Legal Research Librarian
A top consulting a research firm has immediate opening for a full-time Information Resources Senior Associate in their NYC office. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative thinker who has vision and enthusiasm to join a global Information Resources team with an established and expanding firm.
Description and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Associate Director, Global Information Resources, the qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:
Work with global consulting staff on a wide range of research projects using information tools and proprietary databases to provide information for client projects and business development initiatives
Provide quick solutions and in-depth research, current awareness services, competitive intelligence and special research to support consulting staff
Work with information resources team members from other regions and offices to continue to build a global research function through sharing work and experiences
Help educate consulting staff on research issues and train them on end-user products
Assist in marketing and developing information services to staff globally
Work on special projects as assigned
Advanced degree in one of the following is required: information/library science from an accredited program or Masters (MBA) in business or economics; undergraduate degree in economics or finance would be an advantage.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a research environment providing business/corporate, and financial information is required.
Good understanding of the US legal system and a minimum of 2 years’ experience conducting Legal Research using tools such as PACER, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law, is required.
Understanding/knowledge and experience with database services such as: Bloomberg, CapIQ, FactSet, Refinitiv, DataStream, S&P Global Market Intelligence, BvD Orbis, legal databases (LexisNexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law).
Experience searching academic/literature/news databases such as Factiva, LexisNexis, Econlit, ProQuest, Dialog, Business Source Corporate, Hein Online.
Ability to prioritize, problem solve, respond quickly to requests and handle a workload requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, accurate, and interpretive thought processes.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of the Securities Finance industry is an advantage.
Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
The qualified candidate must be able to work Monday through Friday, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM, and additional hours as needed, to meet time-sensitive deadlines. Qualified candidates will be driven self-starters and be comfortable with face-to-face interactions with colleagues at all levels.
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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records