Supervisor of Technical Services; Paul Hastings LLP; Los Angeles

Position Description:

The Supervisor of Technical Services supervises the staff and workflows of Knowledge Management’s Information Resource Management Technical Services function.

In this capacity, the Technical Services Supervisor:

  • Supervises the workflow, resources and priorities of Library Technicians; Supervises performance and sets goals, ensures continuous professional development; Performs quality assurance review of work product;
  • Liaises with vendors to ensure accurate completion of library maintenance tasks;
  • Oversees and develops standardized workflows within the Information Resource Management function and in collaboration with Finance to process invoices and cost recoveries and to generate audit reports; coordinates with vendors concerning account issues;
  • Oversees management of library print collections, including new acquisitions, renewals, and elimination of unused materials; collaborates with local staff in US offices on library relocations and print reduction initiatives;
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree; MLS degree preferred;
  • At least 4 years of experience in a professional services or law firm (preferred) library environment;
  • At least 4 years of Library-related technical services experience, including vendor relationships, accounts payable and cost recoveries;
  • At least 4 years of supervisory experience, with remote team supervision preferred;
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite applications, specifically MS Excel and spreadsheet/database applications;
  • Advanced abilities in coordinating workflows across various offices with Library Technician staff, and planning and executing projects within time and budget constraints through to completion;
  • Advanced knowledge of accounts payable standards, cost recoveries and associated procedures;
  • Advanced knowledge of law firm library technical services functions, particularly management of print collections.

Paul Hastings LLP is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

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