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Technical Services/Lawyer Librarian

CUNY School of Law 

05/16/2017  
Reference Assistant (Entry Level)

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

05/10/2017
Assistant Librarian

Curtis Mallet - Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

04/26/2017
Corporate Research Analyst

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

04/20/2017

 

Technical Services/Lawyer Librarian -  CUNY School of Law (2 Court Square, Long Island City, NY 11101)

     The Library at the CUNY School of Law is seeking a faculty member who will join us in supporting the needs of faculty and students in providing legal services related to the Law School’s public interest mission.  We are seeking an individual who is interested in both technical services as well as teaching, and who can be an integral part of the Library’s team as well participate in its collegial administrative process.

Job Description:    

     The Technical Services Law Librarian oversees technical services including acquisitions and cataloging of all formats, serials control, data and statistics gathering, and manages the library budget.  In addition to the unit leadership responsibilities, the successful candidate provides reference services to the law school community and teaches in the Legal Research Program and performs related functions as may be assigned by the Director of the Law Library.  This position may include weekend and evening hours to support the day and evening programs. 

     Law librarians are tenure-track members of the Law School faculty.  They work on a 12-month contract with six weeks annual leave and research support for junior faculty. All faculty conduct research and publish scholarly work consistent with a tenure-track position and participate in the Law School's governance process.

Job & Educational Requirements:      

Qualifications:

  • J.D. or equivalent from an A.B.A. accredited law school and M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited library school are required.
  • Experience with OCLC, and MARC formats and knowledge of legal publishing industry preferred.
  • Experience with ALEPH or an integrated library system preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective analytical and organization skills and ability to manage complex activities and projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a team player, and strong service orientation.
  • Teaching experience in a legal research program preferred.
  • Experience in staff supervision preferred.

Compensation:

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. 

Commensurate with experience:

Law School Assistant Law Library Professor: $73,476 - $109,135

Law School Associate Law Library Professor: $85,978 - $133,467

Law School Law Library Professor: $100,976 - $163,209

 

Contact information & Application Instructions (with email or weblinks):    

     To apply, go to www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID (16697) or Title. Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.

Or the following link:  http://bit.ly/2qNNiKN

CLOSING DATE 

Resumes will be accepted until June 30, 2017, with review of resumes to begin May 30, 2017. 

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY 

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

 


 

Reference Assistant (Entry Level) – Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (including its associated entities) is a global law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices in New York, Menlo Park, Washington DC, So Paulo, London, Paris, Madrid, Hong Kong, Beijing and Tokyo. For more than 165 years, the firm has advised industry-leading companies and global financial institutions on their most challenging legal and business matters. Our firm is ranked among the world’s preeminent law firms across the entire range of its practice and our lawyers are ranked in the top tier of their respective fields. Our non-legal professional staff share the same commitment to excellence and client service that has long been the hallmark of our firm. 

Responsibilities:

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 
  • Coordinates outgoing interlibrary loans with private law libraries, law school / academic libraries, and other institutions for variety of legal, business, academic, trade publications
  • Obtains books, reports, articles, and other writings listed in expert witness CVs
  • Obtains cases, statutes, regulations, articles, etc. from Lexis, Westlaw, the internet, etc.
  • Generates Lexis Shepards and Westlaw Key Cite reports
  • Obtains court dockets from CourtLink and CourtExpress and processes follow-on requests for additional documents
  • Assists in conducting economic and subject area research including the compilation of economic statistics (e.g., FDI, GDP, population, law firms, etc.)
  • Maintains InterAction database “Interlibrary loan” list to facilitate the Interlibrary Loan process
  • Assists with special projects as needed
  • Coordinates with the Circulation Clerk in fulfillment of certain circulation/routing/distribution-related tasks; serves as back-up in Circulation Clerk’s absence. 

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Jackie Nunez, Human Resources Manager, at Jackie.nunez@davispolk.com

 


 

Assistant Librarian – Curtis Mallet - Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Seeking an experienced Assistant Librarian to manage Curtis Library Technical Services and provide reference, research assistance and training to attorneys and paralegals.

Responsibilities:

  • Library Technical Services responsibilities to include:
    • Processing library invoices for payment in AP, confirm receipt in library system.
    • Oversee filing and maintenance of library print collection.
    • Oversee receipt of new materials and updating of library system records.
    • Coordination of interlibrary loans services.
  • Provide reference and research assistance to attorneys and paralegals.
  • Provide Library Resources training for new attorneys and paralegals.
  • Provide quality and responsive library service.

Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Lexis and Westlaw and other electronic legal research resources.
  • Proficiency with all office applications including MS Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Knowledge of integrated library system, Sydney Enterprise preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with excellent verbal and writing skills.
  • Ability to perform time sensitive and detail orientated research.
  • Skill at handling multiple tasks at one time and working with regular interruptions.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of law library experience

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, email resume and cover letter to jobs@curtis.com.  Please reference Assistant Librarian position in the subject field of your email.

 


 

CORPORATE RESEARCH ANALYST - Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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