Research Librarian Faegre Drinker Denver, CO

Faegre Drinker is a firm designed for clients and designed for you. We understand that our people are critical to our success and we are committed to investing in our paraprofessional, administrative and operations professionals. We are always looking for talented, service-focused individuals to join our flexible and high-performing culture. With technology tools and resources that support our hybrid work environment, our colleagues enjoy a culture of learning, support for work and personal goals, opportunities to give back to our communities, and competitive benefits and rewards programs. At Faegre Drinker, you will have the opportunity to share your expertise within and across teams and contribute to our success.

Job Description Summary:
Faegre Drinker has an opportunity for a Research Librarian to work with our Research and Information Services team in our Denver office. You will be part of a dynamic team dedicated to conducting quick reference and on-demand research in support of attorneys, staff, and referred clients. This position will work with other talented individuals who share a passion for doing great work in the best interest of our clients.

Job Description:
What you would do:
Independently, creatively, and accurately conduct efficient, cost-effective legal and non-legal research
Provide research to the Client & Competitive Intelligence Department, Business Development & Marketing Department, practice groups, industry teams, recruiting department, and to strategic committees of the firm, in the form of useful/actionable research such as: alerts; lists of business contacts; reports on companies; and identify potential markets and industries, as well as provide competitive analyses, all in alignment with the firm’s strategic plan, and the practice group and industry teams’ business plans
Teach attorneys, paralegals and other employees effective research techniques using print and electronic resources
Assist attorneys in framing and solving their information needs
Provide research and analysis of potential vendors, vendor products and electronic research sources to operations departments as requested

What is expected:
Ability to problem-solve
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a virtual environment (e.g., via phone, web/videoconference)
Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline-orientated environment
Demonstrated ability to use good judgment in taking initiative while asking for direction or clarification and consulting others, as appropriate
Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment
Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation
Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information
Ability to maintain stamina throughout a standard workday, on- and off-site
Ability to maintain regular attendance and work regularly scheduled hours
Ability to take direction and accept supervision
Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations
Ability to work effectively with co-workers in a team oriented collaborative environment

What we offer:
Flexible working environment for work-life success
Opportunity to participate in firm-sponsored volunteer events
Wellness programming with personalized content and activities
Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts at the top of their fields
Variety of health plan options, as well as dental, vision and 401(k) plans
Generous paid time off
The typical hiring range for this position is $70,000 to $80,000 per year with a scheduled 37.5 hour work week. Actual compensation will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, and responsibilities. The range listed is just one component of Faegre Drinker’s total compensation and benefits package for employees which includes life, health, accident and disability insurance and a 401(k) plan.

What is required:
Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA-accredited library school or Juris Doctor degree from ABA-accredited law school
Minimum of three years professional library experience in a law firm, corporate or professional services environment
Business/Competitive Intelligence research experience
Knowledge of legal and business information, research creation and distribution processes
Knowledge of government, legal, and business sources of information and terminology
Proficiency in using legal and non-legal research services such as Westlaw and Lexis; ability to learn numerous secondary online services such as Bloomberg Law, VitalLaw, Intelligize and RIA/Checkpoint, as well as various litigation and business development tools
Creative deployment of multiple research strategies and services in completing assignments
Proficiency with MS operating system
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

Apply now if you are ready to join the Faegre Drinker team!

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Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of employment, including retirement, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.

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