Research Services Manager

Akerman Senterfitt   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Legal & Accounting


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

Working with the Research Services team, this position supports attorneys and staff, and reports to the Director of Research Services. Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise the team of research librarians and manage work assignments and projects for the team.
  • Coordinate the library reference and research services provided firm-wide.
  • Perform high quality research and reference assistance to attorneys and staff using legal, business and news online and print resources.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the firm's available online and print research resources.
  • Monitor and provide alerts on various legal, industry, client or subject topics for attorneys and staff.
  • Provide research skills training and orientation to attorneys and staff.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with attorneys and staff to promote the Research Services team.

We require a Masters of Library Sciences degree, and a minimum of (5) years of law firm library experience in a senior level/managerial capacity. The Research Services Manager candidate has demonstrated leadership skills and team management/staff supervision abilities. The candidate must have a strong customer service focus. The candidate must have a proficiency with Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah and other legal and business research databases. The candidate must be able to work independently and efficiently under pressure and be able to thrive within the firm's highly dynamic environment.