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Job Title Library Date Posted
Analyst, Resources & Systems Management Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 03/12/2019
Head of Circulation and Access  Maloney Library, Fordham Law School 03/06/2019
KM Reference Librarian  Gibbons P.C.  (Newark, NJ Office)  03/05/2019
Technology Services Librarian U.S. Court of Appeals 03/04/2019 

 

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP -  Analyst, Resources & Systems Management

Employer Statement:  

Weil seeks the best and brightest talent to join our Administrative Staff team. Our employees are the future of Weil so we invest in their training and development. Our environment embraces and encourages positive-minded professionals who seek to be challenged and acquire knowledge and skills in an atmosphere built on teamwork. Highly skilled and knowledgeable Administrative Staff assist our attorneys in successfully meeting and exceeding client needs and are vital to the overall success of the Firm.~

Job Description:  

Under the supervision of the Manager, Resources & Systems Management, responsible for firm wide access to electronic and print resources, including cataloging, serials control, acquisitions, circulation, current awareness periodicals and desk book distribution.

Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential functions:

  • Support the Manager in overseeing day to day operations of Resources & Systems Management team including centralized firm wide distribution of electronic and print periodicals and desk books;
  • Catalog and classify new acquisitions and editions following current industry standards;
  • Maintain all aspects of Sydney Enterprise Integrated Library System, including serials management, routing, claims, circulation and bibliographic content;
  • Ensure the accuracy of Sydney Enterprise holdings for electronic and print materials;
  • Utilize internal taxonomy to code catalog records for attorney practice pages on the Weil Portal;
  • Oversight of Linex/Vable for the distribution of ejournals, and certain smart alerts and newsletters;
  • Systematic circulation of ebooks and print materials in the Library’s collection;
  • assist Attorneys with ebook use;
  • Update catalog to accurately reflect print collections including weeding older and non-used materials, shifting;
  • Resolve web site access problems for legal and administrative staff;
  • Password management and web monitoring using Onelog;
  • Participate in Systems applications and workflow development;
  • Participate in competitive intelligence news monitoring, and related technology;
  • Provide guidance to Attorneys, Legal Assistants and administrative staff with respect to web site access and use of the online catalog;Investigate and troubleshoot subscriber access issues both with vendors and internal technical support;
  • Train Weil Research Center staff on use of Sydney Enterprise and Linex/Vable;
  • Produce reports and metrics as required;
  • Overtime as required on an ad hoc basis;
  • Any additional responsibilities assigned by management;Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Advanced Knowledge of Sydney PLUS and Onelog;
  • Strong end user technical skills;
  • MS Office including Power Point and Excel;Advanced knowledge of cataloging standards and formats;
  • Proactive and dynamic problem solver who is committed to quality customer service and team work;
  • Two plus years in a law firm or corporate library preferred, with advanced knowledge of library systems, technology and trends;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Energetic, willing to do whatever is required to satisfy customers and create opportunities for leveraging the firm’s investment in content;

Education/Certifications:

Masters of Library Science, Information Systems or equivalent degree.

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

https://weil.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/work_at_weil/job/New-York/Analyst--Resources---Systems-Management_R-102295

 


  

Maloney Library, Fordham Law School -  Head of Circulation and Access 

Employer Statement:    

The Maloney Library at Fordham Law School, located at Lincoln Center in New York City, seeks energetic and innovative applicants for the position of Head of Circulation and Access. We are looking for a professional with a public-service oriented attitude that is comfortable in a fast-paced work environment. The Head of Circulation and Access will join a dynamic library staff that provides the highest level of service and support to world-class faculty and students. The library staff collaborates across departments to offer unique library programming for the Fordham Law School community.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, supervises full-time clerical and para-professional employees and part-time employees, including hiring, scheduling, and training;
  • Manages the library system circulation module (Sierra), including maintenance, troubleshooting, and training;
  • Monitors the physical state of the collections and library facilities and reports and arranges for repairs and resolution of issues;
  • Oversees the microform collection, including filing of microforms and the maintenance of viewing hardware;
  • Oversees the physical delivery of law library material to faculty offices;
  • Manages the course reserve program and collection;
  • Monitors and tracks patron usage of library facilities;
  • Participates in the library liaison program;
  • Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, formulates and enforces rules and policies regarding circulation and access;
  • In consultation with the Head of Reference and under the supervision of the Deputy Director, sets and publicizes law library opening hours;
  • Arranges for and monitors staffing of the law library during opening hours;
  • Serves as a contact with Public Safety over security issues;
  • Carries out social media policy and strategy;
  • Contributes to planning and management of institutional repository projects;
  • Contributes to planning and management of public programming for the Maloney Library;
  • Edits, evaluates, and generates content for website; and
  • Additional duties as assigned by Deputy Director.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited library school;
  • At least 2 years experience working in a circulation department;
  • Experience using ILS systems, particularly circulation and reserves;
  • Ability to successfully initiate, track and manage projects;
  • Friendly, approachable, public service attitude;   
  • Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff and students;
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal; and
  • Commitment to emerging library practices and technologies.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Supervisory experience including a record of successful management and development of staff
  • Experience with or demonstrable interest in developing & managing digitization projects; and
  • Familiarity with III Millennium/Sierra circulation module.

To view the full job posting: https://www.fordham.edu/downloads/file/12401/head_of_circulation_and_access_a05730_21519

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Alissa Black-Dorward
Deputy Director
Maloney Library, Fordham Law School
150 West 62nd
New York, NY 10023

[email protected]

 


 

Gibbons P.C. - KM Reference Librarian  (Newark, NJ office)

The KM Reference Librarian is responsible for performing complex legal and business development research to support the objectives of our clients and the firm. The position requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral, along with the ability to interact well with all levels of law firm personnel.

Job Requirements:

  • Provides both quick reference and in-depth legal, corporate, and public records research services for attorneys, management, and legal staff.
  • Performs business development research and monitors and provides notification regarding client and legal developments.
  • Conducts user orientation sessions, and offers training and support for both electronic and print resources to end users.
  • Searches and tracks dockets.
  • Compiles legislative and regulatory histories.
  • Provides research advice and cost estimates for research projects.
  • Evaluates and recommends both print and online materials for all offices; participates in collection review.
  • Coordinates inter-library loans.
  • Manages passwords.
  • Catalogs, classifies, and indexes resources.
  • Contributes to the knowledge initiatives of the firm.
  • Stays abreast of current developments in the field via membership and participation in library organizations, reading professional literature, monitoring professional listservs, and keeping up with current events.
  • Performs other duties as needed. 

Candidate requirements:

  • M.L.S. with 2-3 years relevant legal research experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal and non-legal research resources in all formats.
  • Expert in searching online research databases including Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah, PACER, Courtlink, D&B, and more.
  • Cataloging knowledge and familiarity with EOS software a plus.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel are required.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal as well as verbal and written communication skills in order to work with a diverse group of legal and non-legal professionals.

 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 Office Location: Newark NJ

Please send resume and cover letter electronically to Dana Cruz at [email protected]

 


  

U.S. Court of Appeals - Technology Services Librarian

Employer Statement:  

The Technology Services Librarian is a hybrid of traditional tech services and digital solutions engineer. If that excites you, and you enjoy learning, exploring, and collaborating with others, we invite you to apply.~

Job Description:  

The Technology Services Librarian will collaborate with digital media specialists and research librarians to explore implementing data retrieval solutions, including the adoption and maintenance of discovery systems to improve searchability and overall collection awareness for clients and personnel. Additionally, the Technology Services Librarian will also perform general technical services in the areas of acquisitions, cataloging, collection maintenance, and related services. This position reports to the Head of Technical Services. Duties will include the tasks listed below. Related duties may also be assigned to accommodate workload and library needs:

  • Create and manage metadata for digital collections.
  • Investigate and recommend discovery platform software and services.
  • Manage subscriptions and prepare orders for the purchase of materials for libraries and judges' chambers.
  • Catalog and classify print materials.
  • Maintain the online catalog.
  • Serve as a liaison and resource for technical services within the federal court library program.
  • Use current awareness sources to notify research staff of new titles and databases for purchase.
  • Assist with receipt and processing of library materials for the headquarters library.
  • Resolve acquisition issues. Coordinate with vendors.

Job & Educational Requirements:  

  • ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS.
  • Experience in library technical services.
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems (preferably SIRSIDynix).
  • Knowledge of current cataloging principles and best practices.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective and collegial working relationships.
  • A very strong attention to detail and data accuracy.
  • Knowledge of HTML and website maintenance experience a plus.

Job Reference Code:

FY19-13 Technology Services Librarian

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF attachment by email to [email protected], subject line: Technology Services Librarian, Reference No. FY 19-12. 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.