Two Positions: Washington, D.C.

Position: Senior Research Operations Coordinator
Location: Arnold & Porter

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

Job Description:
The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Senior Research Operations Coordinator in Washington, DC office. The Senior Research Operations Coordinator works as part of a firmwide team to support the financial functions of Research Operations, including expense accounting, variance reporting, budget data collection, and various invoicing responsibilities.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Managing the monthly variance process:Assisting the Director with annual budget and revised plan.
Reviewing and recording actual costs in Research Services applications to identify budget variances.
Identifying miscoded expenses and obtaining reclassifications.
Creating monthly variance spreadsheets and preliminary analysis for the Director.
Processing transactional expenses and chargebacks to the appropriate client matter or practice group.
Supporting collection services by performing some or all of the following tasks for the DC office:Participating in collection review projects as assigned.
Establishing and maintaining effective vendor relationships and working with vendors to rectify billing issues.
Processing invoices, recording data in acquisitions databases, and allocating client-matter charges.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting or related subject preferred or equivalent experience.
Minimum of two years of experience in a library, preferably law or business.
Strong Excel skills and expert facility with formulas and pivot tables.
Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to coordinate large amounts of data.
Strong analytical skills and an aptitude working with numbers.
Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and prioritize and manage time effectively.
Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
Exceptional client service.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
Proven reliability, dependability, and motivation.
Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.
To be considered for this position please apply directly via our website:

Position: Supervisory Legal Administrative Specialist (Research/Publications)
Location: Department of Justice, Office of Solicitor General
Salary: $106,823 – $138,868

Full job posting on USAjobs.

The duties and responsibilities for a Supervisory Legal Administrative Specialist (Research/Publications) generally include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide litigation support for Solicitors General offices on a variety of legal and non-legal databases and provides information in response to a wide range of questions.
Analyze and evaluate information pertaining to legal research of assigned areas, such as international, criminal, and antitrust laws.
Advise on legal memoranda and reports to provide an analysis of the factual and legal issues.
Advice on administrative procedures or appellate policies to include legal interpretations of applicable appellate claims regulations and statutes, past policies of the office, and interpretation of various sections of regulations and statutes.
Conditions of Employment
You must be a United States Citizen or National.
You will be required to complete a pre-employment security investigation and background check which includes a drug screening.
You may be required to complete a one-year probationary or trial period.
Selective Service registration is required for males born on, or after, December 31st 1959. Those not registered should have an approved exemption on file.
You must meet all eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement and continue to meet these requirements throughout the hiring process. Offers can be rescinded if requirements are not met.
Additional selections may be made from this announcement, at any time, if openings occur in other offices serviced by Justice Management Division, HR Operations.
Financial Disclosure: If selected, you may be required to disclose financial information in accordance with DOJ and Federal ethics guidelines.
COVID vaccination status may be requested for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols.
If selected you may be required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period.
To qualify for the position of Supervisory Legal Administrative Specialist (Research/Publications), (GS-0901-13), you must meet the required specialized experience specific to the series and grade you are applying to.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-13: I have one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level of Federal service or pay band which includes: conducting supervisory review of appellate briefs (such as In forma Pauperis (IFP) Briefs, Briefs in Opposition (OPS) and AC petitions or Merits Briefs to ensure accuracy of information before submission to US Courts of Appeal or the US Supreme Court; and searching and reviewing legal references, case files and other sources for information required by attorneys or court personnel to ensure legal citation are accurate and properly cited.
In addition to meeting 1 year specialized experience.
Selective Placement Factor: Selective Placement Factors (SPF) are special qualification requirements, in addition to the minimum requirements, that are essential in successfully performing the duties of this job. If SPF experience is not documented in your resume, you will not receive further consideration under this announcement. In addition to the specialized experience requirement listed above, this position has a selective placement factor(s): Experience in cite checking legal references and case files required by attorneys or court personnel.
You MUST meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/28/2022.
Your resume must support your responses to the questionnaire and qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.