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Career Opportunity: Library Research Specialist, King & Spalding, Atlanta, GA

Library Research Specialist

Location:  Atlanta

Description:  The Library Research Specialist works with a team of research librarians to
provide in-depth legal, business, and competitive intelligence research to lawyers and staff
throughout the firm. The main focus of this position is conducting competitive intelligence
research and analysis designed to further the strategic initiatives and business development goals
of the firm.

Candidates will have the following skills and responsibilities:

• Provide comprehensive research and preliminary analysis on legal and non-legal topics using a
wide variety of print and electronic resources.
• Work closely with practice groups and marketing staff to provide actionable competitive
intelligence by using external and internal resources to synthesize research into highly usable and
concise reports.
• Conduct extensive research in online resources including, but not limited to, Westlaw, Lexis,
CourtLink, PACER, Capital IQ, Intelligize, Dun & Bradstreet, IntelliConnect, and Bloomberg.
• Advise lawyers and staff on appropriate sources and strategies to successfully complete
research tasks in a timely and cost-effective manner.
• Provide current awareness services to monitor clients, industries and competitors.
• Participate in evaluating new research products and services.
• Train lawyers and staff of all experience levels in the use of print and electronic library
resources.
• Possess outstanding customer-service and organizational skills necessary to successfully manage
multiple research requests in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines.
• Maintain a positive and highly professional relationship with all levels of firm personnel to
promote trust and confidence in the provision of library research services.

Requirements:
• BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university.
• Advanced degree in library science, law, or business; or an equivalent combination of training,
education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to serve on-call on a rotating basis and to support research requests after business
hours including weekends and holidays.
• Prior legal or law firm experience is desirable.

To apply: Please apply directly on the King & Spalding job site at:
https://re11.ultipro.com/KSLAW/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx? ID=*CE8804342D39B11B

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