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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

F/T - Research Services Manager - Weil Gotshal Manges (NY)

Research Services Manager
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 
Job Description
Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential functions: 

•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.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•Energetic and dynamic individual with an 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. 
•Excellent written and verbal communication competency.
•Experience supervising professional Librarians required. 
•Strong end user technical skills; MS Office including Power Point and Excel.
Job Requirements


•5+ years of experience in a supervisor capacity within a law firm or legal environment.
•MLS and JD or equivalent advanced graduate degree.