Position: Sr. Research Analyst for Training & Outreach
Location: Venable LLP
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You’re looking for a change, and so are we. At Venable, we know that every new hire brings valuable experience, new perspectives, and a chance to raise the bar on our approach to Research and Knowledge Services. That’s why we’re looking for a Sr. Research Analyst for Training & Outreach to lead library outreach, training initiatives as well as research team assignments. Research Team activities include conducting high-level substantive research in a wide variety of practice areas utilizing a diverse range of resources to support client work, business development, and firm management and functional areas.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for…
Leading the department’s training and outreach initiatives to develop annual research training goals and assure that lawyers develop awareness and proficiency in using appropriate resources to support their client work.
Collaborating with Reference and Knowledge Services team members, the Professional Development team, Practice Group Leaders, Partners, and other firm leaders to assess and understand attorney and professional staff research and information needs.
Designing, developing, and implementing training programs and developing appropriate learning materials.
Providing training to attorneys and professional staff in a variety of platforms, including remote virtual learning, video learning, concierge (one-on-one), and in-person group presentations
Providing high-level legal, regulatory, legislative, tax, corporate, and general domestic and international research and reference services to attorneys, legal assistants, clients, and administrative staff
Researching and writing summaries of research results across a wide spectrum of business, legal, legislative, analytics and docket resources in over 200 rapidly-changing databases including Lexis, Westlaw, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah, LexMachina, Bloomberg/B-Law, Pacer, CNS, CourtLink, Capital IQ, OCLC, Intelligize, TLO, Checkpoint, and others.
Providing analysis and synthesis of research results and presenting findings in a manner promoting effective decision making.
The successful candidate will demonstrate…
Bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate or equivalent experience
A minimum of two years office or law firm experience preferred
Working knowledge of MS Office products including Outlook, Word, and Excel
Strong communication skills: ability to interact in both written and oral form with all levels of the organization
Experience with logic-based searching preferred
Position: Law Librarian/Reference Librarian
Location: Environmental Protection Agency (ASRC Federal)
ASRC holds a nationwide contract for library and records management services with the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. ASRC librarians, records managers and support staff collect, organize and maintain library and records materials; safeguard Confidential Business Information (CBI); maintain Superfund Records Centers; manage the EPA Docket Center operations, provide National Records and Content Management Branch Support, assist EPA and external customers with document delivery/ILL, reference and research services, etc.
ASRC Federal Professional Services, Inc., a Subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding Company, is currently seeking a Law Librarian/Reference Librarian in Washington, DC.
ASRC Federal Professional Services provides federal government agencies a complete spectrum of operations and maintenance, facilities management, logistics and business process support services. We strive to not only meet our customers’ needs but help them overcome challenges as well.
Key Role: Provide professional level (Librarian) support in the areas of reference services, information management, patron outreach and communication regarding available library services and resources. Providing legal research support, legislative history research, current news/awareness services, and other support to the US EPA Office of General Counsel Law Library and the Headquarters and Chemical Libraries.
- Provide professional level (Librarian) support in the areas of reference services, information management, patron outreach and communication regarding available library services and resources.
- Providing legal research support, legislative history research, current news/awareness services, and other support to the Office of General Counsel Law Library
- Provide onsite reference desk support at client location in Washington DC
- Provide reference services to the public through e-mail, phone, desk, and other communication channels
- Participate in workgroups supporting library network cooperation, services improvement, and staff/patron current awareness and training.
- Provide consultation on and participate in the provision of librarian services and updating/maintaining procedures documentation.
- Librarians on the team participate in Library Network Activities, which may include workgroups supporting collaborative services, digitization, outreach, and other topics requiring input form professional librarian staff.
- Prepare weekly and monthly statistical and narrative reports on reference services and progress; preparing other reports as needed.
A Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent degree and 5 years minimum of professional level experience supporting law library services/reference services.
Experience in preparing analytic reports and statistics, use of applications such as Excel, and development of logical expressions and database queries.
Demonstrated strong written and oral communication abilities.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident status in order to pass a government sponsored background investigation.