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Job opportunity - New York - Library Resources Manager

  • 1.  Job opportunity - New York - Library Resources Manager

    Posted 09-13-2023 12:01

    Good morning,

    Please find below an exciting opportunity. If you have questions you can contact my colleague or apply at the link below.,-law,-new-york-487.aspx

    Strategic and operational! One of the world's most prominent financial services law firms is seeking a Library Resources Manager to lead and oversee their firm-wide library services and research initiatives. If you have a strong background in library management, experience in a law firm setting, and the ability to manage teams and resources effectively, we want to hear from you. The anticipated annual base salary range for this position is $160,000 to $180,000.

     Main responsibilities include:

    • Develop and maintain relationships with firm personnel, including legal and administrative leadership, practice group leaders, key personnel from individual attorney teams, and members of the administrative staff.
    • Organize a coherent strategy for library resources that works at all levels from firm-wide to individual.
    • Provide strategic and operational direction for the management of library resources and technical services.
    • Manage the library team, including scheduling, recruiting, onboarding, training, and performance management.
    • Develop training strategies and provide guidance to the library team on creating and maintaining library-related resources.
    • Conduct outreach to attorneys and professional staff to gather feedback and monitor trends in resource usage.
    • Manage login credentials for electronic services within license agreements and copyright restrictions.
    • Collaborate with directors and managers to plan the annual budget and monitor expenses.

    To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience:

    • 5+ years of library experience, preferably within a law firm.
    • Master's Degree in Library Science or JD required.
    • Proven experience in managing teams across multiple offices.
    • A dynamic self-starter with excellent communication skills.
    • Strong knowledge of library systems and workflows.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, SharePoint, EOS, and Bloomberg Terminal is strongly preferred.

    Simon Burton