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Saturday, April 21, 2012

F/T - Legal Research Mgr - Global Law Firm (NY or DC)

Legal Research Manager
New York or DC

InfoCurrent is partnering with a top global law firm to find an organized, positive, high-energy individual to serve as their Research Manager. The Research Manager will contribute to the daily operations of Research staff while assuring compliance with all policies and procedures of the firm. S/He will use advanced research skills to ensure that the Research Center is providing the highest level of reference services to all members of the firm.

· Supervise all Research services, including project assignment, selection of resources, delivery of results, and follow-up with staff and attorneys to ensure quality control.
· Supervise and develop the Research staff.
· Organize, assign, delegate and direct the work of the staff to ensure department objectives are met timely and accurately.
· Ensure accurate and timely completion of assignments and inquiry responses.
· Work with Director of Libraries to locate new databases, etc.
· Supervise orientation sessions for management regarding library procedures and provides training on the full range of information resources.
· Lead Research staff in awareness of current developments in legal news and information services.
· Create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing research needs.
· Remain at the forefront of new and emerging industry practices/trends.


· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required
· Six (6) years of research experience in a law library
· Ability to lead and drive complex operational projects, establish appropriate timelines and manage deadlines
· Strong organization and time management skills as well as excellent leadership skills
· Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in Library Science or a law degree (JD or equivalent)
· Prior management and supervisory experience (highly preferred)