Steptoe, an Am100 law firm, is seeking an experienced Library Technical Services Manager for its Research & Information Services Department to be resident in its Washington, DC office. The Technical Services Manager will join a highly collegial team of information professionals who provide research and analysis, electronic and knowledge management services, competitive intelligence, and traditional library services to all firm offices. We are seeking a librarian with exceptional organizational and communication skills, excellent attention to detail, comfort working under tight deadlines, a strong public services orientation, and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
This position is responsible for the following:
Acquiring print and electronic materials
Cataloging and classifying materials for all firm locations
Managing the firm’s integrated online library system
Overseeing and maintaining the library collection, including materials stored in central and remote locations
Supervising library assistants
Supporting the firm’s interlibrary loan and document delivery team
Coordinating with other department managers to help set and implement policies and goals
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program with at least one cataloging course
Three or more years of technical services experience in a law or special library including acquisitions, serials control and MARC copy cataloging
Experience with day-to-day management of integrated online library systems (ideally EOS.Web)
Deep knowledge of legal publishing and experience coordinating vendor agreements
Excellent web-searching skills
Mastery of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
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We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.
About Steptoe & Johnson LLP
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions.
The firm is particularly noted for its capabilities in:
•white-collar defense and other government investigations and enforcement including anti-corruption and economic sanctions, fraud, money laundering, criminal antitrust, and tax investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions;
•high-stakes litigation particularly involving complex commercial claims and cross-border disputes;
•patent and technology litigation especially life sciences, trade secrets, and Section 337 claims and controversies arising from disruptive technologies;
•preventive international corporate compliance particularly FCPA/anti-corruption, economic sanctions/export controls, national and cybersecurity, including program development and implementation, transaction counseling, and internal investigations; and
•challenging regulatory issues before the US government particularly agencies addressing energy, transportation, tele...communications, technology, the Internet, and the environment, as well as regulatory matters in Brussels, London, and Beijing.
Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington.