Research Librarian – Faegre Baker Daniels


Job Description
Faegre Baker Daniels has an opportunity for a Research Librarian to work with our Information Resources team in our Minneapolis office. You will be part of a dynamic team dedicated to providing in-depth legal and non-legal research and analysis services, including the development of current awareness services, training and user education. This position will work with other talented individuals who share a passion for doing great work in the best interest of our clients.

What you would do in this job:
• Provide research services in person or by various virtual formats
• Provide thorough reference interview and in-depth legal and non-legal research using sources both within and outside the firm
• Summarize and analyze research results
• Track billable and non-billable time and provide actionable metrics on research services provided
• Conduct library training sessions for incoming and existing legal and non-legal personnel
• Implement use of current awareness services by formulating searches and subscribing users
• Provide suggestions to managers regarding improvements to the collection
• Maintain awareness and understanding of emerging technological developments as they apply to research, information, communication and learning initiatives
• Ad hoc projects and duties, as assigned

Position Expectations
• Strong commitment to client service
• Strong organization and management skills, with the ability to prioritize and delegate projects and tasks
• Cooperation and the ability to collaborate in a team, including across offices
• Strong sense of urgency and professional dedication
• Ability to problem solve and use sound judgment in dealing with highly confidential information
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Positive and professional demeanor

Company Benefits
• Paid time for firm-sponsored volunteer events
• 37.5-hour work week with a one-hour lunch break
• Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts at the top of their fields
• Variety of health plan options, as well as dental and vision plans
• Generous paid time off
• Dress-for-your-day dress code
• Ergonomic sit-stand desks for a comfortable and healthy work environment
• A newly-renovated collaborative working space
• On-site wellness and fitness programs, including membership discounts at the STEELE Fitness gym in the building
• Access to a rooftop garden for some sunshine during work hours
• A centralized “Town Hall” area with a wide selection of vending and seating for lunch breaks and casual group meetings

• Master’s Degree in Library, Information Science or equivalent, or at least 4 years of professional experience in legal, business or technical library, required
• 3+ years of experience in a law firm or corporate library preferred
• Knowledge of a wide variety of information sources and the ability to evaluate their appropriateness or usefulness for the firm and individual research assignments

Company Description
Faegre Baker Daniels is dedicated to serving the legal needs of local, national, and international businesses. From offices in the United States, United Kingdom, and China, our staff of more than 1600 lawyers, consultants, paraprofessionals, administrative and operations professionals provide the expertise necessary to solve complex business challenges and work together to provide an exceptional experience for our clients.

Department/Practice Group: Information Resources
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Exempt
Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1

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