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  • Librarian, Research Services Toronto
  • Goodmans LLP in Toronto, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Goodmans LLP is internationally recognized as one of Canada’s leading and most innovative law firms. We offer market leading expertise in M&A, corporate, securities and finance, private equity, real estate, tax, restructuring, litigation and other business-related specialties.

What makes Goodmans a great place to work? Knowing you are part of a team that will ensure you feel valued, connected and supported. We are committed to fostering a dynamic and engaging culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, then this is the place for you. Join us and put yourself in good company!

We are looking for a full-time Librarian, Research Services. As a key member of the Library Services team, you will be reporting to the Manager, Library Services. In this role, you will be responsible for providing high-quality legal and business research and reference services and training to lawyers and students.

Scope of... Responsibilities:
• Provide timely and high quality legal and business research, analysis and reference services on complex matters to lawyers, students and staff
• Develop knowledge of legal subject areas and relevant research tools
• Advise students and lawyers on technical research strategy, methodology and resources
• Keep lawyers informed about developments relevant to their practice by monitoring legislation, case law and media
• Collaborate with Library team, Research Lawyers and Directors of Professional Support and Legal Talent to develop and deliver innovative research instruction and training to lawyers and students
• Evaluate and recommend new research tools and resources
• Participate in the overall development and management of the library’s collection
• Contribute to and actively participate in staff meetings, and attend professional learning and development events
• Provide assistance to others during absences as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Studies is required
• 2-5 years experience providing legal and business research services
• Ability to think critically and analytically in order to provide accurate, high-quality research services to lawyers and students
• Discretion, confidentiality and attention to detail are essential
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a professional team, managing the prioritization and completion of tasks in a timely and effective manner with minimal supervision
• Keen interest in learning and development
• Ability to adapt to the changing framework of library and information management services and practices
• Demonstrates excellent client service and ability to anticipate client needs

We Offer:
• A comprehensive benefits package, including: health and dental benefits; vision care; employee assistance program; life insurance; short and long-term disability; extended mental health benefits; a fitness allowance; and RSP matching program
• Competitive compensation and vacation package
• Continuing professional development opportunities
• Various social events and wellness activities throughout the year
• Business casual dress code
• A short walk from Union subway station and accessible from the path

Goodmans LLP is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects different abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, experiences, identities and perspectives. Goodmans LLP invites applications from all qualified candidates. For applicants with disabilities requiring accommodation at any point in the recruitment process, please contact HR@goodmans.ca
Toronto ON

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