Reference Librarian (Law Firm) – Washington, D.C.

Position: Reference Librarian
Location: Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. Jobline:

http://www.llsdc.org/llsdc-jobline

The law firm of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. is recruiting to fill a new Reference Librarian position in the Washington, D.C. office. The Reference Librarian will work as part of a research team to provide reference, research and information services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide reference and research assistance to attorneys and paralegals of the firm, including support for attorney professional development, client development projects, marketing, speaking engagement preparation, and specialized legislative and regulatory research.

Provide Interlibrary Loan service as needed.

Daily monitoring and dissemination of targeted news, legislative, litigation, and regulatory developments to specific attorney interest groups.

Assist with any of the following: 1) client billing for research services and invoice payment; 2) orientation of new attorneys and paralegals; 3) user training and password management for research resources; 4) cataloging; 5) monitoring and editing of research pages on firm intranet; 6) coverage of essential duties in the absence of the Library Assistant

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program; One to two years’ relevant Library experience in a law firm or corporate environment; Strong customer service skills; Ability to prioritize and manage deadlines and assignments; Excellent organizational, project management, communication, and interpersonal skills; Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively; Database research experience with legal and business databases including but not limited to, Lexis, PACER, WK/CCH, Dun & Bradstreet; Cataloging experience a plus; Ability to lift heavy items and perform related physical activities.

TO APPLY

We thank all applicants for their interest, however we are only able to contact candidates selected for follow up.
Please send resume and cover letting containing salary expectations to Donna Shumaker, Director of Library Services, at DShumaker@ebglaw.com. No agencies, please.

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