Legal Librarian (Vancouver)

Original posting is here: http://www.zsa.ca/jobs/file/legal-librarian-5-years-downtown-vancouver/

Job description

Our client is a reputable local law firm, and they are seeking an enthusiastic law Librarian on a permanent, full-time basis. The ideal candidate will be a librarian with extensive law firm experience, and/or a research lawyer who can maintain the library and also provide legal advice. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career with a collegial, reputable firm!

Duties will include:

  • Management of the library
  • Ordering books
  • Research and searches
  • Maintaining the database and catalogue
  • Preparing memos
  • Training/assisting staff as required
  • Preparing the library budget
  • Setting up access for accounts, and maintaining the Intranet site

Candidates will require a minimum of 5 years of previous experience in a library in a legal environment, with a Law, MLIS, MLS or equivalent degree required. Strong computer skills (especially with MS Office) and other online resources and databases (WestlawNext, LexisNexis, CanLII, RSS feeds) are also required. Knowledge of library procedures, legal terminology, and research are assets in this role. If you are an analytical thinker with a customer service disposition, do not hesitate to apply!

For more details about this position or to apply, please send your resume (in MS Word) to JoAnne Peppiatt at jpeppiatt@zsa.ca quoting reference number 24931.