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Thursday, September 10, 2015

P/T - Library Svcs Manager (DTI) (NJ)

P/T Library Services Manager (DTI) (NJ)

DTI is seeking a part-time Library Services Manager to work on-site with its law firm client in Newark, NJ.  This position will require about 25-35 hours a week.  Ideal applicants will have extensive experience in legal research, due diligence research into risk and fraud, potential conflicts of interest issues.
This person will need the following skills:
  • Supervise and manage the physical library
  • Filing and manage the library inventory
  • Handle research questions and research requests with overflow going to our Atlanta OnDemand team
  • Work with research database providers and negotiate rates
  • Understanding of litigation support process and ability to take in work requests from attorneys and firm professionals and liaise with outside vendors to get work completed
  • Strong communication skills – to liaise with attorneys and other firm professionals
  • Analytical skills to analyze each request and identify the best research resources for timely and cost-effective process and resolution.
  • Organization, project management and planning skills to prioritize competing assignments, work within recognized budgetary constraints and consistently meet tight deadlines.   Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Mental stamina and demeanor to perform complex analysis while under exacting professional and legal standards.
  • Excellent written, oral and email communication skills with the ability to synthesize and distill information from diverse sources and package in a comprehensive   format.
  • Customer focused, vigilant, detail oriented.
  • Ability to manage , train and lead teams
  • Responsibilities:
    • Establish best practices for conflicts and due diligence searches.
    • Serve as the central point of contact and primary resource to various departments on due and due diligence research methods.
    • Works with the Conflicts/Due Diligence team to provide functional input on issues troubleshooting, implementation of investigative techniques, and develop training documentation for Researchers/Analysts.
    • Manages the research team: provide direct reports and ongoing feedback on investigative research performance. Train Researchers/Analysts in all investigative research techniques to achieve client goals. Conducts quality control on all deliverables.
    • Performs conflict of interest searches for clients, matters, and/or other new business reviews requested. Reviews and analyzes conflict of interest reports to evaluate unnecessary hits, identify potential conflict problems and facilitate resolution of potential conflicts problems for lawyers firm-wide.

    Qualifications & Prior Experience:
    • A Juris Doctorate degree and/ or degree in library research
    • Minimum 5 years of legal research and practice experience.
    • Experience and proficiency with a wide variety of print and electronic research due diligence databases normally used in a law firms. For example: Westlaw, LexisNexis, Fast case, Versus Law, D&B, Lois Law etc.
    • Excellent knowledge Microsoft Office Suite
To apply: please submit your resume and salary requirement to and reference Library Services.