REFERENCE & CIRCULATION LIBRARIAN (part-time or full-time), Cleveland Law Library – Cleveland, OH – posted 8/15/17

 Under the direction of the Law Library Director, the Reference and Circulation Librarian implements the Law Library’s reference services, circulation services, and Interlibrary Loan program.

Reference Services

  1. Performs reference services for patrons
  2. Assists patrons in using the Law Library’s collections and services
  3. If an attorney, performs billable research projects for members and maintains a research database
  4. Prepares FAQs and research aids
  5.  Provides library tours and individualized instruction
  6. Assists with programming for patrons
  7.   Develops, maintains, and updates web page content in consultation with the Law Library Director and the Network Services Librarian
  8. Instructs staff on database search techniques and new resources
  9. Makes collection recommendations to meet patron needs and realize cost efficiencies
  10. Assists with the Law Library’s social media platforms

Circulation/ILL Services

  1. Performs circulation functions
  2. Provides electronic document delivery
  3. Manages Interlibrary Loan requests from members and other libraries
  4. Maintains Interlibrary Loan records and statistics

Miscellaneous duties

  1. Performs special projects at the request of the Law Library Director
  2. Consults with the Law Library Director on reference services, service policies, programming, and acquisition needs

REQUIREMENTS:  Masters in Library Science. Juris Doctorate or 3 years of experience working in a law library with public service responsibilities.

PAY RANGE: Commensurate with experience

The position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to (email or U.S. mail required):

Kathleen M. Dugan, Esq., MLS
Librarian and Chief Administrator
The Cleveland Law Library
1 West Lakeside Ave., Floor 4
Cleveland, OH 44113
216-861-5070
kathy.dugan@clelaw.lib.oh.us

 

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 PUBLICATIONS ASSISTANT / LIBRARY CLERK, Stark County Law Library – Canton, OH – posted 8/10/17

The Publications Assistant/Clerk will be responsible for creating the newsletter and assisting in the preparation of the newsletter for mailing, emailing and posting on the website. She or he will also create other publications as needed. For example, articles related to legal resources for local publications, library brochures, signs and displays, blog postings, and postings on social media sites.

The Publications Assistant will serve in a supportive role in the library, assisting library patrons and other employees as needed. The Publications Assistant’s duties may include daily filing and copying, answering the telephone, distributing the mail, using the computers, running errands, shelving books, and other tasks as instructed by staff. The Publications Assistant will need to understand the organization, functions and procedures of providing service to the courts, county agencies, subscribers, and public. The Publications Assistant is expected to maintain a helpful and approachable attitude when interacting with the various groups the library serves.

The duties of the Publications Assistant may include other tasks as designated by the Library Director.

The Publications Assistant reports to the Director. In addition, this position is authorized by and under the control of the Stark County Law Library Resources Board.

Qualifications: High school graduate, some college preferred. Experience working in a library is preferred. Experience using Constant Contact and Publisher preferred.

Hours: Will work approximately 12-20 hours per week between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Rate of pay: $10-$13/hr.

Benefits include membership in the Public Employees Retirement System and an excellent work environment.

To apply send a resume and two writing samples preferably incorporating graphic design, one of approximately 250 words and one approximately 700 words to:

Kendel Croston, Director
Stark County Law Library
Suite 401
110 Central Plaza S.
Canton, Ohio 44702
(330) 451-7380, phone
(330) 451-7381, fax
krcroston@starkcountyohio.gov

Applications received by August 24, 2017 will receive first consideration.

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BUSINESS RESEARCH COORDINATOR, TEMPORARY, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP – Wheeling, WV or any US Office – posted 7/31/17

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a temporary Business Research Coordinator. This position will be located preferably in the Global Operations Center in Wheeling, WV. We will consider other Orrick US Office locations.

Orrick is again one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, Orrick is one of only five law firms to make the 2017 list.

Responsibilities:

As a Temporary Research Coordinator, your primary responsibility will be to coordinate and handle research requests from members of Orrick’s Marketing and Sales teams, as well as Orrick attorney’s, staff and other internal departments.

Using the necessary databases, both external and internal, you will also provide basic research for some requests.

  • You will handle the process of compiling information from a several internal departments at Orrick, including, but not limited to, Reports, Finance, Conflicts, R&I and KM and organizing this information into a finalized deliverable.
  • You will provide some business research assistance using a variety of internal and external databases and resources, such as experience and relationship databases, BoardEx, LinkedIn, Monitor Suite, etc.
  • You will participate in special projects as assigned by the Business Research Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Library Sciences, English, Journalism, or other communications-related discipline required
  • You will have experience within a professional services or corporate environment; law firm experience preferred, especially project management experience
  • Knowledge of web research techniques; database skills and familiarity with some standard market research sources
  • Excellent computer and Internet skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Experience with document management systems preferred.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, flexibility and innovation required.
  • Experience in working and communicating (written and orally) with lawyers and other professional staff required
  • High level of initiative and independent thinking required
  • You will possess excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Possess the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • You will be able to consistently meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated customer focus and customer service orientation

Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality, legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.

Our formula for success is simple—we provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, a team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession.

Our Global Operations Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 members. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm.

Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Paralegal and Professional Staff listing at www.orrick.com/careers/. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter. Submissions without salary expectations may not be considered.

No phone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring

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