resourceful, proactive approach
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Prior experience with intranets and web content management systems
  • Proven ability to work with legal and administrative teams
  • Detail oriented, creative problem solving skills and a realistic approach to challenges
  • MS Office Suite

Contact information & Application Instructions:

Apply now


 

Research Librarian - Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - Philadephia, PA

Employer Statement:

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP has an immediate opening for a Research Librarian in our Philadelphia Office. Working closely with the Research and Information team, which includes another researcher, this position provides research and referencesupport to the Firm’s attorneys and staff in six locations, and its business development functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Legal and non-legal research and reference work, including intellectual property, public records, property, news, expert witness, and business and company research
  • Current awareness functions such as docket monitoring and litigation alerts
  • Support of business development, including competitive intelligence research and reports
  •  Other departmental support as necessary, including collection development, password management, and interlibrary loans

Job & Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in Library Science and a minimum of three years of full-time professional experience as a researcher in a medium-to-large law firm
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of legal research, including foreign and international law and legislative history research;  knowledge of non-legal resources, including company and competitive intelligence databases;  advanced research proficiency with Lexis, Westlaw, CCH, BNA, BLAW, Heinonline and other paper and electronic resources
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask; strong written and oral communication skills; service orientation; strong organizational and time management skills; and the ability to work collaboratively with others and to work well under pressure
  • The ability to work West Coast hours at least three days/week A temporary, part-time research librarian position is also immediately available.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:

Please send a resume, date of availability, salary requirements, and three references to:  schnaderjobs@schnader.com, with “Research Librarian” in the subject line.

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.