Director-Level Law Librarian; Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP; Los Angeles
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP seeks a director-level Law Librarian to lead the Firm into the next generation of library service and resources.
The Firm is in the AmLaw 200 and has held the top spot on the AmLaw A-list for four of the last six years. The library supports 190 attorneys and 220 staff members in two offices in litigation and transactional practice areas with a balance of print and electronic resources and extraordinary service.
The successful candidate will be practically innovative to inspire and guide the Firm in transition toward a greater reliance on electronic resources and will be adept in supporting attorneys and staff at every level with new tools and techniques.
The Law Librarian oversees information services (competitive intelligence and legal reference, research and analysis, library intranet pages), department operations (development and execution of the library budget, contract negotiation and analysis, space planning) and staff supervision (hiring, development, evaluation of three staff members). The Library is responsible for continuing legal education recordkeeping and program coordination and conducts or facilitates attorney and staff training in research-related skills. The Library facilitates federal court admissions and e-filing registration. The Law Librarian works with peer administrative directors to develop and deliver on firm initiatives.
Educational Requirements and Experience
Master’s degree in library science or information studies from an American Library Association accredited program or comparable degree.
Desired Skills and Qualifications with Related Responsibilities
Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills to lead a department that
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other common computer applications to
Strong leadership skills to
The Law Librarian is resident in the Los Angeles Office. Occasional travel to the San Francisco office and for continuing education is expected. The position may require work in the evening and on weekends.
The Law Librarian must be capable of meeting physical demands such as moving about the library and the office, sitting for extended periods of time, writing, typing, reading, speaking, hearing, and visual observation.
This position reports to the Executive Director. It is exempt and the benefits package and salary are competitive.
For more information, please see the posting at http://www.mto.com/careers/Available-Staff-Positions
For consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, 355 S. Grand Ave., Suite 3500, Los Angeles, CA 90071.
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP is an equal opportunity employer.