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Job Posting: Senior Legal Researcher, Manhattan, NY

Apologies for the cross-posting…

LibSource, an LAC Group company, seeks a Senior Legal Researcher for a major law firm client in Manhattan, New York. The Senior Legal Researcher will be required to manage and coordinate research services and support.

RESPONSIBILITIES

*        Provide leadership and guidance to the other library staff in relation to research support; efficiency in search strategies, knowledge of resources, accuracy of search results, and quality control overall for all requests fulfillment of legal and business research, hard copy and digital requests for materials and documents, current awareness and training users.

*        Answers a range of legal and business research requests, from quick requests for cases, legislation and basic company information to more in depth analysis of legal developments or sector analysis to support pitch documents or other marketing activities.

*        Leads and contributes to the efficient and effective workflow management of research request fulfillment, assigns and monitors reference “desk” activities and coverage. Coordinates research and reference coverage with other firm offices and library staff.

*        Provides advice on self-service solutions using electronic resources via the library’s portal site for straight-forward requests for documents, cases and articles.

*        Captures knowledge from requests for future use.

*        Ensures that complex or strategic research is accurately and comprehensively presented in a professional and timely manner, and provides appropriate follow-up measures.

*        Standardize output and insert a layer of Quality Control.

*        Tracks, collates and archives key metrics and provides necessary reports in accordance with SLAs

QUALIFICATIONS

*        4-5 years experience in Information/Library Services preferably in a legal environment.

*        A degree or post-graduate qualification in Information and Library Management, Information Science.

*        Previous experience in the areas of legal, competitive and business intelligence.

*        Extensive knowledge of key legal and business research databases and an excellent ability to search across publicly available sources.

To apply, please visit: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgoo.gl%2F7hxGuB&data=02%7C01%7Cgpeterson%40nccu.edu%7C91c8307fe64647e50daa08d4ff93bde3%7Ce86ab7691eab4e00b79e28ba7a8dbdf6%7C0%7C0%7C636414457402671788&sdata=3XsVD6vAqrEVoHSq0r%2BDqmmsUQOKzulqhcvF1cnwMj0%3D&reserved=0

Position Posting at U.N.C. – Greensboro

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Libraries invites applications for the position of First-Year Instruction Librarian. We are seeking an energetic, innovative, flexible, and service-oriented individual to join the Research, Outreach and Instruction Department. This librarian will be an active member of the Instruction Team, with a strong emphasis on teaching and designing curriculum for our First-Year Instruction program. This individual will provide general reference service and will also have liaison responsibilities in several social science disciplines. This is a twelve-month tenure-track faculty position. Demonstrated professional achievement including scholarly/creative activity are required for reappointment and tenure.

For details and information on applying please go to this link:  https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/8886

The University of Scranton (PA) is Hiring an Associate Dean of the Library

Public posting: http://sites.scranton.edu/library/2017/09/15/the-weinberg-memorial-library-is-now-hiring-for-an-associate-dean-3/

 

The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Memorial Library at the University of Scranton invites applications for a full-time, Associate Dean commencing January 2018.  The Weinberg Memorial Library provides superior resources, services and programs in support of the dynamic scholarly, cultural and social endeavors of the University and the community at large. The Library plays an integral role in teaching, learning, and research on campus, fostering a culture of collaboration, interdisciplinarity, innovation, creativity, and sustainability. Our work environment is forward-looking and participatory, with an emphasis on transparency and faculty/staff development.

The successful candidate will bring strong communicative and interpersonal abilities in order to provide strategic/operational leadership for the Library; supervise the day-to-day management of the Library facilities, collections, and staff; collaborate with University faculty, administration, and staff; cultivate student learning and formation; work with academic departments to achieve and maintain accreditation; assess library services, programs, and evolving user needs; encourage integration of technology into the delivery of library services; and advocate in support of library services and programs that promote transformational education that is engaged, integrated, and global.

Qualified applicants should have an American Library Association-accredited Master’s Degree and six years of library/archives experience at a managerial or administrative level, including at least four years in an academic library.

Dr. Brian P. Conniff, Academic Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences of The University of Scranton, serves as the Search Committee Chair. Applicants must apply online at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com and include a letter of application summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. Position is open until filled but applications received by October 16, 2017 will be given full consideration.

The University of Scranton is a regional institution of more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students located in northeast Pennsylvania near the Pocono Mountains. Recognized nationally for the quality of its education, Scranton is one of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. It is committed to providing liberal arts education and strong professional and pre-professional programs in the context of Ignatian educational principles, especially the care and development of the whole person. Drawing on the strengths that have made it a recognized leader in the Northeast (ranked 8th among the master’s level universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report), Scranton is committed to a culture of scholarship and excellence in teaching and is moving into the front ranks of American’s comprehensive universities.

JOB POSTING: Librarian 3 (2 positions)

The New Jersey State Library seeks two dynamic, tech-savvy, detail-oriented librarians with a strong commitment to customer service to join the State Library Information Center’s Reference Services unit:

Digital Librarian: will serve as a digital New Jersey documents collection specialist supporting the growth of the State Library’s digital collections and archives; preparing and supporting metadata creation and capture; providing digitization instruction for staff and participating in developing and supporting best management practices for digital document management.

 

Electronic Resources Librarian: will support the management of the electronic life cycle of e-resources, including facilitating the trial, review, selection and acquisition of e-resources; establishing access for authorized users; establishing and maintaining access on the library website, research guides and discovery service; troubleshooting and resolving problems; and developing and supporting best management practices for e-resource management.

 

Learn more, and apply for these positions at: https://goo.gl/t48G9Y

Job Details | City of Worcester, MA

Teen Services Librarian position open in Worcester, MA.

This position is in a diverse community in a busy downtown main library branch.

http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/employment-opportunities/job-details?thingDataId=Z3ZsIUPrRwwhgymqM-1-FA

NCSU Libraries Fellows, 2018-2020

NCSU Libraries, Raleigh, NC USA

The NCSU Libraries Fellows program offers a unique opportunity to a select group of recent M.L.S. and M.I.S. graduates. Fellows will be appointed at the rank of faculty librarian for a two-year term from July 2018 through June 2020. An option for January or September placement may be available, depending upon graduation date. In order to be eligible, the terminal degree must be awarded no more than 12 months before the date of appointment.

The NCSU Libraries Fellows Program provides the launching pad for your career in a leading research library. As a Fellow, you will experience the rewards of working with a diverse clientele, including outstanding faculty and students in nationally ranked academic programs. You will gain experience in a highly collaborative work environment with access to key decision makers throughout the organization. You will also develop expertise in a functional area of academic librarianship while contributing meaningfully to innovative initiatives of strategic importance. In addition to a competitive salary, you will be provided with a generous professional development stipend.

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/EHRA/fellows18-20. AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148.

LINK: NCSU Libraries Fellow, 2018-2020

Lesley University – Electronic Resources Access Librarian

Job Description:

The Electronic Resources Access Librarian has primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining access to electronic resources, including working with knowledge bases, link resolvers and proxy configurations. Candidates must have knowledge of complex serial operations and procedures as well as the serial publishing industry and emerging standards for electronic publishing.

Full position description