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Director, Research & Information Services-LAC Group

  • 05 Jan 2022 11:39 AM
    Message # 12240823
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title:

    Director, Research & Information Services-LAC Group

    Position Description:

    LAC Group seeks a Director of Research and Information Services for a progressive and innovative law firm in the Baltimore/DC area. The Director of Research will be responsible for leading a team of research professionals and managing the Research Information Center. This is a full-time benefited position with a standard 9 AM – 5 PM Monday – Friday schedule.


    Develop short and long term strategic goals and objectives for the department
    Manage procurement activities, including analyzing usage data, developing KPIs, and negotiating favorable pricing and terms.
    Create, manage and seek approval for the department budget, which includes managing vendors, negotiating contracts, and ensuring terms and service meet the needs of the firm
    Develop cost reduction strategies and realign tools by eliminating redundancy, maximizing the use of online versions and/or renegotiating vendor agreements
    Develop practice area specialties, liaise with Marketing and Business Development departments, support firm competitive intelligence research, and maintain proper risk management standards
    Research and monitor trends in library services and information resources, including new technologies, and look for opportunities to align those tools and services with the firm’s goals and information needs
    Direct all activities for research and reference collection development and maintenance, including the acquisition of research and reference materials and sources. Reviewing, evaluating, and recommending new research materials/resources for firm utilization, with PGL approval and partnership
    Ensure departmental awareness and education/training on developments in legal research, technology, information management, and other developments related to law research and reference operations
    Ensure swift processing of departures and arrivals, with a minimum of disruption.


    Master’s degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA-accredited program
    Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a law firm or corporate research environment
    At least 1+ years of experience with direct supervision, budgeting, project and organization of a research library.

    Application Process:



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