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Job Title Library Date Posted

Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian

The Maloney Law Library at Fordham School of Law

02/16/2017

Research Analyst

Sidley Austin LLP

02/08/2017

Research Librarian

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

02/03/2017

Reference Librarian

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP  (Morristown, NJ)

01/19/2017

Research Services Librarian

Lowenstein Sandler (Roseland, N.J. 07068)

01/12/2017

Corporate Research Analyst

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

01/9/2017

 


 

The Maloney Law Library at Fordham School of Law - Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian

The Maloney Law Library at Fordham School of Law seeks creative and technologically innovative applicants for a full-time Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian position. This is an entry-level position and a great opportunity to gain management/supervisory experience. This librarian will join a dynamic library staff that provides the highest level of service and support to world-class faculty and students.

Fordham University School of Law is located at Lincoln Center in New York City. Its new building, housing the Maloney Library, opened in 2014. Benefits for new employees include TIAA-CREF/Fidelity retirement plans, 25 paid holidays, 29 days annually for vacation/sick/personal time, medical/dental/vision coverage through United/Cigna/VSP, disability and life insurance.

This is a revised version of an earlier job posting.

Responsibilities:

  • Under supervision of the Head of Electronic Services, manage all aspects of serials and continuations activities in the law library, including electronic serials and vendor relations.
  • Supervise two full-time serials clerks and one-to-five part-time student employees.
  • Establish policies and procedures to oversee maintenance of serials records for both print and online collections.
  • Help to develop and coordinate policies and procedures for the rest of the Technical Services department and for the library.
  • Work closely with all library departments to ensure the integrity of the collection.
  • Administer the serials and electronic resources modules of the online library system.
  • Administer other serials management tools like Serials Solutions.
  • Work with institutional repository, digitization efforts, and other projects as aptitude allows.
  • Participate in collection development activities as a member of the Acquisitions Committee.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited library school is required.
  • J.D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school or equivalent non-US law degree is preferred.
  • 1 year experience in an academic/law library is preferred; will train as necessary.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective analytical and organizational skills.
  • Experience with OCLC and MARC formats and knowledge of legal publishing industry preferred.
  • Experience with Innovative Interfaces Inc. systems and Serials Solutions preferred.

 For the full job posting, go to https://www.fordham.edu/downloads/file/7598/revised_serials_and_electronic_resources_librarian_posting_a03145_21517pdf

Candidates should submit a letter of application & current resume to Jacob Sayward at sayward@law.fordham.edu. Review of resumes will begin immediately.

 


 

Research Analyst - Sidley Austin LLP

Employer Statement:  

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Description:  

The Research Analyst will provide high-quality, in-depth legal and non-legal research using online and print resources. S/he will liaise with assigned practice area teams by providing key actionable insights that can be used to support better decisions through topic-specific research and analytic results.

This role may be based in our New York, Chicago, Los Angeles or Washington D.C. office.

  • Conduct high-level, customizable research and analytics in legal, business and other subjects.
  • Serve as practice, subject, and/or industry research specialist in areas aligned with the firm's practice and business; use this expertise to proactively support Practice Area Teams (PAT) as the assigned liaison.
  • Provide training on research strategies and resources as requested; develop, plan, coordinate and deliver presentations to assigned PAT and other groups, on recent developments, current awareness and research tools and other topics; contribute to the preparation of instructional and department marketing material.
  • Participate in collection development including new databases, websites and print material; prepare resource review report as assigned: coordinate user surveys, analyze usage, compare resource with other firm resources and competing products to make informed recommendations for renewal or cancellation.
  • Keep up to date on industry current trends and best practices.
  • Occasional evening and weekend coverage is required as part of team rotation.
  • Work on special projects or any other duties assigned to fully meet the requirements of this position

Job & Educational Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email staffrecruiting@sidley.com (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Required:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited university or a minimum 3 years experience in a research environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school or other advanced degree.
  • Strong technical skills, including familiarity with SharePoint, MS Office, social media, graphic editors, and other related technology tools.

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • The ability to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/7kg3mv5mvp

 


 

Research Librarian - Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Employer Statement: 

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms firm with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Research Librarian in our New York, NY office.

Job Description:

Our Research Librarians provide high-quality legal, business and law-related research and reference services to the firm’s attorneys, paralegals and other administrative professionals. Responsibilities:

  • Respond to research requests from the firm’s attorneys and staff in a timely, effective, and efficient manner;
  • Provide guidance and training on the efficient use of firm resources and orientations.
  • Monitor litigation, transactions, news, legislation and regulatory developments;
  • Develop and maintain proficiency using all library online and print resources in an efficient and cost-effective manner;
  • Keep current with changes and developments in information resources;
  • Write practice guides, checklists and research tips;
  • Assist the Library Manager with special projects;
  • Develop and share new research strategies and best practices;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • A Master's degree in Library Science (ALA accredited preferred), and
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in law library research.
  • Proficiency with research databases including Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Intelligize/Securities Mosaic, Intelliconnect/Cheetah, PACER, etc. To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge skills and abilities:
  • The ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • A strong customer service orientation;
  • Demonstrated interest in personal professional development;
  • The ability to maintain client confidentiality;
  • Must be able to complete research projects independently and work with other firm librarians as a member of our national library team;
  • Excellent research skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills, excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and creative problem-solving skills;
  • Experience supporting the following practice groups is a plus: Bankruptcy, Investment Management, Litigation, Employee Benefits, Employment, M&A, Securities, Structured Finance and/or Tax;
  • Experience researching legislative intent is also a plus.

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting “Careers.” Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Reference Code (if applicable):  1002BR

Contact Information & Application Instructions:   https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25936&siteid=5172&AReq=1002BR

 


  

Reference Librarian - McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP - Morristown, NJ

Employer Statement:  

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP seeks a full time Reference Librarian for its Morristown, NJ office.

Job Description:  

  •  The reference librarian provides firm wide research support for attorneys, management, and staff using print and online resources.
  •  Evaluates and recommends both print and online materials.
  •  Visits other offices as requested.
  •  Identifies, updates, and organizes sources for firm intranet.
  •  Coordinates inter-library loan requests and document retrieval.
  •  Manages passwords.
  •  Conducts user orientation sessions, and offers training and support of both electronic and print resources to end users.
  •  Monitors and provides notification regarding client and legal developments.
  •  Provides research advice and cost estimates for research projects; creates pathfinders and bibliographies.
  •  Catalogs, classifies, and indexes resources.
  •  Stays abreast of current developments via membership and participation in library organizations, reading professional literature, monitoring professional listserves, and keeping up with current events.
  •  Handles administrative and other projects as needed.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • The ideal candidate has a master’s degree in library and information science plus law library experience. A JD is a plus, but is not necessary.
  • The applicant must demonstrate thorough knowledge of legal and non-legal (especially business) resources in all formats, proficiency in the use of commercial resources such as LexisNexis, Westlaw, Pacer, docket searching, and internet resources, and ability to select appropriate resources to answer research requests.
  • The position requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral, along with the ability to interact well with all levels of law firm personnel to provide information with courtesy and tact.
  • Other requirements include attention to detail, ability to maintain client confidentiality, commitment to customer service, ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a team oriented, collaborative, fast paced, and time sensitive environment. Technology skills, e.g. Microsoft Office, and ability to learn new applications are essential.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

To apply, please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to: mkaas@mdmc-law.com Mary Ellen Kaas Director of Library Services This firm is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

 


 

Research Services Librarian - Lowenstein Sandler - Roseland, NJ 07068

 Employer Statement:   

Lowenstein Sandler Law Firm is expanding, has a collaborative culture that encourages initiative and provides outstanding client service at all times. The Firm is committed to career development and offers programs that address both personal and professional development goals. Employees are given opportunities to provide community service throughout the year and offered an array of benefits such as Medical, Dental, 401K and a Profit Sharing Plan. We are seeking a candidate who has demonstrated drive, dedication, professionalism and a positive attitude.The Research Services Librarian is responsible for educating the legal and administrative staff in the use of research sources. This position will contribute to collection development by identifying and evaluating resources. Supports the Firm’s knowledge management initiatives and participates in special projects.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Provides timely, accurate and cost effective high level research and analysis to attorneys, paralegals and clients.
  • Analyzes, summarizes, and customizes results in order to meet the specific requirements of the requestor.
  • Develops strong working relationships with outside libraries, vendors and associations to ensure prompt and cost effective service.
  • Maintains research intranet sites.
  • Creates Practice Resource Guides.
  • Provides training and one-on-one sessions on research services and electronic resources to legal and non-legal staff as needed.
  • Supports news, docket tracking and alerting activities of attorneys.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal and non-legal research resources in all formats.
  • Expert in searching online research databases and in the use of spreadsheets, word processing and web publishing tools to aid in the appropriate packaging of information to meet specific research and knowledge needs.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint 2010 a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a team orientated, collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • Works well under pressure, meets tight deadlines, shows attention to detail, committed to customer service.

Office Location:

Roseland Schedule: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Amount of Travel Required: 5% Disclaimers: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required by employee. Lowenstein Sandler is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms are to be deemed the sole property of Lowenstein Sandler, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Lowenstein Sandler as a result of the referral. Lowenstein Sandler is an equal opportunity employer.

 Job & Educational Requirements:  

 • M.L.S. with 2-3 years relevant law library experience.

  Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

Please apply online: https://rew21.ultipro.com/LOW1002/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx?__VT=ExtCan

 


 

CORPORATE RESEARCH ANALYST
Knowledge Management Services

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots.  Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. We believe in hiring talented and dedicated individuals as members of our administrative community.  We draw on the strength of our culture and structure to deliver the best of our firm to our lawyers and clients through true collaboration.  The firm is seeking a technologically savvy Corporate Research Analyst with initiative and excellent analytical skills to support the firm’s Corporate Department. The Corporate Research Analyst in the Knowledge Management Services (KMS) Department reports directly to the Research Manager. This position is responsible for assisting the Corporate Research team in providing in-depth corporate, business and competitive intelligence research to support a global law firm practice. The individual in this position will have the opportunity to interact with lawyers and support staff at all levels within the firm to advance the firm’s research and knowledge management initiatives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides customized corporate research services to all attorneys, legal assistants, and support staff.
  • Possesses excellent analytical skills to provide pin-pointed work product that is responsive to the need of our lawyers and clients.
  • Utilizes appropriate fee based, print and online resources in the areas of law and business to provide excellent practice support in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Uses project management and planning skills to prioritize competing assignments, work within recognized budgetary constraints and consistently meet tight deadlines.
  • Publishes curated current awareness e-newsletters to keep corporate practice groups in the know. 
  • Manages digital content for practice specific intranet research pages.
  • Assists with other research tasks and projects as required.

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will understand the information needs of attorneys in a high pressure, high profile practice.  Attention to detail is critical and the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision is essential.
  • 5 years + experience at an AmLaw 50 law library or equivalent. 
  • Proficiency with Securities Mosaic, Intelligize, Bloomberg, CIQ, Preqin, LexisAdvance, WestlawNext, etc.

Preferred Requirements:

  • M.L.S. from an ALA accredited program and or JD or MBA preferred.

TO APPLY, send cover letter, resume AND mention where you saw this position advertised to:

Apryl Stevenson-Holden
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
aesteven@debevoise.com
Fax: 212.909.6033
TTY only: 212.909.7388