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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mgr of Electronic & Knowledge Svcs-Law Firm (Pro Libra) (NY)

Title:                                    Manager of Electronic and Knowledge Services for Global Law Firm
Location:                             New York City
Pro Libra is seeking a Manager of Electronic & Knowledge Services for the Library team of its client, a large international law firm. As part the Knowledge team, candidate must possess deep knowledge of legal and business databases, significant managerial and organizational skills and an aptitude for and interest in promoting KM and efficiency and big data tools within a law firm environment. In addition to providing top notch reference service, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
1.     Working with research team colleagues, provide unequaled reference service throughout all offices. Make recommendations on best resources, participate in trainings and presentations.  Participate in managing reference request database. 

2.     Mange all aspects of the vetting, purchase, implementation and maintenance of the firms’ electronic resources/research databases. This includes but is not limited to: proposing and testing new products, coordinating product trial for the attorneys, contract negotiation, managing license terms, managing and maintaining passwords, troubleshooting technical issues, liaison to vendors. Offices of direct responsibility are New York, London and Houston and in an advisory capacity to Paris and DC.  

3.     Manage Research Monitor resource tracking software.  Liaison with vendor and our IT team to identify and implement updates and enhancements. Generate reports and analyze use of firm’s electronic products. 

4.     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. 

5.     Spearhead Portal enhancement and development with team members. 

6.     Implement current awareness service to improve distribution of firm’s newsletter subscriptions.  Tabulate and present metrics to create a visualization of ROI for Library resources.  

7.     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.  

8.     Prepare orientation materials on our electronic services for all practice areas for distribution to all incoming lateral attorneys.  

9.     Manage electronic WSJ subscription, including distribution and troubleshooting. 

10.  Monitor new analytical and attorney efficiency tools in marketplace.  

Skills required:

J.D. or M.L.S.                                                                                                                                                    
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.  

Please send resumes or contact: Angela Dzikowski, Pro Libra Associates                            

Email:      800-262-0070