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Thursday, March 25, 2010

F/T - Senior Reference Librarian - Morrison & Foerster LLP

Senior Reference Librarian (NY)(Job ID:21589)

As the Senior Reference Librarian you will provide expert reference and research services to all practice areas, with emphasis on corporate and securities research. Lead or provide support for local and firmwide library projects and initiatives. Ensure client services and satisfaction are attained in all areas of position.

1) Master's Degree in Library Science and/or Information Science strongly preferred. 2) At least 5 years experience as a reference librarian in a law firm or corporate law library setting. 3) Extensive experience using online and print resources to perform research including LexisNexis, Westlaw, Courtlink, Securities Mosaic, Bloomberg, Westlaw Business and ThomsonOne Banker. 4) Excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships. 5) Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely. 6) Ability to apply effective independent judgment. 7) Ability to independently assess client needs and to develop responsive solutions. 8) Strong interactive skills and the ability to succeed in a teamwork environment. 9) Strong motivation to apply skills and knowledge proactively. 10) Proficient in using Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook, and Excel. 11) Commitment to delivering client service by assisting co-workers. Ability to mentor junior librarians and other library staff. 12) Ability to follow complex instructions with high degree of accuracy. 13) Ability to lead and direct work teams. 14) Advanced analytical and information gathering skills; ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive, detailed data.

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Morrison & Foerster LLP, an AmLaw 20 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Senior Reference Librarian for our New York office.

Morrison & Foerster LLP is a premier global law firm committed to delivering success for our clients around the world. We achieve that by hiring the best talent for every position in our firm. Our progressive workplace policies and our commitment to diversity and collegiality create an environment ideally suited to teamwork and collaboration. We are proud of our numerous workplace awards, including being named to FORTUNE’s list of Best Companies to Work For, American Lawyer’s ''A'' list, and for several years running, have been the Vault survey’s #1 law firm for diversity.