Overview

New York, NY

Summary

This position has primary responsibility for managing the technical services functions and staff, including the Integrated Library System, content aggregator, and Research Monitor.

Responsibilities

  • Administers the department’s integrated library system (catalog, serials control, acquisitions, routing, etc.).
  • Develops, implements and maintains library technical services policies and procedures.
  • Supervises technical services staff and trains them as needed.
  • Performs original and copy cataloging of new materials (including electronic resources).
  • Plans for future development of cataloging systems and procedures.
  • Manages the processing, routing and curation of electronic resources and news via our ILS and our content aggregator platforms (Convergence, AcquireMedia, Meltwater).
  • Administers, updates and troubleshoots Research Monitor.
  • Prepares and maintains training materials.
  • Participates in updating the attorney publications database.

Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited library school
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a legal library, at least 1 of which must be in a supervisory position.
  • Proficiency with OCLC and applying LC classification and standard cataloging rules (MARC, AACR2), including work with authority files.
  • Proficiency with administering all aspects of an integrated library system (Horizon or EOS strongly preferred).
  • Knowledge of legal publications and materials, especially electronic resources.
  • Experience with content/news aggregators (Convergence preferred, Newsdesk, etc.).
  • Understanding of copyright management and licensing requirements for libraries.
  • Some familiarity with legal databases, e.g., Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, etc..
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, Acrobat, RSS, and other file formats.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a highly pressured environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, supervisory and writing skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational abilities.
  • Excellent project management and training skills.

Compensation

The firm provides competitive compensation and benefits to its employees ensuring that we attract and retain the most talented individuals.  The expected base salary for this role ranges from $110,000 – $140,000.  The base salary offer is based on a variety of factors which includes, but not limited to qualifications, education and experience.

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Salary: $110,000-$140,000, depending on various factors
Date Active: 2.1.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt