Jobline

San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Jobline

The Jobline is provided by the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA).

The fee to post a job is $25.00 for SLA members, and $50.00 for non-members. We will send you an invoice when we post the job.  Jobs are listed for six weeks.

Instructions

  • Posting should be in plain text if possible (no fancy formatting).
  • Include geographical location, job title, salary, job responsibilities, whether the job is full or part time/permanent or temporary, desired qualifications, application contact information and close date, if applicable.
  • Indicate if you are an SLA member.
  • Send your posting information to Grace Kim.


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Jobline 1/29/2020

Temporary Research and Innovation Specialist

Fenwick & West LLP

Locations: Mountain View, CA;  San Jose, CA; Foster City, CA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA

Temporary/Full-Time

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

The Temporary Research and Innovation Specialist will provide in-depth reference and research services to a variety of attorneys and staff professionals, while providing a variety of support for the library's operational functions. This position can be based in any of our California offices (Mountain View, San Francisco, San Jose or Foster City) or our Seattle, Washington office.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Actively collaborate and partner with attorneys to tailor research for specific requests and needs.
  • Manage individual research requests and processes.
  • Provide complex legal and business reference/research services, providing information in a variety of formats based on patron needs/requirements.
  • Analyze data when appropriate and distill information into concise and appropriate deliverables if required.
  • Support client-related research activities.
  • Offer expertise and input regarding the selection, use and implementation of online research services.
  • Provide overflow business research services for marketing and business development.

 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with legal, business reference and research tools, including patent research and databases.
  • Competency with online research services.
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, staff professionals and vendors, both verbally and in writing.
  • Team player with strong client service orientation.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Willingness to explore new ways of providing information to users.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years in legal, Intellectual Property (IP), or business library experience preferred. Familiarity with patent research and deep experience with Lexis, Westlaw and other research and reference databases. MLS degree required.

To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online: http://www.fenwick.com/pages/Careers-Professional-Staff.aspx


When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!
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Jobline 1/8/2020
Senior Research and Innovation Analyst

Locations: Mountain View, San Jose, Foster City or San Francisco

Permanent / Full-time

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

We have an opening for a Senior Research and Innovation Analyst who will provide administrative and research support to the Research & Intelligence team, including client billable research for all offices. This position can be based in any of our Bay Area offices with Mountain View office being preferred.

 

Responsibilities Include:

- Handle password assignment and management for RI-related research tools.

- Manage Library Catalog software (EOS) including electronic routing of materials and interfaces with other firm systems such as Workday.

- Provide/monitor database usage data for RI Manager using Research Monitor and vendor report functionality.

- Interface with vendors on technical issues including troubleshooting connectivity issues and updating IP addresses.

- Maintain records and generate reports using library's software.

- Catalog new library materials.

- Under the direction of the librarians, perform billable and non-billable ready reference research as requested by attorneys/paralegals, office departments and staff.

- Assist with special projects and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

- Knowledge and exposure to database structure and design.

- Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

- Able to meet deadlines and reprioritize projects as needed to meet the needs of requestors.

- Knowledge of legal materials preferred.

 

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Research and Innovation, the ideal candidate will have experience with or exposure to library or archive processes, user management, and vendor relations such as issue resolutions, bug fixes and enhancements. The candidate will also have experience with workflow/queries, quality assurance and data entry protocols. Sharepoint experience a plus. Bachelor's degree required.

 

To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online: http://www.fenwick.com/pages/Careers-Professional-Staff.aspx

When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!

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Jobline 12/20/2019
Mechanics’ Institute Library Supervisor (30 hours/week)

Job Description
The Library Supervisor position is responsible for managing daily operations of the Library, supervising paraprofessional staff, providing public service, and supporting collection development. The Library Supervisor reports to the Library Director and is part of a staff of six professional librarians, three full-time library paraprofessionals, and several part-time library assistants, all of whom are focused on providing professional and excellent services to members and guests. The position requires teamwork, flexibility, and strong customer service, technology, and organizational skills.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct supervision of full-time and part-time paraprofessional staff, including onboarding, training, and scheduling.
  • Monitors and documents staff performance, offering feedback, providing training, and resolving staffing issues that might arise.
  • Oversees all public desk services including the implementation of library policies and procedures in relation to customer service.
  • Maintains and updates procedure manuals, service metrics, and assists in the development of library policies and services.
  • Works with Library Director in the recruitment of staff, including revision of job descriptions to meet changing Library needs.
  • Creates and maintains a staffing schedule to ensure adequate coverage of the library service desks.
  • Assists with collection development projects and maintenance of library materials.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in Library Science preferred; and 2-3 years of experience managing and supervising employees; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of current library practices and technologies.
  • Computer and technology skills, including ILS and MS Office Suite. Experience with Sierra a plus.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, complete assigned projects in a timely manner, and flexibility to accommodate shifting priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal and communicate effectively with members, the public, direct reports and other staff.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Available to work occasional evening and weekend hours.

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Healthcare and other paid benefits
  • Membership to Mechanics' Institute

 

To Apply

  • Send cover letter and resume to jobs@milibrary.org and include “Library Supervisor” in the subject line
  • Desired Salary (a range is fine)
  • Position will remain open until filled
  • No phone calls please
When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!
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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Jobline

The Jobline is provided by the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA).

The fee to post a job is $25.00 for SLA members, and $50.00 for non-members. We will send you an invoice when we post the job.  Jobs are listed for six weeks.

Instructions

  • Posting should be in plain text if possible (no fancy formatting).
  • Include geographical location, job title, salary, job responsibilities, whether the job is full or part time/permanent or temporary, desired qualifications, application contact information and close date, if applicable.
  • Indicate if you are an SLA member.
  • Send your posting information to Grace Kim.


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Jobline 1/29/2020

Temporary Research and Innovation Specialist

Fenwick & West LLP

Locations: Mountain View, CA;  San Jose, CA; Foster City, CA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA

Temporary/Full-Time

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

The Temporary Research and Innovation Specialist will provide in-depth reference and research services to a variety of attorneys and staff professionals, while providing a variety of support for the library's operational functions. This position can be based in any of our California offices (Mountain View, San Francisco, San Jose or Foster City) or our Seattle, Washington office.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Actively collaborate and partner with attorneys to tailor research for specific requests and needs.
  • Manage individual research requests and processes.
  • Provide complex legal and business reference/research services, providing information in a variety of formats based on patron needs/requirements.
  • Analyze data when appropriate and distill information into concise and appropriate deliverables if required.
  • Support client-related research activities.
  • Offer expertise and input regarding the selection, use and implementation of online research services.
  • Provide overflow business research services for marketing and business development.

 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with legal, business reference and research tools, including patent research and databases.
  • Competency with online research services.
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, staff professionals and vendors, both verbally and in writing.
  • Team player with strong client service orientation.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Willingness to explore new ways of providing information to users.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years in legal, Intellectual Property (IP), or business library experience preferred. Familiarity with patent research and deep experience with Lexis, Westlaw and other research and reference databases. MLS degree required.

To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online: http://www.fenwick.com/pages/Careers-Professional-Staff.aspx


When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Jobline 1/8/2020
Senior Research and Innovation Analyst

Locations: Mountain View, San Jose, Foster City or San Francisco

Permanent / Full-time

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

We have an opening for a Senior Research and Innovation Analyst who will provide administrative and research support to the Research & Intelligence team, including client billable research for all offices. This position can be based in any of our Bay Area offices with Mountain View office being preferred.

 

Responsibilities Include:

- Handle password assignment and management for RI-related research tools.

- Manage Library Catalog software (EOS) including electronic routing of materials and interfaces with other firm systems such as Workday.

- Provide/monitor database usage data for RI Manager using Research Monitor and vendor report functionality.

- Interface with vendors on technical issues including troubleshooting connectivity issues and updating IP addresses.

- Maintain records and generate reports using library's software.

- Catalog new library materials.

- Under the direction of the librarians, perform billable and non-billable ready reference research as requested by attorneys/paralegals, office departments and staff.

- Assist with special projects and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

- Knowledge and exposure to database structure and design.

- Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

- Able to meet deadlines and reprioritize projects as needed to meet the needs of requestors.

- Knowledge of legal materials preferred.

 

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Research and Innovation, the ideal candidate will have experience with or exposure to library or archive processes, user management, and vendor relations such as issue resolutions, bug fixes and enhancements. The candidate will also have experience with workflow/queries, quality assurance and data entry protocols. Sharepoint experience a plus. Bachelor's degree required.

 

To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online: http://www.fenwick.com/pages/Careers-Professional-Staff.aspx

When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Jobline 12/20/2019
Mechanics’ Institute Library Supervisor (30 hours/week)

Job Description
The Library Supervisor position is responsible for managing daily operations of the Library, supervising paraprofessional staff, providing public service, and supporting collection development. The Library Supervisor reports to the Library Director and is part of a staff of six professional librarians, three full-time library paraprofessionals, and several part-time library assistants, all of whom are focused on providing professional and excellent services to members and guests. The position requires teamwork, flexibility, and strong customer service, technology, and organizational skills.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct supervision of full-time and part-time paraprofessional staff, including onboarding, training, and scheduling.
  • Monitors and documents staff performance, offering feedback, providing training, and resolving staffing issues that might arise.
  • Oversees all public desk services including the implementation of library policies and procedures in relation to customer service.
  • Maintains and updates procedure manuals, service metrics, and assists in the development of library policies and services.
  • Works with Library Director in the recruitment of staff, including revision of job descriptions to meet changing Library needs.
  • Creates and maintains a staffing schedule to ensure adequate coverage of the library service desks.
  • Assists with collection development projects and maintenance of library materials.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in Library Science preferred; and 2-3 years of experience managing and supervising employees; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of current library practices and technologies.
  • Computer and technology skills, including ILS and MS Office Suite. Experience with Sierra a plus.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, complete assigned projects in a timely manner, and flexibility to accommodate shifting priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal and communicate effectively with members, the public, direct reports and other staff.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Available to work occasional evening and weekend hours.

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Healthcare and other paid benefits
  • Membership to Mechanics' Institute

 

To Apply

  • Send cover letter and resume to jobs@milibrary.org and include “Library Supervisor” in the subject line
  • Desired Salary (a range is fine)
  • Position will remain open until filled
  • No phone calls please
When apply­ing, please men­tion that you found this posi­tion list­ing on SLA SF Bay Area Jobline. Thank you!
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