SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Legal Research Librarian, in Newark, NJ.
Conduct efficient, cost-effective research and reference support to lawyers using the most appropriate online and print sources;
Develop liaison relationship with Practice Groups;
Meet with lawyers regarding anticipated research needs and products;
Produce current awareness alerts and monitor legislative issues for lawyers;
Research topics for lawyers writing articles and presenting speeches;
Obtain documents and books from outside sources via telephone calls, orders, documents from agencies, courts, document retrieval services and other libraries;
Implement research services policies;
Conduct local orientation with new lawyers;
Promote research services to legal and administrative staff in assigned offices;
Stay abreast of professional literature to ensure that our research services are efficient, cost-effective and complete;
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Library and Information Science;
7+ years of legal reference and research experience;
Competitive Intelligence knowledge is preferred;
Expert proficiency in online and case law research and legal databases;
Extensive legal and business research experience using both online and print resources;
Well-developed professional interpersonal skills;
Customer service focused;
Outstanding problem solving ability with proven strong organizational skills;
Able to work in a fast-paced environment with a demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands, provide high levels of customer service and maintain a professional demeanor under stress.