Fisher Phillips, a national employment and labor law firm, is seeking a Training & Research Librarian. The position can be in any Fisher Phillips office located in the Mountain or Pacific time zones. Our range of experience and expertise enables us to bring efficient and practical solutions to today's labor and employment law problems. For more information about the firm, please visit us at our website at www.fisherphillips.com.
The librarian will conduct training for all new hires, current staff and attorneys, and perform legal and business research in support of the firm’s clients.
Provide onboarding training to attorneys, paralegals and other staff.
Develop and implement a full training plan for attorneys, paralegals and other staff to promote the effective use of the firm’s library collection and commercial research databases.
Coordinate vendor-provided education and align training with the Library training plan.
Collect, analyze, and report on feedback from training.
Conduct legal and non-legal research using print & online products, ensuring efficiency by selecting the most cost-effective resources.
Maintain multiple databases, including the online catalog, and contributes relevant materials to the document management system.
Curate and disseminate continuing education opportunities and current awareness for the Fisher Phillips Library team.
Monitor news/trends and prepare current awareness alerts for attorneys and practice groups on legal, business and industry developments.
Record time and billing data as instructed by the Library Director.
Prepare written orientation materials, bibliographies, and guides for library use.
Available to attend local librarian events and conferences, upon request.
Willing to take on new tasks associated with emerging responsibilities determined by Library Director.
Skills and Abilities
Minimum – MLIS or MLS.
3-5 years of law firm or corporate library experience.
Savvy technology skills using an array of online legal and business research tools.
Proficient in Lexis or Westlaw, and Microsoft Office applications.
Knowledge of general library practices and procedures.
Excellent communication skills including writing, presenting and speaking.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues in multiple locations.
Experience in teaching end users to effectively utilize print and online resources.
No relocation costs. Principals only; no calls please.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.