LAC Group seeks a Legal Resource Manager for a prestigious national law firm’s office in New York. The position will be responsible for the Research Department’s electronic services applications, circulation, current awareness distribution, acquisitions, and the firm’s electronic resources. This role liaises with the firm’s Global Technology Solutions and third-party vendors, manages all aspects of the ILS system, password management, mobility applications, Intranet and portal updates, adhering to licensing agreements and provides statistical reporting on utilization of resources through usage monitoring application.
QUALIFICATIONS Minimum five years (5) of Technical Services experience in a global or multi-office law firm or special/private legal department Masters Library Information Science or Certification in Business Technology or Project Management Certification (CAPM, certified associate in project management or PMP, project management professional) required
SKILLSET Technology skills- updating portals, intranet sites and functional understanding of network communications Knowledge of project management aspects with experience in planning and leading multiple concurrent project approach (identifies risk, roadblocks and suggests process improvement) Functional understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and strong troubleshooting and analytical skills Clearly communicates project expectations for support staff such as the Library Update Service, Library Assistant or Outsourced support Knowledge of ILS such SydneyPlus, (preferable) or IEOS Familiarity with library monitoring services such as Research Monitor or Onelog Understanding of Library of Congress Classification System (LC) and MARC Records ‘(Machine-Readable Cataloging) Familiarity with technology systems (i.e. Adobe Digital Edition reader or Overdrive-global distributor of eBooks) Strong Excel, MS Word, MS SharePoint administrator and publisher skills
New York, NY