Law Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Senior Business Intelligence Research Analyst
Location: Dentons US LLP, New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, or Los Angeles

Dentons US LLP has an opening for Senior Business Intelligence Research Analyst. Full vacancy announcement available at AALL Career Center:

Dentons US LLP is currently recruiting for a Senior Business Intelligence Research Analyst. This position performs business and competitive intelligence research support as needed by the Marketing Business Development and Leadership Team clients, in support of growth strategies and strategic initiatives.

The Research Analyst conducts extensive research on current and potential clients using electronic, print and Web sources to assist in identifying potential areas of cross-selling and opportunities in providing legal services. The analysis includes the identification of market trends, industry developments, client movements and other relevant client news. As well, conducting peer law firm analysis such as league table rankings, international activities and client relationships to support practice and office business development and talent acquisition initiatives.

Job Title: Librarian
Department: Department Of Commerce
Salary Range: $76,378.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Monday, November 2, 2015
Duty Locations: Washington DC

The Department of Commerce has an opening for a Librarian in the Office of General Counsel, Commerce Research Library. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Business Librarian will work primarily with the business and trade-focused organizations of the Department of Commerce. The Librarian’s chief responsibilities will be to instruct DOC staff on the best sources and methods for conducting research, to assess patrons’ business information needs, to procure print and digital content , and to promote the use of the library and its print and digital materials. The work of the Business Librarian falls into 4 main areas:

Reference and User Instruction: Responds to research requests related to business & industry, management, trade, and economics. Plans, develops, and delivers business research courses, workshops, consultations, and orientations for business & industry, management, trade, and economics professionals. Develops and maintains online tutorials, research guides, bibliographies, and other resource discovery tools to assist patrons with navigating the library’s print and digital content. Has primary responsibility for the library’s Bloomberg Terminal, including implementation, acquiring an in-depth understanding of Bloomberg data and other information that is relevant to DOC, and instructing library staff and patrons on its use.

Collection Development, Acquisitions, and Procurement: Manages and maintains currency and relevance of print and digital business & industry, management, trade, and economics collections, and evaluates new and existing products and resources. Assesses current information products and resources by evaluating their quality, depth of information, currency, price, duplication between sources, and how they meet user needs. Procures print and digital research content through formal contracting processes, consortia purchasing, micro purchasing, and other means. After acquiring Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) certification, works closely with the procurement office, library staff, patrons, and vendors to perform procurement duties such as market research, license and pricing negotiation, preparing procurement request packages that include statements of work and other documentation, and other procurement activities.

Marketing and Outreach: Proactively engages with patrons and promotes the use of print and digital materials. Assesses user needs and develops or modifies the library’s products, services, or collections to meet those needs. Expands existing client bases and builds new client bases. Assists with event planning and management. Assists with book merchandising, cross marketing of print and digital materials, and maximizing the investment value of research databases.

Other Duties: Responsible for day-to-day operations of half of the library’s physical space. Contributes actively to the library’s short, medium, and long-term planning. Remains current on technological application and best practices relevant to providing high quality library and research products, services, and programs.

Ability to frequently lift and move moderately heavy items (up to 35 pounds) and to move up to 100 pounds on a loaded, wheeled book truck.

Sherry Cox
Phone: 202-482-4278
Fax: 202-482-0249

Job Title: Librarian (Law)
Department: Department Of The Interior
Salary Range: $63,722.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Friday, October 23, 2015 to Monday, November 2, 2015
Duty Locations: Washington DC

The Department of the Interior has an opening for a Law Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

Major Duties

• Oversees and maintains the Library’s legal and legislative collection (inventorying existing collection, requesting new editions and updates, etc.) to ensure that the most current information is available.

• Keeps abreast of the Interior Department’s legal and legislative initiatives to ensure that the Library’s law collection and services meet agency needs. Evaluates and selects new materials to be acquired for the Library’s collection, based on special knowledge of legal focus of the Department and its bureaus, agencies, and offices.

• Serves as the legal and legislative research liaison for the Interior Department’s Solicitor’s Office meeting the reference needs of attorneys, paralegals, and other Solicitor’s office staff.

• Produces and distributes to Departmental staff the Library’s bimonthly “Law Update”, highlighting major law review articles, federal and state court cases, and Presidential documents dealing with subjects important to the mission of the Department of the Interior, as well as newly received Library publications and upcoming Library activities.

• Teaches training courses for Library patrons to assist them on the use of the Library’s legal and legislative print and electronic collections.

• Participates in the regularly scheduled staffing of the Library’s Reference Desk, answering patron questions and requests from Interior Department staff, federal agency employees, and the general public.

• Plans and sets up new exhibits highlighting the Department of the Interior and materials in the Library collection in the Library’s front entrance display cases.

Liuba C. Lockhart-Garcia
Phone: (202)208-4465