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Library Resources Manager

New York, New York
SourcePro Search is conducting a search for an experienced Library Resources Manager for a large global law firm to be based in their New York office.  

What You'll Do:
The ideal candidate will have the primary responsibility for managing the technical services functions and staff, including the Integrated Library System, content aggregator, and Research Monitor.
  • Administers the department’s integrated library system (catalog, serials control, acquisitions, routing, etc.).
  • Develops, implements and maintains library technical services policies and procedures.
  • Supervises technical services staff and trains them as needed.
  • Performs original and copy cataloging of new materials (including electronic resources).
  • Plans for future development of cataloging systems and procedures.
  • Manages the processing, routing and curation of electronic resources and news via our ILS and our content aggregator platforms (Convergence, AcquireMedia, Meltwater).
  • Administers, updates and troubleshoots Research Monitor.
  • Prepares and maintains training materials.
  • Participates in updating the attorney publications database.
What You'll Bring:
  • MLS from an ALA accredited library school preferred
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a legal library, at least 1 of which must be in a supervisory position.
  • Proficiency with OCLC and applying LC classification and standard cataloging rules (MARC, AACR2), including work with authority files.
  • Proficiency with administering all aspects of an integrated library system (Horizon or EOS strongly preferred).
  • Knowledge of legal publications and materials, especially electronic resources.
  • Experience with content/news aggregators (Convergence preferred, Newsdesk, etc.).
  • Understanding of copyright management and licensing requirements for libraries.
  • Some familiarity with legal databases, e.g., Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, etc..
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, Acrobat, RSS, and other file formats.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a highly pressured environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, supervisory and writing skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational abilities.
  • Excellent project management and training skills.

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