Information Services and Library Assistant, law Library Assistant – East Midlands, United Kingdom

Ref: 277Monday 21 February 2022


New role! A leading regional law practice renowned for being one of the best companies to work for requires an Information Services and Library Assistant to support the Information Services and Research Manager in their East Midlands Office.  This role would suit an individual with a library background or who has a genuine interest in a career in library and information.  The Information Manager is open to hybrid working but there would be some requirement to go into the office sometimes, however,  this is unlikely to be very frequent.

Main duties include:

  • Setting up new starters and removing users on the legal databases
  • Setting up new starters with team Manzama alerts
  • Password Resets
  • Answering general queries
  • Following training on the legal databases, you will be required to conduct research
  • Purchasing publications as required
  • Organising training/meetings as requested
  • Using the Library Management System
  • Auditing book collections

The successful candidate will be well organised, detail oriented, have strong IT capabilities, and have a good team working ethic.

  • Is happy to work in a smaller team (of two) and this role also requires working alone at times but will have the support of the wider Knowledge Management team
  • Has worked with online databases before and is confident with online systems
  • Can confidently interact and communicate with primarily internal stakeholders
  • Ideally has worked in professional services (but not essential)
  • Previous library experience desirable but not essential