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06/20/2017 Circulation Assistant (Law Library), University of California Hastings College of the Law,
San Francisco, CA
CIRCULATION ASSISTANT
Law LibraryThe University of California Hastings College of the Law was founded in 1878 as the law department of the University of California and was the first law school in California. Over the years, it has built a legacy and reputation of being a preeminent institution comprised of renowned faculty committed to the study of legal theory and research, preparing students for careers in the judicial system, public service, and industry. The College is redefining legal education through an experiential, interdisciplinary, and international approach to the law. By integrating rigorous academics with hands-on practice, the College is preparing its graduates to tackle the legal challenges—and leverage the opportunities—of the 21st century.Under the supervision of the Access Services Librarian, the Circulation Assistant plays a key role in managing the day-to-day operations of the Library’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Department and participates in the Circulation and Course Reserve activities of the Law Library. This includes processing and monitoring requests for U.C. Hastings’ materials from borrowing institutions, conducting interlibrary loan training orientations for U.C. Hastings student journal members, maintaining interlibrary loan lending/borrowing statistics, and maintaining and updating a departmental procedures manual. Also, provides Circulation Desk support to include the registration of new patrons, processing of overdue notices, handling recalls and requests, course reserves and the check-out of all materials, as well as performing other duties as assigned by the Access Services Librarian and the Deputy Director of the Library.Requires a Bachelor’s degree, excellent interpersonal, written/oral communication, analytical and problem solving skills, and ability to interact well with a wide variety of patrons and to work collegially with the entire library staff. Must be able to learn quickly, apply new technical skills and work daytime hours. Prefer experience working in an academic and/or law library setting, along with customer service experience and knowledge of library policies and procedures, including automated circulation systems and information technology.This part-time, benefited opportunity offers a salary range of $22.98-$32.39/hour (commensurate with qualifications) plus an excellent benefits package. To learn more and to apply, go to: http://uchastings.edu/about/admin-offices/human-resources/docs/current-openings/CirculationAssistantLibraryMay2017.pdf.

Failure to provide the information as required on the application form, including attaching a cover letter and a resume, shall immediately disqualify an applicant from employment consideration. This position is open until filled. UC Hastings College of the Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


06/20/2017 Reference Librarian, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA

 

Stanford Law School is seeking applications for a newly created Reference Librarian position in the Robert Crown Law Library. Librarians who are interested in joining an outstanding team supporting world-class research and teaching through a combination of traditional and new collections and services are encouraged to apply.Working under the supervision of the Head of Public Services, SLS reference librarians are responsible for providing premier-level reference service and research instruction. Our reference librarians receive an array of requests for assistance from our faculty and students. The reference team collaborates on a wide range of academic projects and instructional resources, including sophisticated, in-depth research supporting faculty scholarship.

The reference librarians are actively engaged in teaching, and comprise the core of the legal research instruction to first year students. Reference librarians may also teach advanced research courses. Advanced research training is also offered in a variety of formats, often in small group presentations to doctrinal and clinic courses.

Other duties include: participation in the evaluation and selection of information resources; creating, editing, and publishing bibliographies, guides, web pages, and library displays to engage our users in furtherance of the law library’s research mission. Reference librarians are encouraged and supported to seek opportunities for professional growth and education evolvement, both here in the education-rich Bay Area and nationally.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• JD required; Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies strongly preferred;
• Candidates must have knowledge of basic legal research sources and be skilled at using all manner of research materials;
• Candidates with 1-2 years relevant experience, including legal practice or teaching experience, will receive preferred consideration; Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language also preferred;
• Knowledge of relevant aspects of library operations including understanding of contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies;
• Proficiency in using the latest digital resources;
• A very strong service ethic, and the ability to blend harmoniously with colleagues and the law school and university communities;
• A commitment to continuous service improvement and innovation;
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, within a collegial environment;
• Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills;
• An aptitude for and interest in project planning and management, as well as excellent organizational, time-management, and analytical skills;
• Must possess an agile and curious mind, along with a healthy sense of humor and a spirit of idealism about our chosen profession.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• May work extended hours, evenings and weekends.

WORK STANDARDS:
• Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
• Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Internal Number: 75340

All qualified and interested applicants must apply online via the Stanford jobs website http://jobs.stanford.edu (Reference job number 75340). To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references.


06/19/2017 Research Analyst, Morrison & Foerster LLP, San Diego, L.A., Palo Alto, or San Francisco, CA

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Research Analyst within our Research Services Department. We are open to this role being based in any of our U.S. 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.

  1. 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.
  2. Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  3. Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.
  4. Proactively and independently assess research requests and ensure that research meets stated and anticipated needs.
  5. Ensure that library services are effectively promoted to attorneys and timekeepers.
  6. Educate and advise attorneys, paralegals, and staff on sources and strategies for research.
  7. Provide assistance in collection development and maintenance and library space utilization.
  8. Participate in projects that increase the value of library services to the Firm.
  9. Develop project management skills and may lead projects.
  10. 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       

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Substantive experience in Intellectual Property and/or Corporate 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!

Please apply online at: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MOFO&cws=1&rid=6382


06/18/2017 Part Time Saturday Reference Assistants, San Francisco Law Library, San Francisco, CA

 

Job Announcement – Open June 17, 2017 until Filled
Part Time Saturday Reference Assistants

Law Librarians wanted to work several Saturdays per month, 10 am – 4 pm in a public law library www.sflawlibrary.org.  Strong commitment to public service, ability to work with a diverse patron population, and extensive knowledge of California and federal law and resources in all formats, Westlaw, Lexis and other legal databases necessary.

Duties – Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited, to the following:

  1. Provide information and circulation assistance to patrons; interpret and explain library policies and procedures.
  2. Provide reference assistance to patrons in the library, over the phone, or by e-mail; refer patrons to reference resources appropriate for their needs; provide information about alternate resources and instruction in their use.
  3. Provide assistance and instruct patrons on the use of the catalog and online resources, including online databases, the internet, and the library web page.
  4. Help create and develop library tools and resources as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate, a Masters Degree in Library Science, or a meaningful combination of legal/law library experience and education to meet the level of competency, skills and knowledge required by the library
  • Extensive knowledge of California and Federal legal materials in all formats
  • Strong commitment to public service
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with a diverse community of users
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and make productive use of work time
  • Availability to work several or all Saturdays per month, 10:00AM-4:00PM.

Compensation – Hourly pay; sick leave benefits pursuant to the SF Sick Leave Ordinance.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter with specific experience/qualifications, schedule availability, and resume to sflawlibrary@sfgov.org

  • No phone calls, please.

06/18/2017 Library and Marketing Assistant, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP, San Francisco or Los Angeles, CA

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is seeking a full-time Library and Marketing Assistant.  This position can be located in either San Francisco or Los Angeles.  See below for more information.  Please send your resume and salary requirements via email to JKrikorian@jmbm.com.

 

Job Summary:
Provides research services, competitive intelligence and marketing research to lawyers and staff Firmwide.  Reports to the Head Librarian and the Director of Marketing & Business Development.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides a wide variety of in-depth as well as quick reference research services for lawyers and staff utilizing both electronic and print resources Firmwide.
  • Monitor the various news sources for articles mentioning the Firm or are of interest to the lawyers.
  • Monitor firm’s key industry sectors, clients and prospective clients and related news sources to identify and communicate information about potential opportunities for new work/clients to marketing team and/or relevant attorneys.
  • Maintain a high level of understanding of the latest research methods and tools and evaluate the effectiveness of the firm’s current tools and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist in capturing, analyzing and disseminating Firm litigation/dispute resolution, deal and other substantive experience as appropriate.
  • Produces weekly summary of the news articles mentioning the Firm.
  • Processes the California complaints that involve the Firm’s clients as defendants.
  • Bills for time as appropriate.
  • Handles all phases of interlibrary loan and document retrieval service (San Francisco)
  • Handles day to day maintenance tasks such as processing mail, checking in and routing newsletters, shelving books, etc. (San Francisco)

Job Specifications/Qualifications:

  • Ability to be professional and possess demonstrated interpersonal skills, and the ability and commitment to interact effectively with a diverse clientele both internally and externally.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in an organized manner and to prioritize and complete projects rapidly and efficiently, yet thoroughly.
  • Demonstrate expertise in legal and corporate research techniques using both print and electronic resources.
  • Ability to evaluate websites and electronic research resources from substantive and technical perspectives.
  • Demonstrate customer service orientation and proactive creative approach to marketing library and research services.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, often with coworkers in other offices.
  • Familiarity with Lexis, Westlaw, Hoover’s and other online resources are beneficial.
  • Other duties as required including varied writing and editing assignments.

Education and/or Experience:

BA/BS required, ALA Master’s Degree preferred, and previous law library experience a plus.


06/14/2017 Temporary Research Librarian, Baker McKenzie LLP, San Francisco, CA
At Baker & McKenzie LLP, we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other firm and few other businesses. With more than 4,400 locally admitted lawyers and more than 5,800 business service professionals in 77 offices worldwide, we have a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities and are committed to world-class career development to everyone in every job at every level. Baker & McKenzie can offer you both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving – as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm.The San Francisco office of Baker McKenzie LLP seeks a Temporary Research Librarian. This role is responsible for undertaking reference / research services for all attorneys and staff across the North American Region and will utilize all relevant information and knowledge resources available to the firm.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Specifically perform expert research/reference as a member of the overall research team and  lead researcher and/or deputy in practice area specialisms across the Region.
  • Provide regular research and loan activities tracking/management reports to assist with library performance measurement.
  • Provide a comprehensive inter-library loan service.  Research to identify appropriate reference materials, books, journals, other services available from external libraries and/or the Region, using online library catalogues to assist interlibrary loan and document delivery efforts.
  • Coordinate and conduct Library orientations  for new attorneys  and staff as appropriate.
  • Assist in coordination of marketing and promotion of the library and its resources through various methods of communication and activities.
  • Assist in the development, planning, and organization of training programs for computer assisted research   for all timekeepers and staff, to enable the cost effective and efficient use of  new systems and  resources. Where appropriate, assist attorneys and students in constructing efficient research strategies, conducting legal research as directed by attorneys.
  • Work with LexisNexis, Wolters Kluwer and other online vendors to provide seminars and presentations of new search capabilities, technological advancements and resources.
  • Provide and implement current awareness services, including training session on library tools  as appropriate.
  • Participate in overall collection development activities and space planning initiatives,  including overall library maintenance and weeding of the collection. (Lead by Information Resources Center).
  • Participate in Knowledge Management projects such as i) enhancing library intranets / Firm technologies, ii) BakerWorld, SydneyPLUS. (Lead by Information Resources Center).
  • Undertake any activities/projects as assigned by the Library Managers and/or Regional Library Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (If relying on equivalent work experience, Bachelor’s degree must be in information and library studies or related field.)
  • Master’s degree in information and library studies or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Two to three years professional library experience in a law firm, corporate or professional services environment.
  • Experience developing and implementing training or instructional programs.

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06/14/2017 Research Librarian Fellow, University of San Francisco Zief Law Library, San Francisco, CA

The University of San Francisco Zief Law Library is seeking applicants for their research librarian fellow position. This is a two-to-three year, entry level position. The full job description and application instructions are on the USF Jobs web site here: Job Posting .  Applicants should apply directly through the USF Jobs website.

06/12/2017 Principal Librarian, California State Library, Sacramento, CA (UPDATED: Extended Deadline)
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 21, 2017.

06/07/2017, 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 requiredGENERAL 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

 


06/01/2017 Law Librarian, San Francisco, CA (Agency Listing)

LAC Group seeks a Law Librarian to provide legal research for our client, a global law firm with offices in San Francisco CA.  The Librarian will provide research and support attorneys. This position is a full-time employment opportunity.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strong reference capabilities and the ability to perform electronic resources management.
  • Provide support for attorneys and paralegals with research into local, State and Federal law. This requires exploration into all areas of the firm’s fields of practice. Including, but not limited to: Litigation, Tax, Corporate and Securities, Intellectual Property, Employment, and Real Property and Construction Litigation.
  • Develop a knowledge of practice areas and specific projects, and work proactively to provide information and news as it develops.
  • Assist with training Summer Associates in legal research tools and strategies, and help familiarize newly minted attorneys to the practice of law and expectations of a large law firm environment.
  • Assist in the evaluation and selection of business and news information resources.
  • Research and retrieve primary and secondary local, state and federal materials.
  • Research other materials not in legal databases that support attorney strategies and requirements.
  • Identify and provide practice guide materials as appropriate to specific issues and needs.
  • Research both past and ongoing legislative developments in a variety of industries.
  • Assist in the evaluation of information resources that support the firm’s practice areas.
  • Synthesize various types of search results and types of documents into a coherent and concise package.
  • Monitor clients, competitors, industries, economic projections and trends.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science, with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a law firm or professional services environment that supports attorneys.
  • Proficiency with online legal, business and industry resources such as Lexis, Westlaw, Monitor Suite and Bloomberg is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of applications.

To apply, please visit: https://lac-group.secure.force.com/LIBGIG/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0E1200000O25VvEAJ&tSource=


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


04/18/2017 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.” :

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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.


04/03/2017, 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.

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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.