Web Services Librarian; Paul Hastings LLP; Los Angeles

Position Description:

The Web Services Librarian optimizes and maintains integrated library systems and related resources.

In this capacity, the Web Services Librarian will:

  • Integrate and optimize resource management systems and related tools in collaboration with IT and Library Research/Information Resource teams;
  • Maintain and update library web content and services;
  • Provide information and resources to support online research for librarians and attorneys;
  • Enhance and promote the use of electronic subscriptions through web technologies; Generate related reports and statistics;
  • Develop and maintain best practices, procedures, and support documentation related to the management of electronic resources, web services, and other library technologies;
  • Work beyond scheduled hours as required; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned.


We are seeking candidates who have:

  • Expert proficiency in electronic resource management platforms (Onelog, Research Monitor);
  • Advanced proficiency in integrated library management systems;
  • Advanced proficiency in online research and legal databases (Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw);
  • Advanced proficiency in collaboration applications (Microsoft SharePoint);
  • Advanced proficiency in administering Inter/Intra/Extranet and other web technologies, particularly for legal-specific uses (Portal);
  • Advanced proficiency in project management;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite;
  • Advanced proficiency in English language usage, including punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of legal print and electronic information sources;
  • Advanced knowledge of content licensing, subscription and disseminations rights and practices;
  • Advanced knowledge of interface design principles and practical applications;
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory;
  • Advanced knowledge of information architecture and web development technologies (HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Web 2.0 technologies, LibGuides);
  • Fundamental knowledge of marketing principles, procedures, concepts and practical applications;
  • Advanced degree (MLS, MLIS) in library science, library information science or related field (preferred);
  • At least 5 years of experience in a law or business library;
  • At least 5 years of experience in use of database and web technology;
  • At least 3 years of internal marketing or training experience (preferred);

Please apply online at www.paulhastings.com/.

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

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