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06/11/2019 Circulation Assistant – Part Time, Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library at the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University, Orange, CA

 Summary

The Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library at the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University in Orange, California has an opening for a part-time Circulation Assistant.

Reporting to the Circulation Librarian, the Circulation Assistant helps manage and carry out Circulation functions including patron services, interlibrary loan (ILL), reserves, and stacks maintenance, covering evenings and occasionally weekends. The position requires a strong commitment to service and problem-solving skills. The Circulation Assistant helps to ensure consistently high service to library users by participating in supervising, and evaluating student employees; working with other Law School and University departments on issues relating to library access, security, and facilities; helping maintain the Circulation module of the Integrated Library System (ILS); and assisting with developing and administering Circulation policies.

The hours for the position are currently Friday 4:00 – 10:00 p.m. and Monday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (These hours may vary during exam and interterm periods.)

To receive full consideration, application materials, including a Cover Letter and Resume, should be submitted by July 19, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit: https://chapman.peopleadmin.com/postings/19233

Responsibilities

Circulation Department services and functions

  • Open or close the library; assist library users at the Circulation Desk.
  • Supervise student employees; assist with training, scheduling, and evaluating student employees.
  • Assist in developing and enforcing Circulation policies and procedures.
  • Use and assist in the administration of the circulation module of the ILS.
  • Communicate with Law Library, Law School, and University departments regarding library access, security, facilities, and student employment.
  • Assist in maintaining the collection.
  • Assist with filing loose-leaf updates.

Services for Law Students & Faculty

  • Respond to faculty requests, including locating and delivering library material and maintaining faculty course reserves and sample exams; communicate regarding the status of requests.
  • Fill ILL requests, both borrowing and lending; keep ILL statistics; communicate with patrons and other libraries regarding the status of ILL requests.
  • Assist patrons with locating resources using the online public access catalog.
  • Assist patrons with library equipment including photocopiers and microform machines.
  • Collaborate with other library staff to maintain an environment conducive to study and research for our primary patrons.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in a library public services department (preferably academic).
  • Knowledge of library circulation policies and procedures.
  • Experience with an ILS (preferably Innovative Interfaces).
  • Strong service orientation and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and management experience and skills.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to conceptualize, communicate, and coordinate complex activities and projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with diverse groups at all organizational levels, both inside and outside the University.
  • Commitment to expanding, improving, and promoting library services.
  • Demonstrated writing skills to produce clear, concise, accurate documentation.
  • Ability to independently prioritize tasks when faced with interruptions and fluctuating workload.
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.

 Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with OCLC.

 Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants for Staff and Administrator positions must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Chapman University does not sponsor applicants for Staff and Administrator positions for work visas.

The offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.


06/07/2019 Senior Collection Coordinator, Arnold & Porter, Los Angeles or San Francisco

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter is looking for a Senior Collection Coordinator to work in either the Los Angeles or San Francisco office as part of an energetic, creative, and service-oriented firm-wide team.  The Coordinator has primary responsibility for the technical services tasks of three California offices (LA, SF, and SV).  The Coordinator manages these print collections and handles invoice processing, purchasing, serials, and vendor relations.  The Coordinator collaborates with other department staff to renew electronic resources, audit attorneys’ personal desk books, and maintain catalog records.  The Coordinator also assists the reference team with interlibrary loans and print purchases charged to clients.  Successful candidates are very comfortable managing aspects of their own office while working in a larger remote team, 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:

  • Reconciling and processing invoices; identifying opportunities for cost savings.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective vendor relationships and working with vendors to resolve billing issues.
  • Acquiring print materials, maintaining firm and department acquisition and budgeting databases, and allocating client-matter charges.
  • Conducting desk book audits, communicating with attorneys, and properly recording their decisions.
  • Sorting and processing mail, checking in and routing materials, and establishing and maintaining serials records and routing/distribution lists.
  • Supporting cataloging by creating and maintaining item and patron records and processing new materials in the integrated library system.
  • Maintaining the print collection, including shelving, withdrawing titles, shifting, shelf reading, and filing and/or overseeing the filing contractor.
  • Providing basic research support, including interlibrary loan and document delivery services.
  • Participating in collection review projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; preferred majors include business administration, accounting, or related subject.
  • Minimum of two years of experience providing collection management or technical services in a library, preferably law or business.
  • Knowledge of legal and business literature, including print and electronic resources.
  • Experience with integrated library systems, EOS.  Web preferred.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate large amounts of data.
  • Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for working with numbers.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong client service skills.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm’s policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

 Arnold & Porter is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

1383 – LA Senior Collection Coordinator
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06/07/2019 Research Analyst, Cozen O’Connor, Philadelphia, Denver, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco or Santa Monica

Ranked among the top 100 law firms in the country, Cozen O’Connor has more than 750 attorneys in 27 cities across two continents. We are a full-service firm with nationally recognized practices in litigation, business law, and government relations, and our attorneys have experience operating in all sectors of the economy. Our diverse client list includes global Fortune 500 companies, middle-market firms poised for growth, ambitious startups, and high-profile individuals.

Cozen O’Connor has an opportunity for an experienced Research Analyst to join our Library & Research Team in Philadelphia, Denver, or any of our California offices (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco or Santa Monica). Hours are 11:00-5:00 PT/2:00-8:00 ET. This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits. Under the guidance of the Director of Research & Business Intelligence, the successful candidate will:

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform high quality legal and business research assistance for attorneys and staff
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the firm’s available online and print research resources
  • Monitor and provide alerts on clients, industries, and legal topics
  • Work with other Research Analysts to provide quality coverage to all offices
  • Train attorneys and staff on cost-efficient use of electronic resources
  • Lead orientations of library services to new hires
  • Evaluate new products as necessary and make recommendations for the purchase of resources
  • Identify possible new acquisitions, changes to print needs, and assist with the maintenance of print collections

Qualifications and Requirements

  • JD and/or MLS
  • 2+ years of law firm library experience
  • Proficiency in Westlaw/PLC, Lexis, Bloomberg/BNA, CCH, D&B/Hoover’s, Monitor Suite, PACER, TLO, and other library research resources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with attention to accuracy and detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Service-oriented team player, with initiative and problem-solving abilities

Interested applicants may apply at Careers at Cozen O’Connor

Cozen O’Connor is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.


06/06/2019 Research/Instruction Librarian, Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library, Dale E. Fowler School of Law Chapman University, Orange, CA

Research/Instruction Librarian

Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library at Dale E. Fowler of School, Chapman University

Summary

The Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library at the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University in Orange, California has an opening for a Research/Instruction Librarian.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Library Services, the Research/Instruction Librarian collaborates with other law librarians to develop, expand, and provide library services including reference and research services; teaches in the library’s instructional program; and participates in collection development and other activities to fulfill the Law Library’s role in supporting the research and educational needs of the Law School community.

This position requires a strong commitment to teaching legal research skills essential to the practice of law, a deep understanding of the Law School’s curriculum, faculty research interests, library operations, legal information resources, and research methodologies in all formats.

To receive full consideration, application materials, including a Cover Letter and Resume, should be submitted by July 8, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit: https://chapman.peopleadmin.com/postings/19141

Responsibilities

Provide high level reference assistance to library users.
• Participate in research help desk coverage.
• Actively assist library users in identifying and using print and online resources.
• Collaborate with other librarians to create and maintain research and bibliographic tools in a variety of media.

Provide in-depth research assistance for faculty.
• Conduct detailed, thorough research on requested topics requiring substantive legal analysis.
• Produce written documentation of research findings for faculty.

Provide research instruction to the Law School community in collaboration with other law librarians.
• Teach legal research in a variety of settings, including the first year Legal Research & Writing curriculum and Advanced Legal Research courses.
• Teach specialized research topics to groups and individuals.
• Develop instructional content and materials.

Participate in collection development activities.
• Collaborate with other librarians in collection analysis, evaluation, and selection of materials to support the curriculum and faculty research interests.
• Assist with collection development projects.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • JD from an ABA accredited institution.
  • MLS from an ALA accredited institution or an equivalent relevant advanced degree.
  • Experience in academic law libraries providing research and other library services for law faculty and students.
  • Knowledge of best practices for developing instructional materials and delivering legal research instruction.
  • Knowledge of current best practices in legal research methodologies and legal information resources in all formats.
  • Ability to conceptualize, implement, and coordinate library programs, both independently and as part of a team in a dynamic, changing environment.
  • Commitment to expanding, improving, and promoting library services.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with diverse groups at all organizational levels, both inside and outside the University.
  • Excellent writing skills and strong attention to detail; ability to produce clear, concise, accurate documentation.
  • Ability to independently prioritize tasks when faced with interruptions and fluctuating workload.
  • Ability to learn and interpret university policies and procedures.
  • Technical skills to learn and use enterprise systems and departmental tools.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants for Staff and Administrator positions must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Chapman University does not sponsor applicants for Staff and Administrator positions for work visas.

The offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.


06/05/2019 Research Analyst, Arnold & Porter, Multiple Locations

Research Analyst

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Research Analyst. The incumbent will be responsible for covering west coast hours (9:00 am. – 6:00 p.m. PT/ 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET Monday-Friday) and can be located in any of the following offices:  Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, New York or DC.

Our Research Analysts work as part of an energetic, creative and service oriented team, responding to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel located firm-wide and supporting designated practice and industry groups.  Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, collection development and other department activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Working with designated practice and industry groups to promote and raise awareness of research tools and services by offering targeted research and curated reports, orientations and training, and assistance with collection development by evaluating products and recommending changes.
  • Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results.
  • Contributing to the development of content for the intranet.

Qualifications:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
  • Two plus years recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, LexisAdvance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Able to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm’s policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.  

Arnold & Porter is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

1382 – SV Research Analyst

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04/24/2019 Technical Services and Research Assistant, Best Best & Krieger LLP, Riverside or Ontario, CA

Technical Services and Research Assistant:

 Description:

Best Best & Krieger LLP seeks a Library Technical Services and Research Assistant in our Riverside or Ontario office to handle all aspects of library administrative work including acquisitions, serials control, collection maintenance and invoice processing, as well as light reference requests and document retrieval. This position will report to the Senior Research Specialist and work closely with other members of the library team.

Responsibilities:

  • Check in and process library materials
  • Route print and electronic newsletters
  • Order, process and distribute attorney desk copies
  • Order new materials and handle renewals
  • Maintain library catalog records
  • Process invoices
  • Manage loose-leaf filing service
  • Shelve library materials
  • Prepare items for shipment to branch offices
  • Handle light reference requests and document retrieval

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Responsible and reliable, with strong organizational skills and careful attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with library staff, attorneys and other firm employees
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Windows and Office
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 25 pounds, crouch and reach to re-shelve items, and push/pull a  wheeled cart loaded with books
  • Familiarity with EOS or other library software is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree and library experience preferred

Please go to our website at www.bbklaw.com and apply online only.


04/19/2019 Research Law Librarian for Technology Services, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Irvine, CA

Research Law Librarian for Technology Services
The University of California, Irvine School of Law seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and innovative law librarian to serve as Research Law Librarian for Technology Services.  Under the supervision of the Head of Public Services, the Research Law Librarian for Technology Services will take primary responsibility for developing and managing the Law Library’s legal technology initiatives, including the Law Library’s website and online presence, the Law Library’s institutional repository, incorporating technology into Law Library instruction, and using technology to collaborate, partner, and promote Library services.  In addition, the Research Law Librarian for Technology Services participates in the Law Library’s outstanding faculty services program, participates in the Law Library’s instructional programs, shares in collection development responsibilities, and provides effective user services at the Reference Desk.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and developing the Law Library’s web presence, including website and social media presence.  Using CMS and implementing custom and cloud-based tools to integrate data from a variety of sites.
  • Serving as the primary contact for Law Library website, blog, research guides, and institutional repository.
  • Participating in the development of the Law Library’s collection, including collaborating in the selection, assessment, and management of electronic and print resources.
  • Coordinating the development and management of online user guides such as LibGuides and other web-based services, including training.
  • Managing the Law Library’s institutional repository, including coordinating the data entry work with a staff member or student research assistant/worker, as appropriate.  Creating bibliographic reports and communicating with faculty about their work in the repository.
  • Developing, coordinating, and implementing new digital archive collections.
  • Providing significant and exceptional research assistance to all faculty members as part of the Law Library’s faculty services program.
  • Serving as a member of the Law Library’s Research Services department, providing excellent and responsive general information and legal research services through regular shifts at the Reference Desk, including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Participating in developing and teaching the first-year legal research course, a one credit, mandatory course.
  • Providing specialized legal research consultations to law students, faculty, and staff.
  • Leading the outreach and communication activities of the Law Library. These may include coordinating publicity for Library events and resources, promoting Library participation in Law School and university-wide events, and facilitating the use of online tools for outreach.
  • Participating actively and effectively on Law Library committees, task forces, and project teams as appropriate.
  • Representing the Law Library on various Law School, campus-wide, and Library System committees and at various meetings and other functions as appropriate.
  • Participating in and contributing to the profession through professional activities outside the Law Library, including university and public service, and/or research and other creative activity. These activities normally relate to and enhance performance of the primary position responsibilities.
  • Developing and maintaining awareness of current developments in the fields of law, library science, legal technology, instructional technology, and legal research to enhance performance of primary position responsibilities.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited institution is required. Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or an equivalent combination of relevant advanced degree and library experience is also required.

Candidate should have extensive knowledge of legal bibliography and legal research techniques in multiple formats; fluency with new and emerging technologies as they relate to information literacy, legal practice, and library services or a strong and demonstrated interest in developing fluency; and outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Candidate should show demonstrated experience shepherding ideas and projects through an organization without a formal leadership role; and, demonstrate an ability to conceptualize and implement processes and programs both independently and in a team, in a dynamically changing environment.

Preferred candidate will possess up to two years of successful experience in academic law libraries, show demonstrated background in providing research and other relevant library services to law faculty; and possess successful experience and skill in providing legal research and reference services.

Finally, preferred candidate will have previous work experience in assessing and selecting collections in law, successful experience in providing legal research training sessions to law students, and professional legal experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, candidate should submit a completed application and supporting materials by May 20, 2019. Please visit the AP Recruit website to apply for this position: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05277

For more information about UC Irvine School of Law, please visit: www.law.uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the University of California nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participating in higher education.


04/18/2019 Market Research Specialist, (Agency Listing), San Francisco, Silicon Valley, or Los Angeles, CA

Market Research Specialist

Summary

Our client is seeking a detailed-oriented research specialist to conduct market and competitive intelligence research and to support the firm’s client relationship management program on a wide variety of research activities. This position can be based out of any of the firm’s California offices (SF, SV or LA) and reports to the Manager of Market Research.

Duties & Responsibilities

Conduct, manage and support the production of accurate client, industry, market and competitive intelligence research and analysis in support of pitches, RFPs and a variety of other business development and strategic planning initiatives.

Interpret and analyze research data and news developments and distill them into concise, understandable summaries and graphic formats

Assist in the development of primary and secondary market research in support of strategic planning and specific marketing initiatives, as required

Assist with the preparation of company profiles, bios, news research and corporate transactional, regulatory compliance and litigation reports

Conduct and/or participate in work product quality review and audits

Assist with any other duties assigned to fully meet the requirements and needs of the team/department

Qualifications

Excellent writing skills at a professional audience level

Solid knowledge of legal issues by industry

Experience in performing legal analysis and issue spotting

Familiarity with news, legal and business information sources and a wide variety of interdisciplinary materials

Ability to set priorities, manage projects and adhere to critical deadlines

Integrity, accountability and resourcefulness

Critical thinking and analytical skills and attention to detail and accuracy

Four year college degree

Minimum of five years’ experience performing business-related research and analysis on markets, industries, companies, and individuals

Experience in a law firm or other professional services firm environment.

Proficiency in MS Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) required, experience in Interaction client relationship management software preferred

Experience in social media monitoring highly desirable

If you are interested in more information, please reach out to: Corinne Kelly, kellyc@linkspartners.com


04/17/2019 Librarian, California Department of Justice, Oakland, CA

California Department of Justice Librarian

If you love a challenge, enjoy research, and are looking for an environment that values creative problem solving and critical thinking skills, this could be the position for you! We are seeking a highly motivated, dedicated and hard-working individual who successfully works in a team environment to provide exceptional service to the California Department of Justice Law Library Services.

The Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research assistance for the legal staff in the Oakland office and oversees all aspects of acquisitions, serials control, and library maintenance for the Oakland library, including updating, review and maintenance of in-house catalog, check-in and processing, loose-leaf filing, stack maintenance, and evaluation of library holdings and obsolete materials. The incumbent also assists with library orientation for new legal staff and coordinates and/or provides LexisNexis, Westlaw, Intranet/Internet and other training.

For more details on how to apply, salary and contact: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=151462


04/11/2019 Research & Knowledge Analyst-Weekends, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Los Angeles or Palo Alto, CA

Research & Knowledge Analyst (Weekends)

Location Los Angeles or Palo Alto

Job Summary

Skadden is seeking a West Coast Research & Knowledge Analyst to help expand our weekend information services in support of attorneys across the globe. This full-time, exempt position will be located in either our Los Angeles or Palo Alto office, and hours include Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 am to 7:00 pm PST with flexible additional days. This role involves intensive legal and corporate research, and the ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced environment while demonstrating a positive, customer-service approach. As a member of Skadden’s professional staff, the Research & Knowledge Analyst will play an integral role in providing unrivalled client service.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Supports research and Knowledge Management (KM) initiatives for firm attorneys and staff across the globe, incorporating new technology.
  • Responsible for providing information, analysis and expertise to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the firm.
  • Analyzes legal, corporate and general resources and communicates findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Uses workflow software for the distribution and recording of research requests.
  • Monitors email on firm issued mobile device while out of the office and during off hours and coordinates with staff in other offices to complete pending requests.
  • Helps plan and implement department outreach, training and orientation programs.
  • Creates and maintains new business alert services that identify matters of interest to existing and potential clients.
  • Collaborates with practice group leaders and other attorneys to design effective KM websites and databases.
  • Works independently and with the KM team and selected practice areas to collect, organize and update content for practice area websites and databases.
  • Establishes relationships with attorneys to promote awareness of KM initiatives and to solicit their participation.
  • Evaluates new and updated versions of information resources, and recommends beneficial information sources for the Firm.
  • Develops information network within and outside the Firm.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Ensures continuity of Research & Knowledge Services operations during supervisor absences.

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER JOB-RELATED COMPETENCIES:

  • Experience with corporate, business, securities and litigation research.
  • Expertise with computer-based research tools including but not limited to: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Terminal, Bloomberg Law, Practical Law, Cheetah, Intelligize, Securities Mosaic, Deal Point Data, Capital IQ, SNL, PACER, Courthouse News

Service, Accurint and HeinOnline.

  • Experience developing and implementing training or instructional programs.
  • Strong understanding of Knowledge Management principles, technology and best practices.
  • Proficient in using WYSIWYG web page editors.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new applications.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team.
  • Prioritizes a highly positive, customer-service approach.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and to work additional hours as necessary to meet operating and business needs.

Experience/Education

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent experience (minimum of eight years); and
  • Minimum of two years’ research experience in a law firm or corporate library.

Candidates may apply at:  https://www.skadden.com/careers/staff/opportunities/los-angeles/research-and-knowledge-analyst-weekends

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or stalking. EEO is the Law


04/01/2019 Librarian, Seyfarth Shaw, San Francisco or Sacramento, CA

San Francisco/Sacramento Librarian

We are seeking an entry level law librarian to provide research services and day to day library management to two law offices totaling 89 attorneys.

Responsibilities:
•Provide research services (legal and business) to attorneys and staff in a wide variety of practice areas using both print and online resources.
•As part of the Library Team, collaborate and coordinate with librarians to provide seamless research service for attorneys in all firm locations, with a particular focus on West Coast offices and resources.
•With guidance and supervision from colleagues, manage library and office print collections.
•Provide library outreach, training and orientation programs.
•Maintain relationships with local vendor representatives and trainers to ensure that attorneys receive timely and up to date training and assistance with online resources.
•Establish relationships with attorneys to improve, expand and market the range of available information sources and services.
•Continue professional development through vendor trainings, and association sponsored activities.
•Assist senior librarians with management of library finances, including annual budget request, reports, acquisitions and invoice payments.
•Participate in firm-wide new business intake research.
•Supervise filing service.
•Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Masters of Library Science or equivalent degree preferred.
    •1-3 years of library experience.
    •Good oral and written communication skills and ability to think critically and creatively as regards library services.
    •Organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage diverse projects.
    •Commitment to providing quality client service.
    •Self-motivation, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively within and across departments, with all levels of personnel.
    •Ability to thrive in a team environment.
    •Internet research skills, research database experience, and comfort with Microsoft office suite.
    •Knowledge of California laws and court system a plus.

To apply for this position, please click on the following link: https://recruiting.seyfarth.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=15&FilterJobCategoryID=1&FilterJobID=1018

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


03/29/2019 Research Analyst (Multiple Offices), Morrison & Foerster LLP, Palo Alto, CA

Morrison & Foerster LLP
ID: 6957
Job Posting Title: Research Analyst (Multiple Offices)
Location: Palo Alto, CA

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Research Analyst within our Research Services Department.

The Opportunity
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. S/he 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.

  1. 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.
  2. Retrieve, package, and present information in response to requests from attorneys and colleagues in research function as well as other departments in the Firm.
  3. 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.
  4. Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  5. Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.

Ideal Candidate

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Demonstrate strong research skills and a deep understanding of research strategies.
  4. Strong Corporate practice research experience preferred.

Who We Are
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, and what we do .

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.

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03/13/2019 Collections and Metadata Librarian, UC Davis Mabie Law Library, Davis, CA

UC Davis Mabie Law Library
Collections and Metadata Librarian

 UC Davis Mabie Law Library seeks a forward-thinking, motivated, service-oriented professional to join our team as a Collections and Metadata Librarian.

This position, an Assistant or Associate Librarian, oversees the department responsible for library resource processing and operations. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, the position participates in collection management and works collaboratively with other librarians on resource allocations. The position serves on library committees, and participates in discussions regarding library programs, services, operations, facilities and procedures. The position reports to the Library Director.

About the Law Library:
The Mabie Law Library is an integral part of the UC Davis School of Law, and provides services that support the teaching, research, and scholarship of its students and faculty. The Library houses over 375,000 volumes in print and provides access to more than 10,000 databases which are provided through its library licenses, campus, and UC-wide license agreements.

Salary:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience ($56,364 to $77,598)

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Collections and Metadata Librarian oversees several functional areas of library services: Sierra oversight and record quality control, resource inventory, preservation and circulation control, interlibrary loan, and cataloging, with some supervisory responsibilities. The position monitors, analyzes, and develops efficient and effective workflows; communicates with other library partners, and vendors; and has overall responsibility for data and statistics for the unit.

The position facilitates patron access to library resources through the Sierra library system. This includes the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of metadata across multiple discovery platforms and the library’s Sierra system and UC discovery platform, and delivery of library resources to patrons. The position manages catalog data and cataloging services; creates, maintains, and enhances access to electronic resources; and oversees the acquisitions budget expenditures for all library resources, both print and electronic and serial subscriptions.

The position contributes to overall library operations by participating in library unit meetings, strategic planning, annual reports, development of policies, procedures and practices that relate to the purchasing, processing and receiving of library resources. The librarian keeps abreast of current standards and emerging technologies to effectively manage the unit and to provide continuous support and patron assistance in accessing the library’s resources.

Applicants should have the capacity to work in a dynamic library environment, responding to shifting needs and priorities of library users, and a willingness to be flexible with assignments. They should be able to work collaboratively and creatively with a diverse group of individuals and departments within and beyond the law school.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library or information science from ALA-accredited graduate school or equivalent
  • Two to four years of demonstrated experience or knowledge of concepts, principles, and practice in library technical services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience with integrated library systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience with metadata tools, bibliographic data, cataloging standards, and quality control, in both print & digital environments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • User-focused and committed to service excellence

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated employment history or job skills that show knowledge of types and uses of legal materials and experience with bibliographic access to legal information
  • Work experience in an academic, research, or law library
  • Supervisory experience

Application Instructions: Application materials must be submitted via the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF02733. To ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received by April 15, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled.

UCD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct