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Monday, June 20, 2011

F/ T - Research Services Manager - NYC Law Firm

Our client, a premier NYC law firm is looking to hire a Research Services Manager for their NYC office.

The candidate will lead a team of legal and corporate specialists in providing top quality, timely and thorough research and information. The position will include electronic resource oversight, research assistance, training and guidance to Attorneys, Legal Assistants and Research staff in all offices. 

Manage research and information services workflow and projects; provide research assistance as needed.  Ensure coverage, response times and quality service to all customers

Manage Associate research training and online product demonstrations

Evaluate and write about new electronic and print resources including cost and preferences, both for Director review and informational emails to Attorneys; manage trials for staff and Attorneys

Advise on license procurement and renewals

Participate in internal knowledge management projects and develop understanding of Attorney preferences for document organization and retrieval

Administer the team including hiring, performance coaching and written evaluations, as well as our electronic request system and time entry system

Work with the Director and others on our administrative team to plan and implement new initiatives

Develop successful relationships with Partners and administrative staff in order to leverage the firm’s investment in research and information management and delivery

Requirements:  MLS and JD or equivalent advanced graduate degree, committed to professional service and team work.  Ten plus years in a law firm or corporate library with advanced knowledge of general, corporate and legal research techniques and resources with specialization in corporate and securities and/or intellectual property research a plus. 

Please submit resumes to Mark Kamien at Kelly Services with salary requirements.