As part of the Research & Knowledge Services department, the Senior Research Analyst position is responsible for providing high-level research on legal and non-legal topics to attorneys and staff in all locations, training attorneys and staff on electronic resources, evaluating the value and benefit of current and proposed resources, leading departmental initiatives, and creating, adding and organizing content on the firm’s intranet.
Duties and Responsibilities
Education: Master of Library Science or Information Studies from an accredited university.
Experience: Five years of research experience in a law firm, corporate or academic law library.
Special Knowledge: Understanding of legal, business, electronic information sources and research methods. Knowledge of online legal and non-legal services, service providers, and library operations.
Technical Skills: Familiarity with library catalog software, legal research resources, and SharePoint. Proficient in Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, Capital IQ, Intelligize, VitalLaw, and Deal Point Data.
Attributes: Ability to answer requests in a timely manner; gather analyses and deliver information quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively; capable of working with a diverse client base and practice group changes; ability to manage multiple projects at one time and to prioritize and organize effectively; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Other Qualifications: Ability to work well and deal tactfully with people in high-pressure situations.
Job listing: https://velaw.taleo.net/careersection/external_first_pass_us_ve/jobdetail.ftl?job=1441&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
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