NOCALL Job Postings

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05/19/2017 Principal Librarian, California State Library, Sacramento, CA

The California State Library is a small and dynamic state agency looking for employees who are interested in challenging but rewarding job opportunities. Our Witkin Law Library and Government Publications Section is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual for a Principal Librarian position. Please see our job bulletin and job duty statement for more information.

Final filing date is June 2, 2017.


05/17/2017 Scholarly Communication & Copyright Librarian, UC Berkeley Library, Berkeley, CA

The Library of the University of California, Berkeley seeks a creative, collaborative, and diligent individual to join our growing team supporting the campus with needs related to scholarly communication, copyright, and research-related information policy matters.

Basic information about the Scholarly Communication & Copyright Librarian position is provided below, but please find the full job posting and a description of requirements here: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01365.

The UC Berkeley Library is committed to supporting and encouraging a multicultural environment and seeks candidates who can make positive and imaginative contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.  We hope you’ll consider applying.

Brief Description:
The Library’s Office of Scholarly Communication Services (OSCS), established in 2016 and led by the Scholarly Communication Officer, helps scholars use, create, and publish scholarly information by providing guidance and support throughout the knowledge lifecycle.

Responsibilities:
Reporting to OSCS’ Scholarly Communication Officer and serving as a key member of the scholarly communication program, the Scholarly Communication & Copyright Librarian will bear the following essential job duties:

  • Consults with faculty, researchers, and students regarding scholarly communication and copyright-related research needs;
    ● Supports faculty, staff, and students with services, outreach, and instruction related to scholarly communication and publishing, including: copyright fair use and permissions; author rights; text & data mining; data publishing and licensing; information policy; research impact; institutional repositories and scholarly publishing platforms; affordable course content and open educational resources (OERs);
    ● Advances Library efforts to develop and promote copyright education programs and copyright best practices among faculty, researchers, and students;
    ● Helps advise UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students on submission of works to the UC system’s repository, eScholarship.org, and compliance with federal or funder access mandates;
    ● Serves as a Library & campus resource on issues related to open access scholarship and affordable course content or OERs, and conducts outreach and educational programming on these topics;
    ● Works with liaisons/subject librarians to develop educational materials and provide relevant outreach and programming to increase awareness about scholarly communication issues;
    ● Helps maintain OSCS reporting efforts, and develop and execute OSCS strategic directions;
    ● Monitors and reports on trends, legal requirements, and best practices regarding scholarly communication, public access to research and data, copyright-related scholarly publishing issues, and OERs;
    ● Participates in the Library’s Scholarly Communication Expertise Group and relevant Library- or campus-wide entities; and
    ● Contributes to OSCS’ web presence, tools, and materials.

05/10/2017 Librarian Relations Consultant, LexisNexis, San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Anaheim, or Pasadena CA

The Librarian Relations Consultant is responsible for driving research revenue and positively impacting use and preference within the assigned law firm accounts by understanding and communicating librarian client needs; training librarians on new and existing LexisNexis offerings; and generating leads for new products and content.Candidates can be located in San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Anaheim or Pasadena areas.

Responsibilities:

  1. Develops relationships with librarians in the assigned law firm territory to meet or exceed all goals.
  2. Uncovers and monitors the needs of the librarian marketplace through direct customer conversations, attending professional association meetings and reviewing librarian listservs and literature.  Communicates the findings from these experiences to LN management and product planners in order to help the company address, meet and exceed customer needs and concerns.
  3. Creates account plans to prioritize sales activities within the assigned territory.  Account plans are designed in conjunction with the sales teams to ensure alignment with overall plans and are continually updated to meet the changing needs of the business.
  4. Regularly communicates with the account sales team and other Specialists within the territory to understand account priorities, updated strategy and to share feedback.
  5. Identifies and shares leads and sales opportunities with account sales team and others as applicable to assist with advancing and closing new sales.
  6. Based on overall territory and account plans, acts as content expert to assist sales team members in Research contract negotiations.
  7. Promotes Lexis Advance, Newsdesk, and trains customers on other core products that are relevant for librarians. Delivers effective demonstrations and training, including articulating for the customer how the demo or training addresses their specific need(s).  Leads meetings via phone, in person and/or via WebEx.
  8. Responsible for working to resolve end-user issues related to core products.  etc.    Educates librarians about LexisNexis through public speaking activities, product demonstrations and represents LN at conferences and trade shows.
  9. Utilizes all required processes, tools, systems sales metrics and reporting tools.
  10. Identifies and understands LN solutions and associated product requirements.  Employs appropriate sales skills to ask customers probing questions to identify and understand their needs; and addressing through product solutions.
  11. Partners with account teams to assist with business reviews.
  12. Meets or exceeds goals and key objectives.
  13. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in information or library science
  2. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in the legal industry. Proficient user of online research services.
  3. Comprehensive knowledge of the professional law firm librarian marketplace.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills and highly developed written, oral and presentation skills.
  5. Strong probing skills that uncover customer needs, opportunities or problems, articulate concerns to LN contacts, and achieve problem resolution.
  6. Strong matrix management skills, including the ability to work cooperatively within a team and across the organization to achieve group and organizational goals.
  7. Ability to build strong enduring relationships with internal and external customers and team members.
  8. Demonstrated drive to sell/win, which includes overcoming obstacles to improve business results and performance levels to increase LN footprint in customer organizations.
  9. Requires local or overnight business travel up to 30% per month.
  10. Ability to lift or carry laptop and collateral sales materials of approximately 25 pounds.

Apply:
Candidates can email resumes to livia.wright@lexisnexis.com


05/03/2017 Librarian I, California Department of Justice, Oakland, CA
The Office of the California Attorney General is now hiring a Librarian I for its Oaklnad location. Please see the link for more details.Librarian – Oakland – http://tinyurl.com/n8bumje (Apply by 5/17/2017)
**NOTE**
You do not need to be on the State Librarian Exam list to apply for this position, all qualified librarians are encouraged to  apply.The position is posted as 12 Month Limited Term to allow interested candidates who have not yet taken the Supervising Librarian I state civil service exam to be considered.For questions about the position, the application process, or about the temporary authorization process, please feel free to contact the hiring unit contact listed on the posting.​


04/21/2017 Senior Competitive Intelligence Research Analyst, San Francisco CARopes & Gray LLP

The Senior Competitive Intelligence Research Analyst will provide advanced competitive intelligence research and analysis service for all research requests emanating from Client Relationship, Business Development, Practice Development, and Strategy departments. The incumbent will provide assistance to the Competitive Intelligence Research Program Coordinator by providing actionable information and competitive intelligence research and analysis on targeted prospects that align with the firm’s strategic priorities. The Senior Competitive Intelligence Research Analyst will be expected to have in-depth knowledge and the ability to stay abreast of industry trends, monitor financial data, and identify opportunities for the firm. The Senior Competitive Intelligence Research Analyst has a dotted line reporting line to the Competitive Intelligence Research Program Coordinator and a direct reporting line to the Senior Manager of Library Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct competitive intelligence, business strategy and business development research on targeted prospect companies, individuals, and industries
  • Assist the Competitive Intelligence Research Program Coordinator to synthesize research findings in support of the firm’s business development initiatives and ensure the information is packaged in crisp, clear and compelling deliverables
  • Provide proactive monitoring and alerting using a variety of sources to identify potential prospects and trends in various industry verticals and customer segments of interest to the firm
  • Work with Client Relationship, Business Development, Practice Development and Strategy departments to develop repeatable, scalable and sustainable processes to locate, research and provide customized reports on prospects that highlight key analysis and research findings
  • Stay abreast and current in the use of the most relevant and appropriate proprietary databases that directly relate to targeted research initiatives
  • Provide regular status reports on competitive intelligence research activities and accomplishments to both the Competitive Intelligence Research Program Coordinator and the Senior Manager of Library Services
  • Provide backup general research services to all members of the firm in all locations
  • Assist with local office orientation of legal staff in use and resources of the Library
  • Record regular activity reports and bill research time accordingly
  • Adhere to Library Services Best Practices

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES:

  • Ability to keep up with new competitive intelligence materials, changes in resources and techniques, and shifts in information demands; resourcefulness in obtaining needed materials and information
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and competitive intelligence communication skills coupled with analytical abilities of company information and data
  • Ability to research and organize data in a concise manner and keep abreast of industries, global economic information, legal and geopolitical trends
  • Commitment to providing high-quality business development and competitive intelligence research service to a large group of demanding users in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Strong written communication skills and ability to analyze and present complex information
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • MLS required; higher educational degree(s) considered; MBA desired
  • Minimum of five years of substantive research experience in a law firm or corporate library focusing on competitive intelligence and analysis
  • Proven ability to organize and manage a diverse range of business development and competitive intelligence projects and prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Advanced online research skills and knowledge of electronic and print business resources
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, organizing and distributing appropriate competitive intelligence and business development content to key stakeholders
  • Knowledge of foreign language(s) desired

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal office environment. Incumbent is expected to work the hours necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements.

To apply:  https://www.ropesgray.com/firm/careers/staff-hiring.aspx


04/20/2017 Research Analyst, Morrison & Foerster LLP,  San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Diego, Denver or New York

ID: 6313
Job Posting Title: Research Analyst
Location: Office Location Flexible

DESCRIPTION
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 in our San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Diego, Denver or New York offices.

THE OPPORTUNITY
The Research Analyst works as part of a firmwide team to provide substantive research expertise for client work and business development efforts. The Analyst participates in project team and ensures client service and satisfaction are attained in all areas of the position.

As part of a firmwide research team, provide substantive research expertise to support the firm’s practice areas and business development efforts, including strategic research related to markets, industries, and competitors.

  • Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.
  • Proactively and independently assess research requests and ensure that research meets stated and anticipated needs.
  • Ensure that library services are effectively promoted to attorneys and timekeepers.
  • Educate and advise attorneys, paralegals, and staff on sources and strategies for research.
  • Provide assistance in collection development and maintenance and library space utilization.
  • Participate in projects that increase the value of library services to the Firm.
  • Develop project management skills and may lead projects.
  • Track and record billable and non-billable time spent providing research services to library clients according to the Firm’s library billing policy. Close timenotes on a daily basis.

IDEAL CANDIDATE       

Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science or equivalent degree such as a J.D. or an M.B.A. strongly preferred plus a minimum of three years related experience, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Substantive 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.

Substantive experience in Intellectual Property research strongly 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!

APPLY HERE: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MOFO&cws=1&rid=6313


04/20/2017 Competitive Intelligence Manager, Morrison Foerster LLP, San Francisco, CA or New York

ID: 6314
Job Posting Title:  Competitive Intelligence Manager
Location: Office Location Flexible

DESCRIPTION
Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Competitive Intelligence Manager in our San Francisco or New York office.

THE OPPORTUNITY
The Competitive Intelligence Manager, in collaboration with the Firm’s Research and Business Development teams, provides leadership and defines and implements the strategic direction of the Firm’s Competitive Intelligence (CI) function. The CI Manager guides the efficient mining, development, reporting and use of CI to help drive growth and client service efforts.  The Manager supervises designated Research Services staff and ensures client service and satisfaction are attained in all areas of the position.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE

  • Lead the CI function to provide advanced company, industry, and competitor information and analysis to Firm Management, Practice Groups, individual attorneys, and Business Development department.
  • Provide guidance on resource selection to ensure that the Firm leverages state of the art technologies and methods to support business development efforts, including strategic research related to markets, industries, and competitors.  Help identify and evaluate research and intelligence products.
  • Responsible for detailed project management and creative development of business and competitive intelligence solutions.  Use project management skills to lead projects that increase the value of CI to the Firm.
  • Monitor industry trends, local market conditions, and competitors to support knowledge and communication of the Firm’s competitive position in the market.
  • Support business, client, competitive, and market intelligence with complex, on demand primary and secondary research.
  • Conduct analysis and document results.  Develop intelligence reports and briefing documents including data visualization tools and charts as appropriate.
  • Provide training and develop reference materials for BD team on CI resources and techniques.
  • Work with Director of Research Services and Firmwide Research Services Manager to demonstrate ROI on CI efforts.
  • Promote the services of the CI group to firm practice and service areas, while prioritizing and triaging CI workload effectively to leverage firm resources.
  • Continued development of CI techniques, templates, and best practices.
  • Manage workload effectively by delegating appropriately to direct report(s) and Research Services colleagues.
  • Demonstrate strong writing and editing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.
  • Proactively and independently assess research requests and ensure that research meets stated and anticipated needs.
  • Track and record billable and non-billable time spent providing research services to library clients according to the Firm’s library billing policy. Close timenotes on a daily basis.

TEAM MANAGEMENT
Ensure that staff is knowledgeable and trained on professional and technical matters.  Provide supportive coaching; set achievable, challenging team goals; develop skills of team members to ensure achievement of client service priorities.  Ensure team is structured effectively to meet client service objectives.

Promote consistency and fairness; maintain open door policy and facilitate open dialog.  Ensure Firm policies and practices are followed within team.  Prepare timely, substantive, and strategically aligned performance evaluations.  Identify and timely address employee relations and performance concerns within team; collaborate with Human Resources and management to support effective and appropriate resolution.  Participate in recruiting for department, including drafting position descriptions.

IDEAL CANDIDATE       

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science or equivalent degree plus a minimum of six years related experience, including substantive experience producing CI work product.

In-depth and specialized knowledge of the legal materials and databases used to support the Firm’s practice areas and research needs for client work and for CI and business development efforts.

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!

APPLY HERE:  https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MOFO&cws=1&rid=6314


04/18/2017 Research Librarian, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, San Francisco, CA

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Research Librarian, reporting to the Regional Director of California Research and Library Services.

This position will reside in the San Francisco, CA office and provide high-quality legal, business and law-related research and reference services to the firm’s attorneys, paralegals and other administrative professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to research requests from the firm’s attorneys and staff in a timely, effective, and efficient manner;
  • Provide guidance and training on the efficient use of firm resources and orientations;
  • Monitor litigation, transactions, news, legislation and regulatory developments;
  • Develop and maintain proficiency using all library online and print resources in an efficient and cost-effective manner;
  • Keep current with changes and developments in information resources;
  • Write practice guides, checklists and research tips;
  • Assist the Library Manager with special projects;
  • Develop and share new research strategies and best practices;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

This job requires:

  • A Master’s degree in Library Science (ALA accredited preferred), and
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in law library research.
  • Proficiency with research databases including Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Intelligize/Securities Mosaic, Intelliconnect/Cheetah, PACER, etc.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge skills and abilities:

  • The ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • A strong customer service orientation;
  • Demonstrated interest in personal professional development;
  • The ability to maintain client confidentiality;
  • Must be able to complete research projects independently and work with other firm librarians as a member of our national library team;
  • Excellent research skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills, excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and creative problem-solving skills;
  • Experience supporting the following practice groups is a plus:  Corporate, Intellectual Property, Investment Management, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Antitrust, Employee Benefits, Structured Finance and/or Tax;
  • Experience researching legislative intent is also a plus.

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting “Careers.” :

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25936&siteid=5172&AReq=1057BR

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


04/13/2017 Supervising Librarian I, California Department of Justice, San Francisco, CA

**CORRECTED NOTICE**The Supervising Librarian I position for the California Attorney General’s San Francisco legal office has been re-posted with an application deadline of May 3.

See the posting at http://tinyurl.com/mbguqu8

**NOTE**
You do not need to be on the State Librarian Exam list to apply for this position, all qualified librarians are encouraged to  apply.

The position is posted as 12 Month Limited Term to allow interested candidates who have not yet taken the Supervising Librarian I state civil service exam to be considered.

For questions about the position, the application process, or about the temporary authorization process, please feel free to contact the hiring unit contact listed on the posting.​


04/04/2017, Research Specialist, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, & Feld LLP, Los Angeles or San Francisco CA
Job Title: Research Specialist
Office: Los Angeles or San Francisco
DepartmentResearch & Information Services
Reports ToResearch Services Manager
FLSA StatusExempt
Schedule: Core Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., M-F, unless otherwise approved; additional hours as required

GENERAL SUMMARY:  Under general supervision of the Research Services Manager and following prescribed department, office and firm procedures, the Research Specialist is responsible for responding to user requests for all types of assistance.  The Research Specialist is expected to serve as a positive role model and mentor, and to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s clients, attorneys, advisors and staff, and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.  Above all, the Research Specialist must fulfill the needs of the firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm’s Core Values.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties are performed throughout every work day, as necessary):

  • Perform reference and research duties, including responding to user requests for information from internal and external resources, onsite and offsite materials, and print and non-print media; supports research needs of attorneys, paralegals, and marketing , particularly for the firm’s Environmental, Financial Restructuring, IP, and Real Estate practices.
  • Perform online searches using such external databases as Westlaw, LexisAdvance, Docket Navigator, Lex Machina, DebtWire, Bloomberg among others.
  • Analyze internal and external data sources for use in the firm’s business intelligence efforts.
  • Coordinate interlibrary loans, including responding to incoming requests from other firms;.
  • Perform electronic current awareness monitoring, analyzing the results and providing appropriate information to attorneys.
  • Coordinate with assigned practice groups and departmental staff in the recommendation and consolidation of practice group’s resources, including both recommendations for purchase and cancellation.

OTHER ESSENTIAL DUTIES (Duties are performed periodically, as necessary):

  • Handle requests from management, and attorneys from other firm offices, both domestically and internationally.
  • Provide back-up coverage in the event of other department staff member absences.
  • Schedule and follow-up on online database training for attorneys, paralegals and others, including initial skills assessment.
  • Maintain awareness of current legal and business research materials, techniques and resources; build research skills in new areas of the law.
  • Assist in resolving technical problems and issues, as appropriate.
  • Handle administrative and other projects as assigned.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Substantive reference and research skills including familiarity with the wide range of legal and business materials found in a various practices
  • Substantive understanding of legal literature, its organization and availability in a multitude of formats
  • Familiarity with standard business print and online resources
  • Familiarity with emerging technologies and their licensing methods
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word, and document management systems
  • Proficiency on office equipment used on a regular basis including computers, printers, copy machines, facsimile machines and telephones
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through completion
  • Ability to meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities
  • Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform mathematical functions – add, subtract, multiply, divide, percentages
  • Ability to work with a wide range of people in a team setting
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships within the department, office and firm
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with clients, vendors and others outside the firm
  • Strong service orientation
  • Commitment to the office and firm
  • Commitment to professional growth

EDUCATIONAL/JOB EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master of Library Science degree required; J.D. from accredited institution a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years law firm library experience

To Apply Please Click Here: https://careers.akingump.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3&FilterJobCategoryID=15&FilterJobID=154


04/03/2017, Reference Position, UC Davis School of Law Library, Davis, CA

Reference Position:

The UC Davis School of Law Library seeks a full-time career Reference Librarian (Represented). 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’s collection and staff are housed in King Hall on the Davis campus. The Library has access to more than 10,000 databases which are provided through its library licenses, campus, and UC-wide license agreements.

APPLY
To apply and more information about the position, please see https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01527. This position will remain open until filled. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and has a strong commitment to diversity.


03/28/2017, Research Librarian , Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, San Francisco, CA

1057BRResearch Librarian , Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, San Francisco, CA

Full Time

DESCRIPTION:

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Research Librarian, reporting to the Regional Director of California Research and Library Services.

This position will reside in the San Francisco, CA office and provide high-quality legal, business and law-related research and reference services to the firm’s attorneys, paralegals and other administrative professionals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Respond to research requests from the firm’s attorneys and staff in a timely, effective, and efficient manner;
  • Provide guidance and training on the efficient use of firm resources and orientations;
  • Monitor litigation, transactions, news, legislation and regulatory developments;
  • Develop and maintain proficiency using all library online and print resources in an efficient and cost-effective manner;
  • Keep current with changes and developments in information resources;
  • Write practice guides, checklists and research tips;
  • Assist the Library Manager with special projects;
  • Develop and share new research strategies and best practices;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This job requires:

  • A Master’s degree in Library Science (ALA accredited preferred), and
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in law library research.
  • Proficiency with research databases including Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Intelligize/Securities Mosaic, Intelliconnect/Cheetah, PACER, etc.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge skills and abilities:

  • The ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • A strong customer service orientation;
  • Demonstrated interest in personal professional development;
  • The ability to maintain client confidentiality;
  • Must be able to complete research projects independently and work with other firm librarians as a member of our national library team;
  • Excellent research skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills, excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and creative problem-solving skills;
  • Experience supporting the following practice groups is a plus: Corporate, Intellectual Property, Investment Management, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Antitrust, Employee Benefits, Structured Finance and/or Tax;
  • Experience researching legislative intent is also a plus.

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com  and selecting “Careers.”

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


03/16/2017, Director of Knowledge Management, Mountain View or San Francisco, CA (Agency Listing)Please contact: Eric Martinez, Director of Recruitment, at Glenmont Group for more information.
Eric.Martinez@GlenmontGroup.com
(973)233-4378
Director of Knowledge Management
Mountain View OR San Francisco, CA
Regular Full-Time

Our client’s Knowledge management team has an opening for a Knowledge Management Director to join our team of attorneys, technologists, researchers and business analysts to help shape the future of delivering legal services to our cutting edge clients.
In coordination with the Senior Director, the Director is responsible for the oversight of the Knowledge Management Department including Knowledge Management Attorneys, Business Analysts and the Research & Intelligence (formerly the Library) groups.

The KM Director will:

  • Be a collaborative leader on the KM management team responsible for executing KM strategy that drives revenue growth and improves client experience.
  • Leads KM Attorneys, Business Analysts and related department managers to develop user centered business solutions which improve internal and external client experience.
  • In consultation with the Senior Director, firm practice groups and staff groups help to establish efficient and effective processes for maintaining and leveraging the knowledge of the firm to provide better results to clients.
  • Direct knowledge attorneys and other specialists in:  – Collecting and automating firm documents and processes – Building firm knowledge sharing systems that provide contextual information to fee-earners and clients when and where needed – Integrating, supporting and coordinating the firm’s knowledge and business processes
  • Collaborate with team members and other departments to establish creative solutions to business problems that meet firm objectives.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge Management
  • Change Management
  • Design Thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Management and mentoring skills
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships
  • Ability to work effectively and creatively under time constraints
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated team player with a strong interest in learning, creating efficient processes and a seamless user experience.
  • MBA, MLIS, JD or combination
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and SharePoint
  • Advanced knowledge of Relevant technology systems and applications used in law firms and/or legal departments

Five to eight years of knowledge management, legal practice, legal operations, or analytical experience in a law firm, legal department or corporate setting preferred.

Please contact: Eric Martinez, Director of Recruitment at Glenmont Group for more information.

Eric.Martinez@GlenmontGroup.com

(973)233-4378


03/10/2017 Supervisory Librarian, ASRC Mission Solutions (ASMS), San Francisco, CA

LINK:
https://asrcfederal.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=17000434

DESCRIPTION:
ASRC Mission Solutions (ASMS), a Subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding Company, is current seeking a Supervisory Librarian in San Francisco, CA.

ASRC Mission Solutions holds a nationwide contract for library and records management services with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  ASMS librarians, record managers and support staff collect, organize and maintain library and records materials, safeguard Confidential Business Information (CBI), maintain Superfund Record Centers, manage the EPA Docket Center operations, provide National Records and Content Management Branch Support, assist EPA and external customers with document delivery/ILL, reference and research services, etc.

KEY ROLE:

  • Support the reference and research needs of EPA staff and the public for information.
  • Answer reference questions using a variety of print and online resources and provide interlibrary loan and document delivery services to EPA patrons.
  • Circulate library materials and maintain circulation records.
  • Supervise, hire and evaluate library staff and perform outreach and marketing support for the Library.
  • Provide training to library patrons as needed.
  • Maintain library statistics and other records to document work performed.
  • Provide written and statistical reports as required and participate in the EPA Library Network via teleconferences, library workgroups, etc.
  • Catalog library materials using OCLC and update local catalog records in EPA’s Online Library System (OLS) as needed.
  • Inventory library materials and provide input for collection development policy and acquisitions.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s degree in Library Science from a ALA-accredited institution.
  • 2 years of experience providing professional librarian services, in a special, legal, or government library preferred.
  • Background working with legal or scientific reference materials and electronic resources desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, databases and office applications (MS Office Suite).
  • Proficiency with internet searching and research
  • S. citizenship or permanent resident status and ability to pass a government sponsored background check.

 ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in preparing analytic reports and statistics, use of applications such as Excel and development of logical express and database queries.

 ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


03/08/2017 Librarian, Silicon Valley, (Agency Listing)

Job Description
Our client has an opening for a Librarian in its Silicon Valley office.Job Responsibilities

  • Manage vendor contracts and negotiate contracts based on need and usage
  • MCLE tracking and event coordination
  • Monitor expenses and subscriptions
  • Evaluate current subscriptions to continually assess need and justify costs
  • Oversee the legal, business and financial research using print and electronic resources
  • Manage Library Assistant
  • Reduce print collection and introduce digital sources based on need
  • Evaluate library systems and create process and workflow efficiencies
  • Collaborate with staff in other offices assigned to assist Librarian
  • Document retrieval and interlibrary loan
  • Catalogue print and digital content
  • Account and password management for all online sources
  • Develop in-house training for professional staff and coordinate vendor research training sessions
  • Special projects as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of experience in a librarian position in a multi-practice (corporate, finance, M&A, etc.)  law firm
  • Excellent knowledge of legal and business databases and electronic resources such as LexisNexis, Bloomberg BNA, PLC, Knowledge Mosaic, Wolters Kluwer Databases, Checkpoint, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong work ethic with proven organizational and administrative skills
  • Working knowledge of bibliographic classification systems and cataloging rules
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • Capacity to handle multiple requests with conflicting deadlines in a results-driven environment

Educational Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.

Schedule

  • Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Status

  • Full Time, Exempt.

Benefits
In addition to offering competitive salaries, we also offer an excellent benefit package, which includes full medical, dental and vision coverage; 401(k) with employer match; Flexible Spending Account and Paid Time Off.

To apply, please contact:

Catherine Ghent
Email: taylorlb@taylorlib.com
Taylor & Associates
964 San Pablo Avenue
Albany CA 94706


03/08/2017 Research Specialist, Shearman & Sterling LLP, San Francisco, CA

Shearman & Sterling LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms. We gained that reputation due to the outstanding achievements of our entire global workforce—our lawyers, legal assistants, and the professionals who support them. Our Professional Support staff is a key contributor to the success of the firm, whether in IT, finance, marketing, human resources or operations.

Shearman & Sterling LLP remains at the forefront of the legal profession since its founding in 1873. Anticipating the forces that affect business and responding to our clients’ needs has been one of our greatest strengths. Our extensive international platform enables us to represent clients from offices in the world’s key financial centers. Today, we advise leading corporations, financial institutions, governments, and state-owned enterprises on the legal matters they face around the globe. The firm’s pioneering spirit has created a diverse foundation and legal practice of unsurpassed global reach.

Shearman & Sterling LLP is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race or color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender or gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Title: Research Specialist

Role Summary

Provide legal and business research for attorney and administrative staff primarily in the San Francisco and Menlo Park offices with support for the Americas and Global offices (New York, Washington D.C., Toronto, Sao Paulo, and Asia).

Key Responsibilities

  • Function as a research generalist with a focus on litigation, corporate, intellectual property, and business development.
  • Collection management and distribution.
  • Manage Bay Area invoice preparation and budget planning with the local office Accountant and Coordinator of Technical Services in New York.
  • Conduct attorney research orientation in collaboration with the Sr. Information Specialist in New York.
  • Order and delete passwords and attorney handbooks according to publication schedules and attorney requests.
  • Liaison with content vendors for training and targeted development programs.
  • Utilize SyndneyEnterprise ILS (integrated library systems) for check-in, distribution, invoices, and cataloguing.
  • Supervise the Library update services.
  • Track all research requests using DTE and Symphony Request tracker.
  • Participate in the RIS team bi-weekly meeting conference call off hours

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Executive presence and superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and extended working hours, as needed.
  • Comfortable with Excel, Wiki and blog updates.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to grow professionally.
  • Comfortable taking direction.
  • Comfortable independently building relationships.
  • Participate in weekend research coverage as scheduled on a quarterly basis.
  • Possess a working knowledge of search methodology and research process systems by:
    • Conducting effective reference interviews. (objectivity)
    • Locating Information – electronic and print. (currency and coverage)
    • Identifying and refining search logic systems (Boolean, natural language, crowd sourcing).
    • Facilitating communication and consultation.
    • Evaluating relevancies, authority and accuracy.
    • Maintaining effective note taking for timekeeping and reporting updates.
    • Preparing project debriefs.

Education & Experience

  • MLS or MLIS graduate or actively enrolled in a Masters of Library & Information Science program requi
  • Experience in an academic, court or private law library is required.
  • Understanding of Financial and Capital Mark
  • Secondary Language skills a plus (Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese preferred)
  • Some supervisory experience or project management experience.
  • Comfortable with – Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

 Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. and participate in shelf audits requiring shifting and relocation of materials.
  • Willing to work overtime as projects require and participate in weekend coverage as needed on a quarterly basis.
  • Occasional travel to attend professional development programs, training or conferences as supported by the firm.
  • Participate in the Mid-size Law Group monthly meeting.
  • Participate in NoCALL Northern California Association of Law Libraries.

 Job Type

  • Regular/Part-time: Monday – Friday; 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • San Francisco 4 days per week; Menlo Park 1 day per week

Job Contact

For additional information or to apply to the position, please contact:

mycareer_us@shearman.com


01/30/2017 Emerging Technologies Research Librarian, Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, CA

The Emerging Technologies Research Librarian     https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/5341

Heafey Law Library at Santa Clara University School of Law is looking to fill a vacant research librarian position. The Emerging Technologies Research Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research services to law school faculty, students, staff, and library card holders. This position places particular emphasis on technology based-services for both research and law office use, and maintains web-based content for the library while spearheading digital initiatives and services.  You can apply for the position using the link above.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Prano Amjadi (pamjadi@scu.edu)

Duties and Responsibilities

Research and Reference Support (40%)
1. Provides reference services to law school faculty, students and staff as well as attorney patrons; involves working weekend, holiday, and evening hours.
2. Assists in the creation of subject-specific research guides, pathfinders, and library user guides.
3. Serves as a Library Liaison for assigned faculty members; assisting faculty with online/electronic research, inter-library loans and other research as needed, maintains bibliographies of faculty materials.
4. Assists in the online promotion of faculty scholarship, student symposia, and student journals.
5. Conducts library tours as requested.
6. Provides individual bibliographic instruction as required.

Teaching and Instruction (20%)
1. Develop and teach a law technology course.  If interested also teach advanced legal research courses in rotation with the other research librarians.
2. Create assignments and course development.
3. Evaluate student performance and class effectiveness.
4. Market classes to law students.

Technology Based Projects (20%)
1. Develops and maintains the content, styling, and electronic services provided by the law library’s website.
2. Develops computer-based tutorials, screen casts, and presentations for classroom, and online, usage.
3. Maintains the law school’s institutional repository; including collecting archival materials, uploading student journals, faculty scholarship, events/symposia, historical materials, and other collections.
4. Develops digital initiatives and Library 2.0 projects.
5. Works extensively with student journal editors; assists in the promotion of online journals, works to increase citation rate and overall journal rankings.
6. Maintains the library’s chat and instant-messaging reference services.

Collection Management and Assessment (15%)
1. Identifies new titles for acquisition, based on assigned subject areas.
2. Collects, records, and makes data-driven decisions related to holdings and use of collections within given subject areas.
3. Collaborates with other law librarians to assess usefulness and quality of library collections.
4. Consults with staff in technical services and information services regarding collection problems.

Service and Scholarship (5%)
1. Serves on and/or chairs law school, university, and joint library committees, working groups, and task forces.
2. Participation in local, regional, and national professional organizations.
3. Works with local and national service organizations.
4. Conducts research, and produces scholarship, related to legal research; presents at conferences; publishes research and other scholarly materials.

Knowledge
1. Knowledge of emerging issues and technologies in legal research.
2. Knowledge of scholarly communication issues.
3. Knowledge of information technology tools, including those used in library initiatives and law office technologies.
4. Experience providing in-person and virtual reference services.
5. Knowledge of law school curriculum and resources
6. Knowledge of core legal collections, legal databases, and legal publishers.
7. Knowledge of basic word processing, spreadsheet and email systems.

Skills
1. Demonstrated competency in both in-person and virtual reference work, preferably in an academic law library.
2. Demonstrated ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively, as a team member and independently.
3. Excellent organization and time management skills.
4. Excellent interpersonal, oral, written, and presentation skills for communicating in multiple formats with a wide range of constituencies.

Abilities
1. Ability to speak in front of groups of people.
2. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Education
MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program
J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.

Years of Experience
Two years in an academic law library required. Some law firm experience preferred.


01/26/2017 Research Analyst, Sidley Austin LLP, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Chicago, NY

# of Openings Remaining: 2
Recruiting Location
US-NY-New York
US-DC-Washington
US-IL-Chicago
US-CA-Los AngelesDepartment
Library and Research ServicesOffice
New YorkMore information about this job:Summary:
The Research Analyst will provide high-quality, in-depth legal and non-legal research using online and print resources. S/he will liaise with assigned practice area teams by providing key actionable insights that can be used to support better decisions through topic-specific research and analytic results.This role may be based in our New York, Chicago, Los Angeles or Washington D.C. office. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct high-level, customizable research and analytics in legal, business and other subjects.
  • Serve as practice, subject, and/or industry research specialist in areas aligned with the firm’s practice and business; use this expertise to proactively support Practice Area Teams (PAT) as the assigned liaison.
  • Provide training on research strategies and resources as requested; develop, plan, coordinate and deliver presentations to assigned PAT and other groups, on recent developments, current awareness and research tools and other topics; contribute to the preparation of instructional and department marketing material.
  • Participate in collection development including new databases, websites and print material; prepare resource review report as assigned: coordinate user surveys, analyze usage, compare resource with other firm resources and competing products to make informed recommendations for renewal or cancellation.
  • Keep up to date on industry current trends and best practices.
  • Occasional evening and weekend coverage is required as part of team rotation.
  • Work on special projects or any other duties assigned to fully meet the requirements of this position.

Qualifications:

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email staffrecruiting@sidley.com (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Required:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited university.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a research environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school or other advanced degree.
  • Strong technical skills, including familiarity with SharePoint, MS Office, social media, graphic editors, and other related technology tools.

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • The ability to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Apply Here: https://careers-sidley.icims.com/jobs/3706/research-analyst/job


01/18/2017 Law Library Administrator, El Dorado County Law Library, Placerville, CA

Position: Law Library Administrator
Salary: $18.00 per hour
Benefits: Sick leave per Board policy. No other benefitsFiling Deadline: 01/27/2017DEFINITION:
This is an administrative position managing the operations of the El Dorado County Law Library as directed by the Law Library Board of Trustees (“BOT”). The Law Library is located on Main Street in Placerville, California. The Law Library also has a self-help computer terminal located at the County Library South Lake Tahoe branch.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Regular and timely attendance is an essential function to this position. Qualified applicants are persons capable of working productively and independently and who possess good interpersonal skills for effective and professional interaction with the general public, public agencies, and professional organizations. Qualified applicants are persons who can successfully perform under stressful conditions. This position requires strong analytical skills and the ability to review, interpret, develop and apply internal and statutory policies and procedures. This position requires prolonged sitting and standing, as well as walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, stooping, lifting and climbing stairs.EMPLOYMENT AT-WILL:
This is an “at-will” position. The incumbent serves at the discretion of the Law Library and employment may be terminated at any time without advance notice or cause.DUTIES:
Manage the operations of the Library as directed by the (Cal. Bus. Prof. Code § 6345), including not limited to:

  • Organizing and monitoring the use of all library resources and maintaining of the library’s contents during business hours;
  • Providing reference services to patrons, assisting patrons with use of the library’s resources (print and electronic materials) and providing information about other resources in the community;
  • Preparing all reports required by State law or at the direction of the BOT and maintaining appropriate records, including but not limited to:
    • Monthly reports to the BOT (including budget and other financial statements);
    • Annual Report to the County Board of Supervisors per Cal. Bus. & Code §6349;
    • Annual Inventory Report to the County Auditor;
    • Any annual audit reports required for insurance renewals; and
    • Any other reports necessary for the operation of the library or otherwise requested by the BOT
  • Serving as the Secretary to the BOT, including scheduling and noticing the meeting, preparing and distributing the Agenda packet pursuant to the requirements of California open meeting law, and taking and preparing the minutes. The meetings are usually held once per month after hours.
  • Maintaining the Law Library print collection as directed by the BOT and making recommendations for modifying, improving and expanding services and library materials
  • Managing and negotiating contracts for print and electronic materials, technology purchases, equipment purchases, equipment and building maintenance, and janitorial services.
  • Serving as the Filing Officer for the BOT Code of Ethics pursuant to the requirements of Cal. Gov. Code§§ 81000-91014 as interpreted by the California Fair Political Practices Commission. The administrator is also required to file an annual Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) disclosing any potential conflicts of interest.
  • Supervising extra help staff and volunteers, including training, scheduling and coordination of their duties.
  • Maintaining all appropriate records, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, banking, petty cash, pers01mel, payroll, tax reports, and fund reconciliation.
  • Monitoring monthly filing fee revenue deposit reports provided by the County Auditor, financial reporting for outside bank accounts, and processing miscellaneous revenue for deposit with the County Treasurer.
  • Maintaining positive working relationships with coworkers, Trustees, patrons, professional organizations and other community partners. This includes some collaboration with local legal aid and self-help services and local bar association.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative experience working in a professional setting and demonstrated knowledge or capacity to knowledge of advanced legal research techniques and methodologies in both print and on-line resources. In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired after November 6, 1968, are required to present to the BOT, at the time of appointment, original documents which show satisfactory proof of (1) identity and (2) U.S. Citizenship or a legal authorization to work in the United States. Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License and proof of required levels of automobile insurance. Felony and misdemeanor convictions MAY BE disqualifying for employment in this position.

HOURS:
40 hours per week (M-F 8 to Noon, 1 to 5pm). No weekend work. Must also attend a monthly after hours Board meeting and any other meetings as directed by the Board. Periodic travel to the branch in South Lake Tahoe.

COMPENSATION:
$18.00 per hour. Sick leave accrual pursuant to CA law and the Board’s written policy. No benefits.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter, resume, and three references to the El Dorado County Law Library Board of Trustees. Email, hand deliver, or mail must be received or postmarked no than 1/27/17 at the following addresses:

Emailedlawlibrary@gmail.com

Hand delivery or Mail –
El Dorado County Law Library
550 Main Street, Suite A
Placerville, CA 95667

Please do not direct any phone calls to the Law Library regarding your application. Questions may be submitted via email at the address above but a response cannot be guaranteed.

Applicants with Disabilities: Reasonable accommodations will be made for applicants with disabilities consistent with applicable law.

The El Dorado County Law Library is an equal opportunity employer. The Law Library is a Drug Free Workplace.


01/17/2017 Research Manager, Sidley Austin LLP, Los Angeles
# of Openings Remaining :  1
Recruiting Location:  US-CA-Los Angeles
Department: Library and Research Services
Office: Los AngelesMore information about this job:Summary:
The Research Manager mentors Research Team members, by assisting in more complex research tasks, helping to understand legal topics, and encouraging participation in professional and legal educational opportunities. The Research Manager will oversee and handle more involved or time-sensitive research requests, as well as manage the team for specific projects.Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day to day management of local Research Team; assigning of requests; consulting on more complex requests; mentoring team members for growth and development of research skills, legal and other topical knowledge.
  • Ensure standards and best practices are understood and implemented by Research Team to provide consistent, high-level research results and analysis to the firm’s attorneys, staff and clients.
  • Provide extensive legal, business, other specialized and general research and analysis assistance to patrons when needed.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate direct reports.
  • Serve as practice, subject and/or industry research specialist in areas aligned with the firm’s practice and business; use this expertise to proactively support a Practice Area Team (PAT) as the assigned liaison.
  • Provide training on research strategies and resources as requested; develop, plan, coordinate and deliver presentations to assigned PAT and other groups, on recent developments, current awareness and research tools and other topics; conduct library orientations for attorneys, paralegals, and other firm staff; participate in planning and presentation of educational sessions for attorneys, firm staff and internal department staff
  • Participate in collection development including new databases, websites and print material; prepare resource review report as assigned: coordinate user surveys, analyze usage, compare resource with other firm resources and competing products to make informed recommendations for renewal or cancellation.
  • Prepare and coordinate creation of instructional and marketing materials, including research guides and competitive intelligence dossiers.
  • Keep up to date on industry current trends and best practices.
  • Occasional evening and weekend coverage is required as part of team rotation.
  • Work on special projects and any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email staffrecruiting@sidley.com (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Required:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited university.
  • Minimum 5 year experience in a law library, concentrating on research and reference services or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school or other advanced degree.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Strong technical skills, including familiarity with SharePoint, MS Office, social media, graphic editors, and other related technology tools.

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • The ability to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Apply Here: link