Electronic Resource Technology Manager

POSITION: Electronic Resource Technology Manager

LOCATION: New York, New York

ORGANIZATION: Top Ranking Multinational AM Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $155K, plus generous performance-based bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Gym membership perks, Life Insurance, all firm amenities, exceptional culture, prestigious firm with historical stability, security and career growth. Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally!

OVERVIEW: The E-Resource Tech Manager provides direct support to the Senior Manager of Research Services to develop and implement projects to meet the needs of the Firm and its clients. This role manages all aspects of library management and budgeting technologies, and executes the Resource Management Services’ policies and procedures.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all library management and budgeting technology tools (i.e., EOS, Quest, Research Monitor, Newsdesk, etc.)
  • Work closely with Senior Manager of Research Services to develop and implement special projects as necessary
  • Create and implement policies and procedures related to the Firm’s library system
  • Produce annual budget for subscriptions and publications
  • Monitor departmental budget and expenses throughout the year
  • Work directly with vendors for new licenses, subscriptions and renewals
  • Coordinate the training for attorneys and staff on the use of online resources
  • Evaluate new information sources
  • Supervise and train resource management staff in their daily responsibilities
  • Troubleshoot technical issues related to the library systems as necessary
  • Generate reports for practice groups 
  • Assist with compilation of data and information for inclusion in reports to management
  • Assist with special projects, as assigned
  • Implement the Resource Management Services’ policies and procedures

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required 
  • 5+ years of experience in law firm, library, business development or related setting
  • 2+ years management experience, including supervision, planning, project development and implementation
  • Knowledge of library operations in a law firm settling
  • Prior research experience, including knowledge of Lexis, Westlaw and/or other online legal databases
  • Knowledge of litigation and transactional practices
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Advanced knowledge using library management tools such as, Research Monitor, Quest, library OPACs, Lexis Newsdesk and Vable
  • Comfortable learning new systems, software and skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a diverse group of internal and external clients, attorneys, staff, and vendors
  • Excellent communication skills, including presenting before large and small groups
  • Ability to manage confidential information and sensitive situations with tact and discretion
  • Ability to problem solve and prioritize tasks adequately
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills required