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Job Title Library Date Posted
Clerk NS* Appellate Department 2nd Judicial Department - Kings County 12/05/2019
Research Analyst Morrison & Foerster LLP 12/02/2019
Knowledge Services Research Analyst Kirkland & Ellis LLP - NYC or Chicago 11/26/2019 
Law Library Director Columbia Law School, Arthur W. Diamond Law Library 11/20/2019
Electronic Business Services Analyst Shearman & Sterling LLP 11/11/2011
Reference Librarian New York University Law Library  11/05/2019
Knowledge & Digital Services Librarian Kramer Levin 11/04/2019

 

APPELLATE DIVISION, 2ND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 
KINGS COUNTY

ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 52941

POSITION TITLE:      Clerk NS*

BASE SALARY: CLASSIFICATION: QUALIFICATIONS:

$15.00 Hourly* - There are no fringe benefits associated with this position. Temporary (Part-time)

High school diploma or equivalent.

Viable candidates will be subject to background check/fingerprinting.

ASSIGNMENT:

The successful applicant will assist in maintaining the Law Library. Duties will include but are not limited to opening boxes; entering items into library database (EOS); filing new updates; shelving; packaging and moving books/boxes between library and outside offices; familiarity with the Library of Congress Classification System and MARC Records is preferred but not necessary. Position will require some lift lighting; heavy shifting of books; shelving and moving of boxes; provides reference assistance when necessary.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties. Though a position is available and situated at a specific location, the appointee may be subject to reassignment to any position in the same title in this promotion unit dependent upon the needs of the Unified Court System. All applications received from this announcement may be used to fill any vacancies in this title that may occur in this court or agency within the next six (6) months.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in a court building or on the web at http://www.nycourts.qovicareers/UCS5.pdf) and a resume to:

Appellate Division, 2nd Judicial Department 
45 Monroe Place Brooklyn, New York 11201 
Attn: Mary O' Donoghue, Personnel Director

APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE EEO DATA COLLECTION FORM.

POSTING DATE: November 25, 2019   APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: December 17, 2019

The New York State Unified Court System is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

 


  

Morrison and Foerster LLP - Research Analyst

Location: New York, New York, United States, 10001    

Job Description:  

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 17 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Research Analyst within our Research Services Department in our New York office.  Join the Research Services team of a billion dollar global law firm in a dynamic fast-paced Research Analyst role. The Research Analyst works as part of a firmwide team to provide research expertise for business development efforts and client work. This individual monitors and identifies information sources and data to identify potential opportunities and presents research findings clearly and concisely. The Analyst also participates on firmwide project teams.

  • As part of the firmwide research team, provide research expertise to support the firm's practice areas and business development efforts, including research related to markets, industries, and competitors.
  • Retrieve, package, and present information in response to requests from attorneys and colleagues in research function as well as other departments in the Firm.
  • Handle a high volume of routine research requests including document retrieval requests, requests to mine websites and other sources, and requests to populate spreadsheets with specified data.
  • Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.

Ideal Candidate

  • Strong background in research focusing on a variety of corporate practices and transactions preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree required plus a minimum of two years related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science or equivalent degree such as a J.D., M.B.A., or other advanced degree is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the legal materials and databases used to support the Firm's practice areas and research needs for client work and for business development efforts.
  • Demonstrate strong research skills and a deep understanding of research strategies.

At Morrison & Foerster, our culture is defined by our deeds. We're passionate about what we do. We're equally passionate about how we do it. We resist hierarchies and operate within a model of respect - for our colleagues, their ideas, and the differences that make us stronger. We encourage you to learn more about who we are(http://www.mofo.com/), and what we do(http://www.mofo.com/practices).

Should you find you're ready to do the best work of your life, we encourage you to let us know!  Morrison & Foerster is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partner status, and other categories protected by applicable laws, or in retaliation for opposition to any practices forbidden under this policy.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/skgyqzhwc236ghhq

ID: 7490

 


  

Kirkland & Ellis LLP - Knowledge Services Research Analyst

Location:  NYC or Chicago

Employer Statement:  

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.~

Job Description:  

The Knowledge Services Research Analyst is responsible for supporting the US based Corporate Practice Knowledge Attorneys with practice specific research requests and developing a pro-active approach to responding to frequently asked attorney research requests. The Research Analyst will also help support the M&A/Private Equity and Debt Finance proprietary deal trackers. This will include general administration to track and obtain deal submissions, providing Partners with data on their clients, developing standard reports on specific deal terms and responding to requests for customized reports. In addition, it may involve auditing deal submissions to confirm accuracy, requiring a review of legal documents and Excel files.

Essential job functions include:

  • Perform non-legal research for the Knowledge Attorneys on but not limited to business, corporate and financial transactions.
  • Assist the Knowledge Attorneys with the generation of regular reports on public company deal data using third party vendor tools such as Deal Point Data and FactSet.
  • Provide input into the design of systems and processes to track relevant completed Kirkland M&A and Debt Finance deals and liaise with attorneys to ensure details are submitted to the internal deal tracker databases.
  • Help manage regular quality control checks of the data submitted to the deal trackers.
  • In liaison with the Business Development team, help maintain a record of completed Kirkland deals and ensure these are submitted to the deal trackers where appropriate.
  • Monitor Kirkland deals submitted to third party research tools such as Xtract Research and Factset and ensure these are submitted to the deal trackers where appropriate.
  • Support other Knowledge Services staff in responding to attorney and client requests for customized deal term reports using Excel or data visualization dashboards to create charts and graphs suitable for internal and external use, as appropriate.
  • Work closely with the Knowledge Attorneys and other Knowledge Services staff on projects relating to the further development of internal deal tracking tools.
  • Any other functions/duties as assigned by management.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • Education, work experience, skills required include:
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably with a Master’s degree in library science, business or law.
  • Experience of working for a law, finance or professional services organization.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Process-oriented with great attention to detail and technical acuity.
  • Strong administrative and information management skills.
  • The ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks and set priorities.
  • Dynamic, proactive personality.

Technologies/software experience required includes:

  • Experience of the following subscription databases would be helpful - Deal Point Data, Capital IQ, Bloomberg Law, Factset, Intelligize, Xtract Research, Debtwire. MS Office with an emphasis in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Some experience of SharePoint is an advantage.
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Qlik orTableau is a plus.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Thank you for your interest in Kirkland & Ellis LLP. To complete an application, please follow the below link: https://staffjobsus.kirkland.com/jobs/4823614-knowledge-services-research-analyst?bid=4708

 


 

Columbia Law School, Arthur W. Diamond Law Library - Law Library Director

Job Description:  

Columbia Law School is seeking a transformational leader for the position of Law Library Director. The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library is one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of legal materials in the world in both digital and print formats, consisting of more than 1.1 million volumes and volume equivalents. In addition to an extensive United States Law collection, the Law Library holds a premier collection in International, Foreign and Comparative Law, with one of the largest collections of Japanese Law materials found outside of Japan. The Law Library provides academic research, teaching of legal research, and public services and acts as a focal point in the intellectual life at the Law School for diverse populations of legal scholars, students, and members of the Columbia University community.Columbia Law School attracts and supports faculty who produce scholarship at the highest levels of rigor, influence and impact; and provides an educational environment that prepares our graduates to become distinguished legal professionals who will be leaders in the field. To fulfill and amplify the promise of the Law School’s mission, it seeks a Director with ambitious vision for defining strategic objectives, leading change, re-imagining space, and managing teams and projects to cultivate an inclusive, collaborative, and high-achieving culture.

To achieve these objectives, the Director must possess an ability to:

  • think strategically and creatively about service delivery, collection development, budget management, and library programming; communicate effectively with staff and diverse constituencies;
  • demonstrate a commitment to providing high-quality research services to student and faculty;
  • build and sustain collaborative partnerships with Columbia University Libraries and with external networks;
  • foster and motivate a culture of professionalism and one that supports staff development.
  • The Director will report to the Dean of the Law School on all matters related to the intellectual life of the Law Library, and will work closely with the Chief Financial and Strategy Officer in regards to finance and operations.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school or equivalent in education and experience required.
  •  Master of Library Science, Master of Information Science, Ph.D. or other advanced degree preferred.
Minimum job qualifications:
  •  Demonstrated managerial or supervisory experience;
  •  Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  •  Familiarity with innovative and emerging legal research methods including the use of quantitative data sets; and
  •  Demonstrated commitment to assessment and the use of both quantitative and qualitative analytics in decision making.
Preferred job qualifications:
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience with demonstrated progressive responsibility preferred..

Job Reference Code:  00001228

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Please see our posting and apply at https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4622

 


  

Shearman & Sterling LLP - Electronic Business Services Analyst

Employer Statement:  

Shearman & Sterling LLP is seeking an Electronic Business Services Analyst for their New York office. This is a full time position reporting to the Regional Content & Research Manager.~

Job Description:  

Responsible for the Research Department's electronic services applications, circulation, current awareness distribution, acquisitions and Firm’s electronic resources. This role liaises with the firm's Global Technology Solutions and third party vendors, manages all aspects of the ILS system, password management, mobility applications, Intranet and portal updates, adhering to licensing agreements and provides statistical reporting on utilization of resources through usage monitoring application. Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervise Technical Services Specialist
  • Manage the use of tools such as SydneyPlus (*ILS), Research Monitor, and Research Hub to track usage of electronic resources, analyze reports and product features effectively
  • Manage database and electronic materials – registrations, user credential maintenance, terms of use by using K&R’s SharePoint site and Research Monitor
  • Oversee all aspects of the ILS such as serials, circulation, bibliographic and routing modules and generate relevant reports including serial overdue reports and circulation usage alongside outside Library paraprofessional to ensure new titles and new editions are processed in a timely fashion
  • Responsible for content and design of Research Department pages- training, FAQ, content updates, and myShearman.com is relevant and current at all times
  • Partner with Global Technology Solutions (GTS) to resolve subscriber access issues
  • Develop, customize and manage alerts via Newsdesk and Manzama platforms•Assist with the evaluation and analysis of research services and products by coordinating upgrades, roll-out of new services, including user trainings
  • Perform cross-product content audits, creates and analyzes usage reports
  • Train attorneys and business services on use of new technology and services such as Research Hub and Quest•Other duties, as assigned

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • Strong ability to collaborate and shift priorities when deadlines and business needs change
  • Service mindset that supports the mission of the department: "Supporting the ongoing practice of law"
  • Technology skills- updating portals, intranet sites and functional understanding of network communications
  • Knowledge of project management aspects with experience in planning and leading multiple concurrent project approach (identifies risk, roadblocks and suggests process improvement)
  • Functional understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills•Comfortable addressing small groups, such as First-Year and Summer Associates for orientation and helping them on-board
  • Clearly communicates project expectations for support staff such as the Library Update Service, Library Assistant or Outsourced support
  • Knowledge of ILS such SydneyPlus, (preferable) or IEOS
  • Familiarity with library monitoring services such as Research Monitor or Onelog
  • Understanding of Library of Congress Classification System (LC) and MARC Records '(Machine-Readable Cataloging)•Familiarity with technology systems (i.e. Adobe Digital Edition reader or Overdrive-global distributor of eBooks)
  • Strong Excel, MS Word, MS SharePoint administrator and publisher skills
  • A bachelor's degree is required
  • A Masters Library Information Science or Certification in Business Technology or Project Management Certification (CAPM, certified associate in project management or PMP, project management professional) required
  • Minimum five years (5) of Technical Services experience in a global or multi-office law firm or special/private legal departmentPhysical Activity/Other Miscellaneous
  • Ability to work extended hours, as required•Light lifting up to 25 lbs
  • Limited travel, as needed, for conferences or professional development

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Please submit resumes to [email protected]

 


 

Reference Librarian - New York University Law Library  

Responsibilities: This reference position is one of seven professional librarians in the department of Research & Online Services, and reports to the Associate Director for Research & Online Services.   The principal duties of this position are:

  • providing reference service to our faculty and student body;
  • serving as a library liaison to various faculty members, teaching legal research to various constituencies;
  • production of research guides in areas of subject specialization, and participation in collection development activities.  
  • All librarians participate in the evening and weekend reference desk rotation.

Qualifications:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution and JD from an ABA accredited institution;
  • 2-3 years academic law library experience strongly preferred.  
  • Ability to locate and disseminate legal information in both print and electronic format, and familiarity with legal and non-legal electronic resources. 
  • The successful candidate will have demonstrated superior job performance, extensive involvement in professional activities and/or a history of scholarly work (e.g., professional publications).

Classification: This is a contract position (Assistant Librarian of Practice) as a member of the Law Library Faculty.

Salary: Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits package.

Application Procedure:  Please submit resume and names of three professional references via e-mail to: [email protected]

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 


  

Knowledge & Digital Services Librarian - Kramer Levin

Office: NY

We are seeking an experienced Knowledge & Digital Services Librarian to work for us full-time in our New York City office.  The Knowledge & Digital Services Librarian handles a variety of tasks maintaining and improving library collections, both print and electronic for all offices.  The ideal candidate should be open to further training in conducting legal and business reference and research as they master the technical demands of the position.  Systems handled by this position include the ILS/OPAC (EOS),   the Knowledge and Research Department’s intranet site, and  our content aggregator’s platform.  This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package   

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as main contact for the  OPAC (EOS), working with the vendor on updates, issues and troubleshooting.
  • Copy and original cataloguing of all Firm offices’ library materials.
  • Perform catalog data entry and generate reports.
  • Maintain serials records within the catalog for print and electronic resources.
  • Process orders for new materials.
  • Order supplies for Library department when needed.
  • Maintain deskbook distribution records and distribute both print and electronic books.
  • Sort the mail, materials check-in and routing of hard copy materials.
  • Supervise and manage the part-time filer’s work.
  • Manage tracks and alerts from various vendor sources through the Firm’s content aggregator.
  • Credentialize attorneys and staff for access to online research resources.
  • Perform related tasks and participate in special projects as determined by management.
  • Assist with reference and research as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science is strongly preferred, although consideration will be given to current library school matriculation.
  • Some experience in a library (preferably legal).
  • Experience using an integrated library system such as Sydney or EOS.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills – intermediate/advanced level Excel.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work 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

Apply to:

Daniel J. Pelletier, Esq. Director of Knowledge & Research Services

[email protected]

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
1177 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036
T 212.715.9320   F 212.715.8126