Sr. Research and Reference Specialist
Our client, an incredibly prestigious, global law firm with strengths in litigation and many other practice areas, is searching for a Senior Research and Reference Specialist for its Palo Alto office. The firm offers very competitive salaries and benefits, and the chance to learn from and be a part of a truly elite team.
Provide research and reference assistance to attorneys and advise attorneys on optimal research strategies.
Maintain expert knowledge of the library collections, online database resources, interlibrary loan availability, document delivery, and other resources.
Mentor and train junior staff.
Provide reference desk coverage.
Serve as a liaison to a particular practice group, developing expertise in the relevant area.
Help develop and maintain intranet reference collections, including checking links, developing collections, and integrating subject-specific resources into the larger firm portal.
Assist in developing both the paper and digital resources collections.
Evaluate new and existing research tools and make appropriate recommendations.
Manage and maintain the West Coast libraries and provide relevant training to new attorneys and staff.
- JD, MLS or MLIS.
- 5-10 years of reference and research experience.
- Expert knowledge of print and digital legal and business resources and research techniques.
- Experience in a large law firm or comparable environment preferred.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any interest in the position or any questions.