The Research Librarian provides research support and outreach for all offices and works as a member of the firmwide research team. The position also participates in training, collection development, and special projects that enhance the services offered by the department.
Candidates will be considered in the following office locations: NY, LA, DC. Please specify which office you are applying for in your cover letter.
• Conducts business, legal, legislative, regulatory research for attorneys, marketing staff and paralegals, providing the initial analysis of research results and summaries of key findings. • Provides background research and competitive intelligence on current or potential clients and markets in support of business and client development efforts. • Guides attorneys and staff on the effective use of research databases and print collection • Provides current awareness and alerting services for attorneys and staff. • Assists in resolving access and technical issues with online resources. • Remains current on technological applications and best practices relevant to providing high-quality research services. • Recommends additions of print and electronic sources to the Research Services collection, maintaining a focus on trends in client requests and interests. • Performs other special projects or duties as needed. • Requires occasional overtime and travel.
Education The position requires a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution.
Experience The position requires a minimum of two (2) years of related experience during which knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position were demonstrated.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated research skills and knowledge of major legal and non-legal databases, including but not limited to Westlaw & Lexis platforms, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah/IntelliConnect, Lex Machina, Pacer, etc. • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, with attorneys and firm staff. • Demonstrated ability to conduct analyses of research results and communicate scope and meaning of results found or not found to patrons. • Ability to work effectively both independently and with others in a cooperative manner to accomplish department functions and participate in firm wide team efforts. • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements.
Crowell & Moring LLP offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes progressive options such as back up child care, wellness programs, cultural events and social activities. We take great pride in our positive, friendly culture that rewards hard work and success, at the same time recognizing the importance of family and community service.
To apply, visit https://www.crowell.com/careers.
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About Crowell & Moring LLP
One of the nation's best law firms, Crowell & Moring LLP is an international firm which employs over 900 talented attorneys and professionals in the fields of accounting, human resources, administration, information technology, legal support, reference services, and operations. Our firm is AmLaw 100 and growing. We are one of the 100 most prestigious firms in the country to work for according to Vault.com – a unique place where people are valued and exciting careers are built. We can promise that you will love our culture and enjoy working with our energetic team!