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Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers in 28 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, entertainment and media, shipping and transport, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and education. For more information, visit reedsmith.com.
This position is primarily responsible for managing print and electronic serials through their lifecycle.
Manages all aspects of continuing resources (print serials and electronic resources) modules in Softlink's Liberty integrated library system, including:
Understands the life cycle of digital serials so that current status of given issues is available for all attorneys and staff in the online catalog.
Prepares and processes large invoices for payment.
Maintains routing lists for all materials including desk books and office copies so that attorneys receive current awareness and updated primary law in a timely fashion.
Generates relevant reports regarding serials usage and acquisitions as needed.
Responsible for all electronic resource check in, routing and maintenance.
Claims missing issues and works with information vendors as needed.
Works with the Acquisitions module to follow through on all continuing resource acquisitions.
Assists Library Systems Librarian with ILS and serials projects as needed.
Acts as a backup to other department specialists.
Education: College degree or equivalent experience. ALA-accredited, Master's degree in Library Science preferred.
Experience: Experience using an integrated library system, preferable Softlink's Liberty library software. Experience in a law firm or corporate library a plus.
Skills: Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize workload and solve problems. Proficient typing and computer skills including knowledge of MS Office and Microsoft Excel. Must have a strong service orientation, and ability to work with a team.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.
Equipment To Be Used: Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, calculator, fax, machine, copier, scanner, etc.
Typical Physical Demands: Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office equipment.
Typical Mental Demands: Able to deal with stress associated with fast-paced work environment. Multiple priorities/tasks. Make judgment decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas. Communicate with various personalities at all levels.
Working Conditions: Works in typical office setting. Occasionally called upon to work hours in excess of your normal daily schedule.
Reed Smith offers a challenging work environment, business casual dress code and a total compensation package that includes a competitive salary, flexible benefits program, tuition assistance, and generous 401 (k) plan.
Reed Smith is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reed Smith's success depends heavily on the effective utilization of qualified people, regardless of their race, ancestry, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, veteran's status, or any characteristic protected by law. As a firm, we adhere to and promote equal employment opportunity for all.
Reed Smith provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, including in the application and interview process.
Qualified candidates only. No search firms.
Internal Number: 505224
About Reed Smith LLP
Reed Smith represents many of the world's leading companies in complex litigation and other high-stakes disputes, cross-border and other strategic transactions, and crucial regulatory matters.
With lawyers from coast-to-coast in the United States, as well as in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Reed Smith is known for its experience across a broad array of industry sectors. Reed Smith counsels 13 of the world's 15 largest commercial and savings banks; 25 of the world's 35 largest oil and gas companies; and many of the world's largest pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Reed Smith's shipping practice has been designated among the most preeminent in the world, and its advertising law practice is regarded as among the legal industry's finest.