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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Manager-Reference (Pro Libra) (NY)

Title: Manager-Reference
Leading Global Law Firm
New York City
Pro Libra is seeking a Manager-Reference for its client, a top–tier global law firm providing coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice. 
Description/Job Summary

The Manager-Reference is responsible for managing a staff of Reference Librarians and for responding to requests from lawyers and other staff for general, legal, and company information.

* Manage a staff of Reference Librarians 

* Respond to requests and provide reference services to lawyers, paralegals, and staff from all of the Firm's offices in a timely manner 

* Maintain awareness of key resources and technologies in the Firm's practice area

* Stay abreast of current library trends through continuing education 

* Oversee all incoming requests and staff's responses to all legal inquiries and corporate information requests, such as cited material, legislative and regulatory tracking, foreign and international material, jurisdiction, SEC filings, analyst reports and company information verification 

* Mediate and take corrective action with staff as needed; perform yearly performance evaluations 

* Maintain daily attendance, punctuality and approved vacation requests via Day Off Tracking system 

* Perform other duties as assigned 

Required Skills

* 6 to 10 years of relevant experience required 
* Supervisory experience required 
* Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing 
* Knowledge of the print legal research bibliography 
* Knowledge of how to search legal research resources including Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, BloombergLaw, Lex Machina, Thomson One, Hoover's, D&B, and the various SEC filings search resources 
* Ability to identify complex problems, make determinations and implement effective solutions 
* Ability to work independently, determine priorities and coordinate workflow effectively 
Preferred Experience
* Prior experience in law firm environment. 
Required Qualifications
* Master’s degree in Library Science required 
Please contact Angela Dzikowski at 800-262-0070
Pro Libra Associates, Inc.