Bennett Jones LLP Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 16, 2018Contract
Toronto - Law Librarian - Contract for Approximately One Year Essential Functions Provide an approachable, helpful, and knowledgeable first point of contact for all firm members seeking timely in-depth legal and business research Prepare daily news services and customized monitoring of legislative and case law developments Train and advise students and lawyers on the use of resources including print sources and various online databases Attend practice group meetings, provide specialized updates and act as a point person for these groups to enhance library services Contribute to marketing initiatives with client development research Collaborate with other members of the Library and Information Services Department to improve business processes, tools, methods, and effectiveness Qualifications Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies from an ALA accredited university Familiarity with the law, legal systems, and legal processes of Canada, the United States and Commonwealth jurisdictions Knowledge of legal research methodologies and resources, both print and electronic Advanced search skills on legal databases such as WestlawNext Canada and Lexis Advance Quicklaw, as well as business databases such as CapitalIQ and Certent DisclosureNet Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial with the ability to work independently and collaboratively Proven ability to prioritize and work in a fast paced environment Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, and initiative, focusing on client service excellence Committed to ongoing professional development Strong communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation Previous experience in a legal environment considered an asset Apply to Human Resources Bennett Jones Services Limited Partnership 3400 One First Canadian Place P.O. Box 130 Toronto, ON M5X 1A4 Fax: 416.863.1716 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that relatives of current employees are not eligible for consideration. All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory verification of a Canadian criminal record check. Determination of the factors that constitute satisfactory verification is within the sole discretion of Bennett Jones. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Bennett Jones is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act, 2005. If you require accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.