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Research, Instruction, and Acquisitions Librarian Albany Law School - Albany, New York 07/11/2019
Analyst, Research & Competitive Intelligence   Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 07/02/2019
Reference Librarian
Arthur W. Diamond Law Library at Columbia University 07/02/2019
Research Librarian O'Melveny & Myers LLP 06/26/2019
Senior Research Analyst Mintz - Boston 06/26/2019
Reference Librarian  Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP  06/18/2019
Manager, Library Services (New York) Torys LLP 06/14/2019
Reference & Scholarly Services Librarian St. John's University 6/12/2019
Reference & Access Services Librarian St. John's University 6/12/2019
Electronic Services Specialist Kirkland & Ellis 06/11/2019
Collection Management Specialist (CMS) Arnold & Porter 06/11/2019
Senior Research Librarian U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 06/11/2019
Research and Content Librarian Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 06/06/2019
Collection Services & Digital Initiatives Librarian St. John's University 06/05/2019

 

 

Albany Law School - Research, Instruction, and Acquisitions Librarian 

Location: Albany, New York

Job ID: 153

The primary role of the Research, Instruction, and Acquisitions Librarian is to manage the library’s selection, acquisition, renewal, and retention of resources, and providing reference services and bibliographic instruction to the law school community.

Essential Job Functions

  • Evaluates and assesses existing collection’s ability to support curriculum and research needs.
  • Oversees acquisition of new material in support of the law school’s curriculum and research needs
  • Coordinates trials of potential resources, gathers feedback, and communicates with vendors regarding purchasing decisions.
  • Monitors and helps coordinate the library’s collections budget.
  • Maintains subject specific LibGuides (research guides) on library’s portal.  Manages and ensures access to the library’s electronic resources and troubleshoots technical problems.
  • Collaborates with Technical Services staff on orders, claims, cancellations, and matters related to circulation and stack maintenance.
  • Provides reference and research services.
  • Participates in the library’s faculty liaison program.
  • Provides bibliographic instruction to groups and classes.
  • Participates in law library management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of library management systems, electronic resource licensing and budgeting.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and work collaboratively with others in a team environment. 
  • Strong service ethic and excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to successfully interact with constituencies within the law school at various levels of authority and responsibility, as well as members of the public.
  • Flexibility to embrace and adapt to change.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with legal materials.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with various online databases including library related systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Qualification Standards

  • ALA accredited MLS or equivalent degree required.
  • ABA accredited JD degree required.
  • Experience managing law library collections strongly preferred.
  • Experience providing legal reference services preferred.
  • Willingness to work at least two evenings each week.

For more information, please visit: http://www.albanylaw.edu/about/employment

  


  

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP -  Analyst, Research & Competitive Intelligence

Job Description:  

As part of the firm-wide research team, provide research expertise to support the Firm's practice areas and business development efforts, including research related to markets, industries, and competitors. In addition, the Analyst will create alerts, assist in attorney training and provide feedback on new research tools.

Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential functions:

  • Retrieve, package, and present information at the request of attorneys and colleagues in the research function as well as other departments in the Firm;
  • Handle a high volume of routine and complex research requests across all practice areas in addition to document retrieval requests, requests to mine websites and other sources, and requests to populate spreadsheets with specified data;
  • Create alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events; Investigate and aid in the implementation of new technologies and systems relevant to research services;
  • Participate in learning programs and orientation cycles for new attorneys.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Familiarity with the firm's portfolio of content such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw, Intelligize, Fastcase, Bloomberg BNA, PacerPro, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah, Capital IQ;
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct/train;
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research product in a concise, professional manner;
  • Substantial research skills and a deep understanding of research strategies;
  • Creativity and flexibility.

Education/Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science required plus a minimum of two years related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience;
  • J.D., M.B.A., or other advanced degree is a plus.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  Please use the link below to apply.

https://weil.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/work_at_weil/job/New-York/Analyst--Research---Competitive-Intelligence_R-102452-1

  



The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library at Columbia University - Reference Librarian 

The Diamond Law Library at Columbia University has an opening for a Reference Librarian with 0-2 years of experience to provide general and in-depth reference service in all areas of law (including U.S., international, and foreign law) to faculty, students and others at the Law School Library. The incumbent will share departmental administrative responsibilities with other reference librarians on a rotating basis.  Reference Librarians share regular evening and weekend hours. The proposed start date is negotiable.

Responsibilities also include:

  • searching databases and other sources;
  • training law students and others in the use of legal materials and databases through extensive classroom teaching, the leading of tours, and one-on-one instruction;
  • preparing bibliographies and instructional materials;
  • assisting with the coordination of interlibrary loan transactions;
  • and other related duties.

The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library offers its researchers one of the finest collections of legal materials in the country in both digital and print formats. In addition to a near comprehensive United States Law collection, there are strong collections in International, Foreign, and Comparative Law and a special section devoted to Japanese Law. The Law Library has significant collections from at least thirty different countries and a useful core of materials from many other jurisdictions. The library has a staff of 42 and offers an array of services to the students and faculty of Columbia Law School. As one of the world’s leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic, multicultural, intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries comprises a diverse and engaged staff committed to furthering the University’s teaching and research mission through innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  JD and MLS from accredited institutions or the equivalent combination of education and experience (completed by the start date)
  •  Extensive experience with use of legal and non-legal research tools
  •  Excellent communication skills
  •  Strong service orientation and organizational skills
  •  High level understanding of digital information systems and software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with at least one foreign language
  • Experience with teaching or instruction

Proposed Start Date:  August 1, 2019. The proposed start date is negotiable.

Link to Posting and Application:  http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/3627

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits. 

 


 

Reference Librarian - O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Employer Statement:

It’s more than what we do: it’s how we do it. Across sectors and borders, in boardrooms and courtrooms, we measure our success by our clients and employees. And in our interactions, we commit to making the O’Melveny experience as satisfying as the outcomes we help you achieve. Our greatest accomplishment is ensuring that our clients never have to choose between premier lawyering and exceptional service. With approximately 800 lawyers on three continents, and strong cultural ties to all our locations, O’Melveny is both local and global—an international law firm experienced in everything from the fine print of a municipal zoning law to the intricacies of an international infrastructure deal. At our core, you’ll find a dedication to excellence, a drive to lead and innovate, and a deep sense of civic responsibility. So, tell us. What do you want to achieve?

Job Description:  

O'Melveny has an immediate full-time opening for a Research Librarian in our New York office. This position is responsible for providing research support to attorneys, paralegals, assistants, Client Development and other support departments. Research support includes conducting research to locate information and documents responsive to specific requests, including information about legal documents and topics, corporations, industries, individuals, cases and deals. The librarian will use various online resources, including the Internet, Westlaw and Lexis, and other online subscription services and paper resources. Research support will also include working with attorneys to train and support their usage of information resources and will involve working with other librarians and the Electronic Services Librarian in developing and implementing training and support services for electronic resources. The librarian will also perform administrative responsibilities pertaining to the New York Library.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  •  Perform research to locate information or documents requested by attorneys and staff
  •  Perform research to support ongoing monitoring of legal or industry topics
  •  Develop proficiency in using online and print resources available to support attorneys
  •  Perform one-on-one training with attorneys and staff on electronic resources
  •  Work with the Electronic Services Librarian on developing and implementing training programs for attorneys and staff
  •  Work with the Electronic Services Librarian in password management and electronic resources rollouts
  •  Work with other librarians and the Electronic Services Librarian in the testing and evaluation of new resources to determine if licensing is warranted
  •  Perform administrative functions pertaining to the New York Library

Qualifications:

  •  MLS or equivalent degree required
  •  Research or library experience preferred
  •  Strong command of technology, including proficiency with Internet or online searching
  •  Ability to filter, organize and present information in a concise fashion
  •  Ability to work with all levels of attorneys and staff and have strong customer service orientation and excellent interpersonal skills
  •  Ability to work under tight time constraints, work overtime as needed and be able to re-prioritize work as needed
  •  Self-motivated, detail oriented and able to make judgment calls

For more information, or to be considered for this position, please apply online at www.omm.com. Response will be given to candidates who closely meet our qualifications. EOE M/F/D/V. No direct phone or email inquiries, please.

Job Reference Code:  1170

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  https://omm.careers.micronapps.com/job_post_details.aspx?>ac^?LWCZ4dN=1`&%401g%5d%3a%5bW7=1mk2nP

 


 

Senior Research Analyst – Mintz – Boston

Under the direction of the Director of Research Services, the Senior Research Analyst works as part of the team to provide expert and in-depth research services to all attorneys, legal staff, administrators and others firm-wide.  Senior Research Analysts also serve as specialists and project leaders.

An analyst holds a senior position because of their knowledge and experience which allows them to perform at the highest level.  Senior Research Analysts serve as designated specialists (subject, industry, practice area, and/or type of research) and are expected to lead/drive other projects or areas.

Responsibilities:

Research and Reference Services

  • Conduct high-level, customizable research and analysis in legal, business, and other subjects using appropriate print or electronic resources.
  • Respond to questions or research issues accurately, and in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitor research intake and handles research projects in accordance with the schedule implemented by the Manager, Research and Reference.
  • Lead or coordinate large or group projects, as required.
  • Present results using department branding and templates whenever possible.
  • Serve as practice, subject, industry and/or type of research specialist in areas identified by the Director and Manager, Research and Reference.

Orientation, Training and Knowledge Sharing Services

  • Assist with the development of orientation and training materials.
  • Participate in formal orientation and training sessions.
  • Conduct on-demand training in the use of print or electronic resources.
  • Identify attorney research and training needs and proactively provides opportunities for education.
  • Assist in developing content for the intranet and other internal firm meetings.

Continuing Education and Communication

  • Maintain current knowledge of developments in research and competitive intelligence services and resources.
  • Maintain awareness of current and emerging technologies relevant to research services and share knowledge with the team and attorney groups.
  • Actively participate in department, practice and other internal firm meetings.

Other Duties

  • Review, evaluate and recommend new resources.
  • Participate in collection development, collection maintenance and budget management.
  • Participate in, or lead, special projects as assigned.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science (“MLS”) from an ALA accredited school or equivalent degree.
  • 3+ years’ experience providing research and reference in a law firm or corporate environment.  Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of research methodology as well as print and electronic resources in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practice areas.
  • Proficiency with wide variety of relevant research services.
  • Ability to prepare reports, executive summaries, and other correspondence necessary to communicate research results.
  • Understands Research Services policies and procedures; accurately interprets and effectively implements them.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to influence others.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment, prioritize multiple projects on a daily basis, and adjust to shifting priorities.
  • Strong planning, project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong sense of urgency and a high-energy level.
  • Facility analyzing, working with and presenting data.
  • Ability to collaborate and gain the respect, trust and confidence of the Firm’s attorneys and professional staff.
  • Possess a “hands-on” tactical approach.
  • Creative and proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Facilitate teamwork and identify opportunities to develop new processes/infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp and implement new concepts quickly.
  • Strong analytical abilities, resourcefulness, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a proactive and positive style that fosters collaborative working relationships.
  • Outstanding sense of customer service.
  • Deep personal commitment to integrity, excellent judgment and the highest standards of ethics.
  • Must display the highest level of diplomacy, tact and discretion, with comfort in handling and maintaining confidential information.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.  Familiarity with library technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.  Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.

Link to apply via our website: https://careers.mintz.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3

 


 

Reference Librarian - Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 

Employer Statement:    

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo,Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Established in 1884, the Firm currently has more than 850 lawyers. On a world-wide basis, the Firm provides coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

Description/Job Summary:

The Reference Librarian is responsible for providing efficient and cost-effective reference and research assistance to attorneys and staff in all practice areas firm-wide utilizing a variety of digital and print resources.

Responsibilities/Duties:    

  • Conduct research in all practice areas utilizing online and print resources
  • Complete complex corporate, litigation, financial and other research projects as assigned
  • Provide research to Business Development in the form of league tables, etc.
  • Use databases to locate treatises and other material held by other libraries to fulfill requests
  • Track and bill time to client matters as appropriate
  • Maintain file of law-related survey material
  • Maintain, update and create pathfinders and guidance by practice area and as needed
  • Use online resources to obtain biographical material of individuals, including potential expert witnesses, potential arbitrators, witnesses, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills:      

 

  • Minimum 2-3 years of reference library experience preferably in a law firm or similar library environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to scheduling changes and shifts in priorities
  • Knowledge of how to search legal research resources including, but not limited to, Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, BloombergLaw, Wolters Kluwer, Lex Machina, Thomson One, Hoover's, D&B, and the various SEC filings search resources
  • Familiarity with print law library research publications and sources
  • Knowledge of accounting resources and documents including SEC filings
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and must be client-focused
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Education:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred

  •  Master’s degree in Library Science preferred

Contact information & Application Instructions:     

Caroline Merry – HR Recruiter
[email protected]
212-455-3871
 
Apply here -  http://stblaw.balancetrak.com/LibrarianReference062019001                                      

 


 

Manager, Library Services(New York) - Torys LLP

Torys LLP is a highly respected international business law firm with offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary, Montréal and Halifax. We focus on maintaining long-term relationships with Canadian and international clients who demand the best advice and service from their outside counsel. We believe that our continuing success over many years has come from adherence to our core values of excellence, client service, collaboration, long-term thinking and utmost professionalism and integrity. Dedication to professional excellence and outstanding client service is Torys’ hallmark. Of equal importance is our commitment to maintaining a collegial working environment – one that brings together individuals with diverse backgrounds, personalities and styles in an atmosphere of friendship and team spirit. As a Torys employee, you will enjoy both an exciting, fast-paced work environment and a supportive, collegial and team-based culture. At Torys, we take pride in our ability to attract and retain individuals who excel in their respective fields. We do this by providing stimulating work and learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.

 Position Overview: 

We are currently seeking a seasoned legal librarian to join our dynamic and fast-paced New York office. The Manager, Library Services will manage our New York office’s library resources to provide the highest quality research and reference information services. He or she will provide timely and cost-effective availability and delivery of accurate and current information to legal and administrative professionals. By way of example, some of the Manager, Library Services’ job responsibilities will include the following:

  • Manage US legal research and references services and subscriptions, including the New York office’s physical and online collections.
  • Conduct legal research and reference work for internal attorneys and clients.
  • Work with vendors to: review/negotiate contract and billing terms; supervise vendor adherence to contracted service levels; and troubleshoot any issues with online resources as they arise.
  • Investigate, evaluate and implement upgrades, enhancements and web-based interfaces.
  • Assist in the redesign, restructure and automation of the library’s collections and procedures.
  • Consult with New York attorneys to evaluate new products and audit existing ones.
  • Work collaboratively with the Toronto office’s library staff to handle research and other requests, particularly those dealing with cross-border subject matter.

 Qualifications and Skills: 

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary and graduate degree (JD or Master of Library Sciences is strongly preferred).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in law libraries, preferably in a private law library environment, with extensive experience with legal, business and information resources; online database searching; library theory and management techniques; reference and research techniques and theory; and practice, procedures and legal research methodologies.
  • Focused resource knowledge and research skills in the following practice areas: securities, tax and private equity.
  • Knowledge of government regulations and requirements (i.e., confidentiality issues, conflict of interest regulations and privacy laws) is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office product suite - which includes a strong working knowledge of Outlook, Excel and Word.

The successful candidate should have the following skills:

  • Client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Responsiveness and demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize competing deadlines for deliverables.
  • Flexibility and focus on innovating and improving methods and approaches to achieve efficiencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work well independently and proactively. 
  • Ability to excel in a collaborative group setting with attorneys of all levels and administrative colleagues.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to work creatively in a dynamic environment.

 How to Apply: 

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment and Diversity at [email protected]. At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment and Diversity at [email protected].  

 


  

Reference & Scholarly Services Librarian - St. John's University

St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

St. John's Law School Rittenberg Library seeks applications for the position of Reference & Scholarly Services Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Library Services, the Reference & Scholarly Services Librarian will join a service-centered team re-envisioning the role of the law library in a strong and vibrant law school community. The Librarian is responsible for planning and implementing services related to the support of scholarly initiatives throughout the law school and is a member of the Reference team, whose members collaborate closely to provide reference services and legal research instruction.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide extensive reference and research services to law faculty and students, both at the reference desk and through a liaison program.
  • Explore and develop services and documentation for scholarly initiatives, including scholarly impact efforts.
  • Train and supervise the Library's student research assistants to support the faculty and administration.
  • Participate in the preparation and delivery of legal research instruction.• Serve as one of the liaisons to the student-edited law journals.
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend the purchase of new print and digital legal research resources.
  • Participate in administration of the institutional repository with specific emphasis on faculty scholarship.
  • Collaboratively evaluate and realign the government documents collection to meet the needs of the institution.
  • Manage projects and participate as a team member in projects managed by the Library Director and other Librarians.
  • Foster strong working relationships with colleagues both at St. John's and in other libraries.
  • Work together with all Library team members in carrying out the long and short-term goals and objectives of the Library and the Law School.

Job & Educational Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. from ABA approved law school; M.L.S. from ALA accredited library school.
  • Knowledge of legal materials and current research methods, along with strong legal analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to excellent service.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, within a collegial environment.
  • Commitment to engage in professional development activities and opportunities.
  • Adept in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and other standard business and academic applications.
  • Ability to combine the pursuit of excellence with a spirit of kindness and collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience in a law library reference department with demonstrated legal research and reference expertise.
  • Experience coordinating and managing faculty requests.
  • Experience working with new and emerging technologies or a strong interest in integrating appropriate technology into instruction.
  • Proficiency with Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, other electronic research resources, and print legal materials.
  • Teaching experience.

St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Location: Queens, New York, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Job Reference Code (if applicable):  Tracking Code218546-951

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1490936

 

Reference & Access Services Librarian - (Monday-Thursday, 9-5 p.m. & Friday 9-3 p.m) - St. John's University

St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.Reference and Access Services LibrarianSchool of LawSchedule:Reference & Access Services Librarian .

The St. John's Law School Rittenberg Library seeks applications for the position of Reference & Access Services Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Library Services, the Reference & Access Services Librarian will join a service-centered team re-envisioning the role of the law library in a strong and vibrant law school community. The Librarian is responsible for providing comprehensive access services to the space and resources of the library and is a member of the Reference team, whose members collaborate closely to provide reference services and legal research instruction.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide extensive reference and research services to law faculty and students, both at the reference desk and through a liaison program.
  • Train and supervise the Library's Access & Collection Services staff and student employees to provide comprehensive access and collection services to the entire law school community.
  • Oversee resource sharing and document delivery services.
  • Oversee circulation services, including course reserves and stacks maintenance.• Participate in the preparation and delivery of legal research instruction.
  • Serve as one of the liaisons to the student-edited law journals.
  • Serve as liaison to legal research resource vendors, including Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law.
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend the purchase of new print and digital legal research resources.
  • Coordinate student services outreach and initiatives.
  • Participate in administration of the institutional repository with specific emphasis on student scholarship.
  • Collaboratively evaluate and realign the government documents collection to meet the needs of the institution.
  • Manage projects and participate as a team member in projects managed by the Library Director and other Libraries.
  • Foster strong working relationships with colleagues both at St. John's and in other libraries.
  • Work together with all Library team members in carrying out the long and short-term goals and objectives of the Library and the Law School.

Job & Educational Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. from ABA approved law school; M.L.S. from ALA accredited library school.
  • Knowledge of legal materials and current research methods, along with strong legal analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to excellent service.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, within a collegial environment.
  • Experience managing staff and/or student employees.
  • Commitment to engage in professional development activities and opportunities.
  • Adept in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and other standard business and academic applications.
  • Ability to combine the pursuit of excellence with a spirit of kindness and collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience in a law library reference department with demonstrated legal research and reference expertise.
  • Experience coordinating and managing interlibrary loan and document delivery services
  • Experience working with new and emerging technologies or a strong interest in integrating appropriate technology into instruction.
  • Proficiency with Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, other electronic research resources, and print legal materials.
  • Teaching experience.

St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events. Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job

Location: Queens, New York, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Job Reference Code (if applicable):  Tracking Code218547-951

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1490930

 

Electronic Resources Specialist - Kirkland & Ellis

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:  

Under the supervision of the Electronic Resources Coordinator, the Electronic Resources Specialist will work closely with the Coordinator to support, manage and promote the Research Services department’s electronic resources and related technologies.

  • Implement and support access to the Firm’s electronic resources;
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of new resources and content, including coordinating product trials, critically evaluating services, compiling user feedback, and recommending action.
  • Coordinate the roll out of new resources, including user access and training;
  • Help coordinate and plan vendor platform migrations, and ensure smooth transition of users to the new platform;
  • Create and maintain catalog records for electronic resources in the online catalog (EOS);
  • Respond to resource access requests and troubleshoot resource access issues.
  • Support and maintain the Firm’s electronic resource management system (Research Monitor and Research Hub, the mobile version):
  • Work with the vendor to incorporate new resources, resource updates and enhancements;
  • Test and support product upgrades; •Ensure that user credentials are captured and stored in Research Monitor;
  • Produce periodic usage reports. 3) Support and maintain the Library’s Intranet portal •Organize and maintain electronic resource descriptions and access information available through the Library portal;
  • Work with Library vendors to create customized web parts to offer targeted access to electronic resources;
  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of library guides on the Library’s portal.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, proactive person with a MLS or equivalent degree, with at least 2 years of research or technical services experience in a law firm or corporate library preferred. Candidate should have exposure to Library resource management tools, with Research Monitor experience highly desirable. Strong analytical and trouble-shooting abilities, a customer service orientation, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are essential. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to work with individuals at all organizational levels. Also desired are cataloging experience and experience working with portal technologies such as Microsoft SharePoint.

Job Reference Code:  5063

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  https://staffjobsus.kirkland.com/jobs/4160176-electronic-resources-specialist

 


  

Collection Management Specialist (CMS) - Arnold & Porter

Job Description:  

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter is looking for an experienced Collection Management Specialist (CMS) to work as part of an energetic, creative, and service-oriented team in the New York office. The CMS provides oversight and troubleshooting assistance related to the assessment and renewal processes for print resources located firmwide, and leads or supports projects related to cataloging and other technical services functions. The CMS also manages the New York and Newark library collections, handling invoice processing, purchasing, serials, and related activities to ensure the integrity of the collections. The CMS collaborates with other department staff to renew electronic resources, audit attorneys’ personal desk books, and facilitate interlibrary loans and print purchases charged to clients. Successful candidates are very comfortable managing their own projects while also participating in team projects as leader or group member. They are proficient and confident using Excel and integrated library system software, and are very knowledgeable about legal publishers and the organization of legal materials.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the oversight and administration of firmwide policies and procedures related to the assessment and renewal of print resources, including creating and maintaining documentation, working with other staff members to ensure consistency, and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective vendor relationships and working with vendors to rectify billing issues.
  • Participating as leader or team member in the development and maintenance of systems supporting the acquisitions and billing functions. Participating as leader or team member in ongoing cataloging and retrospective clean-up projects for New York and other locations as needed.
  • Overseeing and handling ongoing maintenance of the print collections in the New York and Newark offices, including assessing needs and purchasing materials, processing invoices, conducting desk book audits, maintaining serial and bibliographic records in the integrated library system, and overseeing the filing service.
  • Providing basic reference support, including document delivery and interlibrary loan, as needed.•Assisting with on- and off-boarding of new attorneys and staff.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited school strongly preferred; substantial experience may be substituted. Minimum of three years’ experience providing systems and technical services support in a law or business library, including experience with integrated library systems; experience with EOS.Web a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal resources, legal vendors, technical services standards and practices, and the organization of legal materials. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and ability to use expense and financial management software; experience with Chrome River, IB Intellistat, and Aderant a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate large amounts of data.
  • Excellent analytical skills and an aptitude for working with numbers.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

Job Reference Code:  1388

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  https://selfapply.aporter.com/videsktop/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3&FilterJobCategoryID=14&FilterJobID=630

 


  

Senior Research Librarian - U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Employer Statement:  

The Second Circuit Library provides research services to over 200 circuit, district, magistrate, and bankruptcy judges; and over 2,000 court staff. The Library currently employs 25 staff members circuit-wide and maintains six staffed branch libraries in New York, Connecticut, and Vermont. The Senior Research Librarian will be stationed at the Circuit’s Headquarters Library located in the historic Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse.

Job Description:  

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is seeking creative and innovative applicants to serve as Senior Research Librarian. This senior researcher will join a dynamic library staff that provides the highest level of service and support to federal judges and court staff.The Senior Research Librarian primarily oversees research work and supervises staff at the Circuit’s Headquarters Library. The Senior Research Librarian develops, manages, and expands library services, websites, newsletters, and other materials to promote research services; provides substantive content and participates in programs pertaining to research and civics education; oversees collection development and migration to electronic resources; works with print and digital media vendors; establishes networks with neighboring law libraries; and supervises and provides research pertaining to special projects involving new media, court history, and civics outreach and education. The Senior Research Librarian will report to the Deputy Circuit Librarian.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide senior-level research expertise and distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner;
  • Ensure research services are effectively promoted; develop strategies to increase knowledge flow and accessibility of information;
  • Apply deep professional knowledge to achieve high quality research services and to ensure department is operating at full potential;
  • Investigates and implements new technologies and systems relevant to research services;
  • Provides substantive content for training and education materials;
  • Develops and provides guidance for collection development and maintenance;
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program; Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school is preferred. Minimum of three years of professional law library experience, including one year of supervisory responsibilities.
  • Substantial legal research skills utilizing print, Westlaw, Lexis, and other digital resources.
  • Demonstrated teaching ability.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of teamwork, strong service and work ethic, creativity, initiative, and flexibility.
  • Comprehensive understanding of library operations and management concepts, including experience with OCLC, SirsiDynix, or a similar integrated library system.
  • Occasional travel is required.

Job Reference Code:  FY19-28

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF attachment by email to [email protected], subject line: Senior Research Librarian, Reference No. FY 19-28. When saving your documents as one PDF, it is important to name the file using only your firstname_lastname Only candidates selected for an interview will be notified and must travel at their own expense. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.

 


  

Research and Content Librarian -  Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Location:  Washington, D.C.

Job Description:  

We seek a Research and Content Librarian to conduct complex legal and non-legal research supporting practice areas such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Litigation, and Antitrust as a member of the Research & Information Services - Americas team based in our Washington, D.C. office. The Research and Content Librarian will also support Library and Information Services operations daily and during resource and project constraints, specifically supporting the Acquisitions & Content Services Librarian.

Position:

(Exempt) Reports to: Reference Services Manager - Americas (Direct); Library Operations Manager - Americas (matrixed)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Conduct complex legal and non-legal research including, interlibrary loan and news alerts across a wide range of practice areas
  • Familiarity with the firm's broad portfolio of content such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw, Securities Mosaic, Law360, Bloomber BNA, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah, Capital IQ and Newsdesk
  • Conduct current awareness content distribution in support of attorney electronic alerts utilizing the firm's news aggregator Newsdesk
  • Participate in learning programs and orientation cycles for Summer and Fall Associates
  • Work closely with the Acquisitions and Content Librarian on a daily basis during resource constraints and absences

Qualifications:

Required:

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
  • Two to three years of experience as a researcher with a law firm or academic or public library
  • Service oriented and proactive with a strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and executive presence
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with a dispersed team

Preferred:

  • Experience working across a matrixed organization

Job Reference Code:  Job ID 2019-1254

Application Link: https://careers-clearygottlieb.icims.com/jobs/1254/research-%26-content-librarian/job

 


  

Collection Services & Digital Initiatives Librarian - (Monday-Thursday, 9-5 p.m. & Friday 9-3 p.m.) - St. John's University

Location:  Jamaica, NY

St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.  A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 

The St. John's Law School Rittenberg Library seeks applications for the position of Collection Services & Digital Initiatives Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Library Services.  The Collection Services & Digital Initiatives Librarian will join a service-centered team re-envisioning the role of the law library in a strong and vibrant law school community. The Librarian is responsible for primary administration of the integrated library system and institutional repository and oversees the processing and discovery of digital and physical resources. They also serve on the Reference team, whose members collaborate closely to provide reference services and legal research instruction.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary administration of the integrated library system, including oversight of initiatives to enhance discovery of library resources.
  • Train and supervise the Library's Collection Services & Digital Initiatives staff to facilitate efficient processing and discovery of print and digital library resources.
  • Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Library Services, monitor acquisitions spending and oversee invoice processing for acquisitions accounts.
  • Explore and implement digital resources for delivery of library services.
  • Manage onsite and proxy access to digital research resources to ensure maximum availability for law faculty and students.
  • Serve as primary administrator of the institutional repository with specific emphasis on the strategic development of the collections to best showcase the intellectual output of the Law School
  • Participate in the preparation and delivery of legal research instruction.
  • Provide reference services to law faculty and students.• Collaboratively evaluate and realign the government documents collection to meet the needs of the institution.
  • Manage projects and participate as a team member in projects managed by the Library Director and other Libraries.
  • Foster strong working relationships with colleagues both at St. John's and in other libraries.• Work together with all Library team members in carrying out the long and short-term goals and objectives of the Library and the Law School.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. from ABA approved law school; M.L.S. from ALA accredited library school.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems.
  • Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to excellent service.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, within a collegial environment.
  • Commitment to engage in professional development activities and opportunities.
  • Adept in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and other standard business and academic applications.
  • Ability to combine the pursuit of excellence with a spirit of kindness and collaboration.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two or more years of experience in a law library setting.
  • Knowledge or experience with metadata standards, bibliographic data, and cataloging standards.
  • Experience working with new and emerging technologies.
  • Experience managing electronic resources.
  • Proficiency with Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, other electronic research resources, and print legal materials. 

St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position is Full-Time/Regular

Job Reference Code (if applicable):  Tracking Code 218548-951

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1490912