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Monday, June 28, 2010

F/T - Senior Reference Librarian - NY Law Firm

New York Senior Reference Librarian

A leading international law firm whose lawyers are committed to excellence in law, community service, pro bono work and diversity is seeking a Senior Reference Librarian. Hours: Monday through Friday 9am-6pm

The Senior Librarian will apply experience and seasoned knowledge to provide sophisticated and complex legal and business research and reference.  This should include Corporate securities knowledge (SEC filings, key corporate finance documents).  Marketing and Competitive Analysis will play a central role in this position.  The librarian will possess advanced knowledge of databases and technology used in the library and recommends new information resources and technologies. The librarian will participate on projects that increase the value of services to clients, attorneys, timekeepers and Firm.  There is ongoing assessing of information need of practice groups and proactively recommending of resources and solutions to practice group needs.  In this position, the librarian will act as mentor and provide guidance to junior librarians and other library staff. The librarian will act as liaison and point person for education, training, marketing, and decision making for a particular practice group.

The successful candidate will have 3 – 5 years in a law firm and a demonstrated knowledge of Marketing/Competitive Intelligence. In addition, the successful candidate will have the ability to perform legal and business related databases that should include Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Courtlink, Securities Mosaic, Bloomberg, ThomsonOne, Westlaw Business and ThomsonOne Banker..  Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships.  Demonstrated ability to apply effective independent judgment.  Ability to follow complex instructions with high degree of accuracy.  Previous experience with leading and directing work teams.  The successful candidate will have the ability to meet strict deadlines and effectively complete designated job assignments under significant time and pressure. Must be able to multitask.

Job Code – RE-01 (Resumes and Cover Letters in Word Preferred)
For further details on this job, to send your resume, or to make a referral:
Contact:  Sarah Warner    917-533-5013
Sarah Warner and Associates
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