Job Details

Requisition Number 13-0108
Post Date 5/1/2013
Title Library Manager
City San Francisco
State CA
Description Duties: Provide in-depth legal, business, and client development research and reference services to attorneys, clients, and firm personnel. Specific duties include: collect, manage, and synthesize information to create a customized, client-ready work product; collaborate on Library, Marketing, Client Development, and Knowledge Management initiatives and services with staff firm-wide; provide training for electronic/hardcopy resources and cost effective computer-assisted legal research; implement and supervise hardcopy and electronic current awareness services; maintain awareness of emerging trends in technology, reference services, and librarianship; promote and market the library information resources and services; develop and maintain both the physical and virtual library collections and environments; maintain the electronic library catalog; catalog and process new materials for inclusion into physical and virtual collections; resolve IT issues regarding electronic library resources involving the firm’s IT Department and external vendors as necessary; create and maintain user accounts for databases systems including Lexis and Westlaw; review and investigate monthly database bills and charge backs; perform interlibrary loans within the firm, as well as with other law firms and various external institutions; recommend and consult with stakeholders regarding new library resources; and negotiate vendor contracts, subscriptions, and services.

Master's degree in Library and Information Science or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) and three years of experience as a Law Librarian responsible for managing library services for multi-practice and multi-jurisdictional firm or university. Requires demonstrated experience in: performing traditional and non-traditional print and electronic research including online searching using Lexis, Westlaw, Dialog, BNA, and CCH; collecting, managing, and synthesizing information from Courthouse New Service (CNS), PACER, and other court-related websites; performing product evaluations and negotiate national contracts for library research services; and analyzing and assessing finances to manage library budget.

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