Akerman LLP, a leading U.S. law firm, seeks a Research Services Manager for its Atlanta, Miami, Orlando or Tampa offices.
Working with the Research Services team, this position supports attorneys and staff, and reports to the Director of Research Services. Responsibilities include:
Supervise the team of research librarians and manage work assignments and projects for the team.
Coordinate the library reference and research services provided firm-wide.
Perform high quality research and reference assistance to attorneys and staff using legal, business and news online and print resources.
Develop and maintain knowledge of the firm’s available online and print research resources.
Monitor and provide alerts on various legal, industry, client or subject topics for attorneys and staff.
Provide research skills training and orientation to attorneys and staff.
Develop and maintain relationships with attorneys and staff to promote the Research Services team.
We require a Masters of Library Sciences degree, and a minimum of (5) years of law firm library experience in a senior level/managerial capacity. The Research Services Manager candidate has demonstrated leadership skills and team management/staff supervision abilities. The candidate must have a strong customer service focus. The candidate must have a proficiency with Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah and other legal and business research databases. The candidate must be able to work independently and efficiently under pressure and be able to thrive within the firm’s highly dynamic environment.
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements:
About Akerman LLP
Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking firms in the industry. Its more than 700 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world’s most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and help drive innovation and growth. Akerman is known for its results in middle market M&A and complex disputes, and for helping clients achieve their most important business objectives in the financial services, real estate and other dynamic sectors across the United States and Latin America.