Job Posting: Reference Librarian, F/T, Lawson Lundell LLP

Job Posting: Reference Librarian, Lawson Lundell LLP, Vancouver

Lawson Lundell LLP is currently seeking a full-time librarian to perform a variety of duties in our law library.

Under the direction of the library manager, the librarian will:

  • Provide reference, research and current awareness services to our lawyers, articling students, and legal support staff;
  • Identify writing opportunities for our lawyers, in partnership with the Business Development & Marketing department
  • Coordinate transitions of resource platforms, as required;
  • Assist the library manager with training of students and new lawyers;
  • Attend practice group meetings as information-resources liaison, alternating with library manager
  • Coordinate other information projects, as required

Qualified applicants will have:

  • A graduate degree in Library Science from an accredited institution
  • Experience in and/or demonstrated aptitude for legal research, using print and electronic resources
  • An in-depth understanding of library applications and the ability to work closely with our firm’s IT Department to resolve problems and mount new products
  • An aptitude for detail and accuracy, and the ability to work independently under time constraints
  • Grace under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team

Closing Date: 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 21, 2016

To apply for this position, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Debbie Millward
Manager, Information Resources
Lawson Lundell LLP
1600 - 925 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2

Email: dmillward@lawsonlundell.com