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Library Manager Position at Seyfarth, Shaw

Library Manager

Seyfarth Shaw LLP – Atlanta office

Full-time

Responsibilities: 

Provide in-depth legal, business, and client development research and reference services to attorneys, clients, and firm personnel.

Specific duties include:

  • collect, manage, and synthesize information to create a customized, client-ready work product;
  • must be a team player and possess the ability to partner effectively with librarians in other offices;
  • collaborate on Library, Marketing, Client Development, New Business Intake and Knowledge Management initiatives and services with staff firm-wide;
  • provide training for electronic/hardcopy resources and cost effective computer-assisted legal research;
  • establish strong working relationships with outside libraries, vendors and associations to ensure prompt and cost effective service;
  • develop and maintain both the physical and virtual library collections and environments;
  •  contribute data to the firm wide electronic library catalog;
  • process new materials for inclusion into physical and virtual collections;
  • resolve IT issues regarding electronic library resources involving the firm’s IT Department and external vendors as necessary;
  • create and maintain user accounts for databases systems including Lexis and Westlaw;
  • review and investigate monthly database bills and charge backs;
  • recommend and consult with stakeholders regarding new library resources; and negotiate vendor contracts, subscriptions, and services;
  • implement and supervise hardcopy and electronic current awareness services; and
  • promote and market the library information resources and services.

Experience:

Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or related field and three years of experience as a Law Librarian responsible for managing library services for multi-practice and multi-jurisdictional firm or university.

Requires demonstrated experience in:

  • performing traditional and non-traditional print and electronic research including online searching using Lexis, Westlaw, Law360, BNA, CCH, PLC, and other online databases;
  • collecting, managing, and synthesizing information from Courthouse New Service (CNS), PACER, and other court-related websites;
  • performing product evaluations and negotiate national contracts for library research services; and
  • analyzing and assessing finances to manage library budget.

 

Anyone interested can apply online at Seyfarth.com.

 

 

 

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