Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
March 7, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Professional Legal Management
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson PA, a Florida firm based in Miami with 4 regional offices, is seeking an assistant librarian to work from their Miami Office. This is an exempt full-time position requiring 40 hours a week with additional hours as may become necessary.
The assistant librarian will report to the Director of Library Services and is responsible for primary and secondary research to support client and firm administration needs which may include business, scientific, biographical, and retrieval of court documents among many other research areas. The research librarian supports the library services in the absence of the Director.
Duties include collection maintenance by ordering and cataloging library materials as well as shelving of those materials, assistance in the financial management of the library by review of invoices and resolution of billing issues, check in and routing of serials.
Education and Experience
Masters Degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program or enrollment in a library degree program with a specialization in law librarianship.
Three years of library experience, preferably in a law library or special library desired.
Ability to think outside the box when researching
Experience in using various research databases, including but not limited to, Westlaw, HeinOnline, Practical Law, World Check, Accurint, TLO, CCH Cheetah, and RIA Checkpoint.
Working knowledge of an integrated library system (Genie) or others.
Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Power Point
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong organizational and problem solving skills, including the ability to prioritize work Strong attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills
Familiarity with legal materials preferred
Additional Salary Information: Exempt
About Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
Stearns Weaver Miller is a full-service law firm serving clients throughout Florida, nationwide and internationally. With offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Tallahassee and Coral Gables, we offer multidisciplinary solutions with a focus on bankruptcy & creditors' rights, corporate & securities, labor & employment, land development, zoning, environmental & government affairs, litigation & dispute resolution, real estate and tax, trusts & estates.