Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

  • Research & Content Librarian

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    2019-1254
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative
  • Overview

    We seek a Research and Content Librarian to conduct complex legal and non-legal research supporting practice areas such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Litigation, and Antitrust as a member of the Research & Information Services - Americas team based in our Washington, D.C. office. The Research and Content Librarian will also support Library and Information Services operations daily and during resource and project constraints, specifically supporting the Acquisitions & Content Services Librarian.

     

    Position: Exempt

     

    Reports to: Reference Services Manager - Americas (Direct); Library Operations Manager - Americas (Matrixed)

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct complex legal and non-legal research including, interlibrary loan and news alerts across a wide range of practice areas
    • Familiarity with the firm's broad portfolio of content such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw, Securities Mosaic, Law360, Bloomber BNA, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah, Capital IQ and Newsdesk
    • Conduct current awareness content distribution in support of attorney electronic alerts utilizing the firm's news aggregator Newsdesk
    • Participate in learning programs and orientation cycles for Summer and Fall Associates
    • Work closely with the Acquisitions and Content Librarian on a daily basis during resource constraints and absences

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
    • Two to three years of experience as a researcher with a law firm or academic or public library
    • Service oriented and proactive with a strong attention to detail
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills and executive presence
    • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work with a dispersed team

    Preferred:

    • Experience working across a matrixed organization

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