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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

F/T - Research Librarian - Goodwin Procter/NYC

Job Summary:
Goodwin Procter LLP, a leading law firm with 850+ attorneys in nine offices, seeks a team-oriented individual to join the staff of the firm’s fast-paced research  department. This position will be located in the firm’s New York office and will cover the hours from 12 PM-8 PM EST.

Principal Responsibilities:
The research librarian will provide advanced legal and business research to members of the firm, conduct both formal and informal research instruction,  participate in attorney and staff orientation and conduct other projects as required.  

Job Qualifications:
A qualified candidate should have an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, minimum 5 years experience as a research librarian in a professional services firm, demonstrated knowledge of legal and business research sources and experience conducting IP, securities, mergers and acquisitions and other business related research. Candidate should be customer-service oriented, have the ability to work quickly with attention to detail, provide high quality work product and be able to work as a member of a virtual and centralized research team. A forward-thinking  approach to providing research in a fast-paced organization is a must. Knowledge of Microsoft Sharepoint and web development helpful. Demonstrated success and experience performing research in professional services firm can be substituted for the MLS degree.

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