Title: Knowledge & Research Specialist
Location: New York City
Pro Libra's client, a large international law firm is currently seeking a Knowledge /Research Specialist to join their team. Primary duties include furthering the Firm’s KM initiatives in enterprise search and providing research services to their attorneys and staff. As part the Knowledge team, candidate must possess an interest in KM projects with emphasis on implementation and best practices and an interest in working as a member of a very busy research and reference team.
In addition to providing top notch reference service and participating in furthering the Firm’s KM initiatives, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
1. Working with research team colleagues to provide unequaled reference service throughout all offices. Make recommendations on best resources, participate in trainings and presentations.
2. Library Liaison to Firm’s KM initiatives in the area of Enterprise Search, including formulating best practices, training opportunities and integration within reference services. Researching and implementing other KM tools and dashboards as opportunities emerge.
3. Participate with members of Electronic Services Projects team on ongoing projects: Portal enhancement and development, current awareness services revitalization, assist with Electronic Services administration and work with the team to gather, tabulate and present metrics to create a visualization of ROI for Library resources.
4. Familiarity with Competitive Intelligence Resources and interest in acting as Library liaison to Marketing/Business Development. Follow developments in CI/BD resources and make regular presentations to the group. Develop pathfinders/webpage to streamline access to resources and create template documents for standardizing league table requests.
In-depth knowledge of legal and business databases, including but not limited to: Lexis Advance, WestlawNext, Intelligize, Securities Mosaic, CapitalIQ, BloombergLaw and Bloomberg Professional, ThomsonOne, CCH, Pacer, Courtlink, CourtAlert, PerfectInformation, PLC, Corsearch and Patbase.
Knowledge of Sharepoint, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Research Monitor, DecisivSearch and emerging technologies preferred.
J.D. or M.L.S.
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- Provide reference, instructional, and research services to students, faculty members, and other patrons of the James E. Tobin Library.
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- Teach research and search strategies to patrons in small and large groups and / or one-on-one sessions.
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