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Research Coordinator

💼 Graduate Job
💻 Remote
🤑 $60K - $72K

AI generated summary

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of law library experience, knowledge of legal resources such as Westlaw and Lexis Advance, proficiency with Microsoft Office, exceptional client service skills, ability to work independently and in a team, strong communication skills, and familiarity with the Quest ticketing system are required. Membership in an ALA accredited school's Master's in Library Science program is a plus.
  • Conducting extensive reference and document research using various resources to provide support for due diligence services, collaborating with the Research Workflow Supervisor to develop new research services, and actively engaging in internal firm meetings.

Graduate Job

Research & Development, Legal

Description

  • The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Research Coordinator to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. This position may work 100% virtual/remote in a firm approved U.S. state working Pacific or Mountain Time hours. 
  • Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, the Research Coordinator performs on demand reference and document research services across a wide range of subject areas using a variety of print and electronic resources, including free and fee-based databases and web sites. In addition, the Research Coordinator supports the delivery of services to departments, including Conflicts, the Managing Attorney’s Office, and Marketing. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; enrollment in a Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school is a plus.
  • A minimum of one year of experience providing on demand reference in a law library. Experience working in any professional department within a large law firm is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system is a plus.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull, and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Legal

Responsibilities

  • Performing on demand reference and document research services across a wide range of subject areas using a variety of print and electronic resources, including free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Serving as primary researcher in support of due diligence service for the Conflicts Department.
  • Working with the Research Workflow Supervisor to design and implement new research services to the firm’s professional departments, including the Managing Attorney’s Office, Practice Support Services, and Marketing.
  • Actively participating in department and other internal firm meetings.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

remote

Salary

60000 - 72000 USD