NOCALL Job Postings

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10/15/2019 Competitive Intelligence Analyst, (Agency Listing), Virtual, USA or Canada

LAC Group’s virtual research team supporting top AmLaw 100 & 200 law firms and corporate clients is seeking a full-time Competitive Intelligence Analyst to support a busy business development division for a law firm with a diverse practice. This position reports directly to the Director of Information Services, but will work collaboratively with the Director of Business Development. This role requires someone who has demonstrably strong analytical and communication skills, and who is able to convey complex information simply and concisely. Attention to detail is imperative. Knowledge and experience with financial services, corporate transactions, litigation and IP is highly desirable. This position can be located anywhere in the USA or Canada.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize various sources/databases to compile a variety of intelligence briefings, dossiers, profiles, white papers and other actionable intelligence;
  • Lead high-level research and targeting projects firm-wide;
  • Monitor alerts and news flow to support proactive business development initiatives;
  • Conduct competitive intelligence and bench-marking research within an industry or among peer firms.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and more than five years’ experience in the workforce is required.
  • Experience in either a law firm, finance or investment banking environment is preferred.
  • Excellent client service orientation and listening skills, with comfort interacting with key business development and senior firm personnel.
  • Proven ability to organize and manage a diverse range of projects, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines (at times in high-pressure situations).
  • Meticulous methods of information acquisition, compilation, and communication (including the use of online information databases, tools and resources); attention to detail is imperative.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to cultivate meaningful team and stakeholder relationships. Diplomacy, intellectual curiosity and a positive attitude/sense of humor is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Word and PowerPoint, Excel and Sharepoint. Experience using Google Suite is also desired. Must have a working knowledge of other resources and tools including Manzama, Capital IQ, Pitchbook, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2IN9JHa


10/14/2019 Knowledge Management Staff Attorney, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Knowledge Management Staff Attorney

Contact email cs.la@sheppardmullin.com
Date posted October 11, 2019

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, an Am Law 100 international law firm, is seeking a Knowledge Management Staff Attorney to work at its headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles.

Successful candidate will possess a devotion to customer service, creative thinking, innovation, and team work.  This position will require someone with the ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects with varying levels of difficulty.
Qualifications:
JD is required. Three years progressive law library experience is preferred.  In addition to a JD, holding an MLS or related MA is highly desirable.  Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, SharePoint, and research databases (such as Lexis Advance, WestlawNext, Cheetah, BloombergBNA, etc.…) is required.  Proven ability to work independently or cooperatively is paramount.  Professional writing experience is preferred.  Competitive intelligence research experience is a plus.  Must be able to work extra hours upon request.  Must be able to lift boxes of 25 pounds.  Must be able to speak in person to professional audiences with as many as 200 attendees.
Duties:

  • Performs online and print legal and non-legal research (business, scientific, etc., …) and reference for attorneys and other personnel in multiple offices.
  • Creates and manages access to digital resources in SharePoint.
  • Creates and manages topic, practice, and KM web pages that combine various content forms sourced from multiple internal and external publishers.
  • Manages training programs and delivery of KM tools and content.
  • Participates in new resource vetting initiatives.
  • Other library related duties as needed and requested.

This position is exempt. We offer a professional environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Please email your resume and cover letter to cs.la@sheppardmullin.com.

EOE


10/09/2019 Research Analyst, Buchalter APC, Los Angeles or Irvine, CA

Responsibilities:

Performs legal, business and competitive intelligence research for attorneys, paralegals and staff, using a variety of electronic, digital and print resources. This can include both quick and in-depth complex case, statute, news, public records and company research which needs to be organized and disseminated in the most cost effective and timely manner.

Identifies electronic resources on Firm’s intranet and those in the print collection and develops research strategies for attorneys and other staff members.

Assists with collection development by evaluating new digital and online resources, assessing attorney information needs and usage patterns, and providing input on addition of new resources.Orders new titles as needed and maintains acquisition records for publishers and outside vendors.

Assists with maintaining our intranet research tiles and updating or adding new research links.

Assists in orientation of new attorneys to our research services, materials, procedures and policies.

Supports the Firm’s usage of our digital library and online databases by assisting in training, coordinating training sessions through vendor webinars, and trouble-shooting technical issues when possible.

Participates in projects that increase the value of our research and information services to the Firm.

Stays current with new and developing trends in research, technology and competitive intelligence.

Position Requirements:

 Masters in Library Science degree required. Business and Competitive Intelligence research experience preferred. Legal research required.

Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in research services in a law firm setting.

Experience using LEXIS Advance, LEXIS Practice Advisor, WESTLAW Edge, Bloomberglaw.com, Cheetah, Pacer, Practical Law, LEXIS Securities Mosaic, Law360 and HeinOnline.

Strong customer service skills, including the ability to prioritize requests with a high level of competency, accuracy, and attention to detail.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability for critical thinking and complex problem solving.

Strong work ethic and ability to maintain confidentiality.

Must have the ability to comprehend and summarize research results and deliver the most relevant information in a timely manner.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is required.

Buchalter APC offers a competitive salary, 401K, medical, vision, dental coverage, etc.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Lauren Clemente, Recruiting Manager at: lclemente@buchalter.com


09/24/2019 Law Library Director, Fresno County Law Library, Fresno, CA

The Fresno County Board of Law Library Trustees seeks applicants for a dynamic library director. The library director reports directly to an operating board of five judges, a member of the County Board of Supervisors and one attorney.

Founded in 1891, the Fresno County Law Library is a public law library operating under the California Business and Professions Code Sec. 6300 et seq.  It is an independent local government agency funded primarily by a share of the court’s civil filing fees.  The Fresno County Law Library is a progressive service-oriented institution with an operating budget of approximately $800,000 a year and a staff of four serving the legal community and residents of Fresno County.  The library is located in downtown Fresno within the main Superior Court building at 1100 Van Ness Avenue and is in close proximity to the county’s Family and Civil Courts, as well as the State Court of Appeals, Federal Bankruptcy and Eastern District Courts.

Find more information about library programs and services at the library website www.fresnolawlibrary.org

FRESNO COUNTY LAW LIBRARY DIRECTOR

QUALIFICATIONS:  A combination of a number of the following criteria would likely provide the required knowledge and skills to successfully perform the job duties:

  • JD or MLS degree or the equivalent from accredited schools and

five years of recent, progressively responsible, law library experience which have been in an administrative capacity;

  • Management and budgeting experience in a library setting;
  • Ability to speak and write effectively; analyze situations accurately and to adopt an effective course of action;
  • Understanding of accounting principles for government entities.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Plan and direct the operation of the County Law Library in accordance with policies adopted by the Board of Law Library Trustees and the Business and Professions Code, Division 3, Chapter 5.
  • Prepare the budget and financial statements including inventory records.
  • Prepare the annual report as required in Business and Professions Code Section 6349 and any other reports of interest and necessary to the operation of the library.
  • Serve as Secretary to the Board of Law Library Trustees and all standing or special committees of the Board.
  • Recommend to the Board of Trustees proposals for modifying, improving and expanding library services.
  • Direct the selection, training, assignment, performance evaluation, discipline and promotion of the library staff.
  • Supervise the expenditure of funds, including preparation of warrants, and keep all records including personnel, payroll, tax reports, accounts payable and ledgers.
  • Maintain the library collection by seeing that books and other legal materials are current, properly classified, and that necessary binding and repair work are completed.
  • Monitor use of all library resources and maintains security of the same.
  • Participate in the activities of professional library organizations including attendance of meetings or seminars held in the furtherance of continuing education and in support of the operation of the law library.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with library patrons, with County departments and other libraries.
  • Provide reference service to patrons including selection of books and explanation of text access and updating.  Reference assistance includes the use of electronic formats.

DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Leadership skills, including critical thinking, creativity and risk-taking, and the ability to constructively transmit those skills to staff;
  • Commitment to outreach and the excellent customer service addressing a diverse constituency;
  • Coordination of outreach and partnerships within the organization and with the outside community;
  • Public speaking, project management and negotiation skills;
  • Understanding of employment and personnel law issues;
  • The ability and desire to listen to the concerns of patrons, staff, court representatives, the Board, and the larger community;
  • Commitment to the profession of law librarianship.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits package includes health plan with shared premium cost, CalPERS retirement with shared employer and employee cost pursuant to the Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013.

HOW TO APPLY:  Submit cover letter, resume, three references and salary requirements to Peter K. Rooney, Fresno County Law Library, 1100 Van Ness Avenue, Fresno, CA 93724.  Email: prooney@fresnocountyca.gov Requests for confidentiality will be respected.  Applications accepted until 5 p.m. (P.T.) October 18, 2019.


09/23/2019 Legal Research Specialist, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles CA

Legal Research Specialist

Contact email:   cs.la@sheppardmullin.com

Date posted:      September 20, 2019

Description

The Los Angeles office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has an opening for a Legal Research Specialist. The Legal Research Specialist supports all Sheppard Mullin offices by providing high quality answers and solutions to a wide range of research and reference needs upon the request of all levels of firm personnel.  The successful candidate will possess a devotion to customer service, creative thinking, innovation, and team work.  This position will require someone with the ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects with varying levels of both difficulty and collaboration. As a Legal Research Specialist, your duties include: performing in-depth online and print legal and non-legal research and reference for attorneys and other personnel in multiple offices; utilizing cost effective techniques in research projects and educating internal patrons on such. You will engage with others on the team of information professionals to promote services, enhance existing services and resources, and develops new and innovative improvements. Research Specialists participate in new resource vetting initiatives and maintain professional skill level and continuing education. Involvement in professional associations is encouraged.

Basic Responsibilities

  • The Legal Research Specialist supports all Sheppard Mullin offices by providing answers, analyses, and solutions to a wide range of research and reference needs upon the request of all levels of firm personnel.
  • The Legal Research Specialist is required to demonstrate and maintain a devotion to customer service, creative thinking, innovation, and team work.
  • The Legal Research Specialist is required to demonstrate and maintain the ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects with varying levels of both difficulty and collaboration.
  • Legal Research Specialist duties include: performing in-depth online and print legal and non-legal research and reference for attorneys and other personnel in multiple offices; during regular business hours and additional weekend and extended hours as needed utilizing cost effective techniques in research projects and educating internal patrons on use of a variety of resources.
  • The Legal Research Specialist is required to participate with the team of information professionals to promote services, enhance existing services and resources, and develops new and innovative improvements.
  • Research Specialists participate in new resource vetting initiatives and maintain professional skill level and continuing education. Involvement in professional associations is encouraged.

Essential Qualifications:

An MLS and/or J.D. from an accredited institution required.  Two years progressive law library experience is preferred.  Demonstrable proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and legal research databases is required.  Proven ability to work both independently and cooperatively is paramount.  Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in all media is required.  Competitive intelligence and non-legal research experience is a plus.  Must be able to work weekends, extended hours, and holidays upon request.  Must be able to lift boxes of 25 pounds.  Must be able to speak in front of professional audiences. Occasional travel and overtime required as necessary.

We offer a professional environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Please email your resume and cover letter to cs.la@sheppardmullin.com.

EOE.


09/20/2019 Law Library Assistant, Superior Court of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, CA

JOB RECRUITMENT: LAW LIBRARY ASSISTANT

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 18, 2019 @ 3 PM

About the Position

The Superior Court of California, County of Santa Cruz is seeking qualified candidates to establish an eligibility list from which to fill a current vacancy for Law Library Assistant at its Santa Cruz location. Eligibility lists usually remain in effect for one year from the date the list is established or until there are fewer than three names on the list, whichever occurs first.

Under supervision of the Law Librarian, performs a wide variety of work assisting members of the community in accessing legal resources and library services; helps facilitate circulation and maintenance of the library collection; assists with and provides support with library administrative tasks.

About the Court

It is the mission of the Superior Court of Santa Cruz County to preserve and protect the rights and ideals of society through the interpretation and enforcement of the law, and provide equal access to justice through qquality service to the community. It is also the mission of the court to treat all persons in the judicial system with dignity and respect.

The Superior Court of Santa Cruz County has established a reputation as a leader in innovative court programs and as an organization committed to providing high-quality public service. The court consists of 12 judges, two commissioners, and approximately 130 staff, with an annual budget of approximately 15 million dollars.

There are three court locations in Santa Cruz County: the main courthouse near downtown Santa Cruz, the new Watsonville courthouse in downtown Watsonville, and the juvenile courthouse in the small, rural town of Felton.

About Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz County has 249,705 residents and is situated at the northern tip of Monterey Bay, 65 miles south of San Francisco, 35 miles north of Monterey, and 35 miles southwest of the Silicon Valley. Its natural beauty is present in the pristine beaches, lush redwood forests, and rich farmland. It has an ideal Mediterranean climate with low humidity and sunshine 300 days a year. There are four incorporated cities within Santa Cruz County. The City of Santa Cruz, with a population of 54,262, is the largest city in the county. Santa Cruz County is the Gateway to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, has 29 miles of beaches and includes six state parks and six state beaches. Its quaint shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities (sailing, fishing, golfing, tennis, hiking, etc.) provide a wealth of leisure activities.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This single incumbent class is distinguished from the higher class of Law Librarian in that the latter has the responsibility to plan and supervise all law library services.

Typical Tasks

  • Respond to requests from customers in-person, over the telephone, via email, and/or via mail
  • Provides information about local court processes and basic court procedures while understanding the concept of unauthorized practice of law.
  • Assist and instruct customers in the use of library resources, both in print and electronic
  • Provide instruction and assistance with legal research
  • Assists in the creation/preparation of legal informational packets
  • Assists in the creation/maintenance of informational handouts and library promotional materials
  • Assist with data gathering, input and analysis
  • Receive, prepare, and process invoices for library materials and services.
  • Update and maintain law library materials
  • Process new library materials
  • Check out books to customers; process returned books; oversee the return of overdue materials
  • Assist and instruct customers in the use of library equipment
  • Orient new users to library services and facilities
  • Perform clerical and administrative tasks as assigned

Requirements

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge and abilities would be:

Completion of an approved paralegal training program or two years of experience in the legal field that includes knowledge of various legal resource materials, their use, researching and drafting legal documents, or four years of customer service experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS

License Requirement: Possession of a valid California class C driver’s license, or the ability to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.

Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required.

Physical Demands:

  • Strength, dexterity, and coordination and/or ability to use a computer keyboard and read a video display terminal on a regular basis;
  • Ability to listen to verbal requests from the public and court staff, then respond appropriately;
  • Physical strength and dexterity for lifting and moving of objects weighing up to 40 lbs, such as: stacks of paper, books, and other materials;
  • Frequent need to reach for items above and below desk level, sometimes with the assistance of a ladder or step-stool;
  • Standing and sitting for long periods of time is periodically required.

Knowledge of

Candidates for this position must have the following working knowledge:

  • Effective customer service methods and techniques
  • Basic research methods
  • General practices, procedures and jurisdiction of California Courts
  • Key concepts of law and legal terminology
  • Computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Standard office practices and procedures
  • General library services, organization and functions
  • Basic telephone and reception desk etiquette
  • Basic arithmetic, including percentages and decimals
  • Basic cash handling procedures

Ability To

Candidates for this position must have the ability to:

  • Communicate verbally with people of various ages, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds and emotional states
  • Deal with the public in a fair, tactful and courteous manner
  • Establish priorities and adjust to work load changes within established guidelines
  • Ability to maintain composure and remain professional under stress
  • Learn legal research methods, such as locating legal reference citations
  • Understand, interpret and apply established library policies and procedures
  • Recognize and maintain confidentiality of information and reference services
  • Perform work with efficiency and accuracy
  • Perform work requiring strong attention to detail
  • Use sound independent judgment within established guidelines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Perform office support work, including typing, filing and data entry
  • Understand and follow written and oral directions
  • Learn new computer technology and applications

Working Conditions

The work environment is generally clean inside buildings with limited exposure to dust, fumes, odors, and noise. Periodic exposure to individuals who may be hostile and abusive; Periodic, regular, and/or occasional contact with employees in other court divisions, government agencies, the public and/or vendors that requires the ability to converse and respond appropriately to inquiries and requests. The ability to work independently as well as closely with others is required.

Selection

Only those candidates who submit a completed application packet (application, cover letter and resume) by 3 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019, and who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the written exam. Candidates who pass the written exam and whose applications are deemed best qualified will be certified to an eligibility list from which the hiring manager will select candidates for interview once there is a vacancy. In the event that the Court receives many applications, it reserves the right to limit the size of the applicant pool by selecting only those most qualified for the position.

Compensation and Benefits

The position of Law Library Assistant is classified as a union represented non-exempt  position that is compensated according to the following bi-weekly (80 hours per pay period) pay range:

Law Library Assistant $21.63 to $27.37/ hourly

The Court offers a generous benefits package, which includes life insurance, a choice of health plans, dental and vision insurance, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), paid holidays, and paid time off. Employees pay a portion of their own CalPERS retirement. Please contact the Human Resources department if you would like more specific benefits information.

Application Materials

Applications are available on our website: http://www.santacruzcourt.org (by clicking the link for “Employment”). For additional information please email the Court at hrinfo@santacruzcourt.org or call (831) 420-2275. The hearing impaired TDD# is (831) 429-5514. Application packets can be emailed to hrinfo@santacruzcourt.org or mailed to the following address:

Superior Court of California, County of Santa Cruz

Human Resources Department

701 Ocean Street, Room 110

Santa Cruz, California 95060

The Superior Court of Santa Cruz County is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment opportunity will be afforded to all qualified applicants or employees with respect to compensation and terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination.


09/16/2019 Instructional & Educational Technology Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Berkeley, CA

Open date: September 5th, 2019

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Position Working Title: Instructional & Educational Technology Librarian
Location: Berkeley, CA

Salary Range: Associate Librarian: $61,201 — $84,260 full-time fiscal year rate, based upon qualifications

This is a full-time potential career appointment.

Berkeley Law

The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Berkeley Law) is one of the nation’s premier law schools, located at one of the world’s great universities. The Law Library serves a faculty of more than 100, including tenured and tenure track, clinical, adjunct, visiting professors, and lecturers; more than 900 J.D. students; 250 LL.M. students; 150 Professional Track LL.M. students in the summer; graduate students from the School of Jurisprudence and Social Policy; and more than 100 visiting scholars each year. Berkeley Law is the home of the prestigious Robbins Collection, which specializes in religious and civil law, and includes rare books and manuscripts. The Law School has a wide variety of research centers, clinics, and projects.

The Berkeley Law Library seeks an Instructional & Educational Technology Librarian responsible for overall development and promotion of the Law Library’s instructional program. The position will join the vibrant and active Reference team, participate in regular reference activities, and support faculty research and scholarship.

Primary Responsibilities

Working under the supervision of the Law Library’s Director of Research & Reference Services, the Instructional & Educational Technology Librarian will plan, develop, coordinate, and direct all educational and instructional services provided by the Reference staff. These services include recurring and ad hoc law school class appearances; instruction for clinics, law journals, student groups, and research centers; special programming; and research consultation with individual faculty, students, and scholars in the Berkeley community. The position will support the law school’s teaching and research missions with a strong focus on experiential education, designed to prepare practice-ready law graduates. In addition to other assigned duties, the position will:

  • Assess current and emerging information and instructional technology, and advise on its appropriate use for legal research, reference, and teaching;
    ● Serve as the library’s primary resource to assist in integrating new technologies into legal research, instructional, and reference services;
    ● Oversee the development and maintenance of research and reference instructional tools, including online research guides, video tutorials, and handouts for presentations and programs;
    ● Serve regular and as-needed assigned desk hours at the library’s Reference Desk, with occasional assignments on weekends and holidays;
    ● In cooperation with other library staff, provide expertise in the development, implementation, and assessment of research and reference tools, policies, and procedures to the library, while monitoring external developments, best practices, and changing needs in these areas; and
    ● Participate in professional organizations and engage in service and scholarly activities at the local, regional, or national levels to maintain professional growth.

Advancement in the Librarian series at UC Berkeley is based in part on professional contributions beyond the primary assignment, e.g., active participation in University and professional settings, publications, or other research and creative activity. The successful candidate will show promise or evidence of such contributions.

Minimum Basic Qualification(s) (Required at the time of application):

  • Advanced degree

Additional Qualification(s) (Required by start date of job):

  • 2-4 years of experience working as a librarian or as a practicing lawyer in a firm or office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MLS, MIS, or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent international degree
    ● Demonstrated knowledge of and skill with library instructional technologies, including remote or asynchronous instruction
    ● JD from an ABA-accredited institution
    ● Experience as a licensed attorney with practice experience
    ● Experience providing reference service or research assistance and support in an academic or law firm (or related environment) library
    ● Familiarity with the collection’s core subject areas and with relevant literature to support research in these areas
    ● Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a team environment
    ● Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and ensure regular workflows
    ● Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as initiative and flexibility

The Law Library at the University of California, Berkeley, is committed to the support and encouragement of a multi-cultural environment and seeks candidates who can make positive contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

UC professional librarians are academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council – American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This position is in the bargaining unit.

Librarians are eligible for appropriate professional development leave, vacation leave, sick leave, and all other benefits granted non-faculty academic personnel.

Salary is commensurate with training and experience. The University offers excellent health and retirement benefits, which can be viewed online at http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu.

Application Procedure:

Please visit the following link to apply: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02258. Applicants must provide in AP Recruit the names and contact information for three (3) references.

Letters of reference and other materials may be requested of top candidates. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a dossier service or career center, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (https://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letters.

This position will remain open until filled.

If you have questions about the position, please contact academicpositions-law@berkeley.edu.

Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity. Qualified women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of California 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.

Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.; noting degrees and relevant work experience
  • Cover Letter – Cover letter detailing a statement of qualifications

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

For more details and instructions on how to apply, check out the link https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02258


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 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.


04/18/2019 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


04/11/2019 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.