The Knowledge Services Analyst works as part of the Research & Knowledge Services team to perform statistical and qualitative analysis of the Firm’s electronic resources in order to help the firm better understand usage patterns and the details of each resource. In addition, the Analyst will help to assess the knowledge management needs of the attorneys and practice groups and then directly assist in the development and implementation of services and technologies that increase firm efficiency.
Perform content analysis of electronic resources by identifying the types of information contained in each product. Interview attorneys, librarians and other researchers to better understand user preferences.
Create quantitative user profiles of attorneys and other researchers using electronic resource statistics gathered from Research Monitor and vendors.
Review statistics and create usage reports for Practice Group Leaders and Firm Administrators using visualization tools to keep them informed of patterns and trends.
Work with the Director of Research & Knowledge Services, the Director of Enterprise Content Management, firm management, Practice Group Directors and attorneys to elicit, design, develop and implement Knowledge Management solutions.
Work with Knowledge Services and legal staff to administer and maintain knowledge management processes, tools and technology.
Stay up to date with new and existing resources by working with vendors and attending conference and seminars.
Manage and/or participate in other projects as needed.
Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school, J.D. preferred.
3+ years of research and analysis experience in a law firm or academic law library.
Expertise in a wide variety of information resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and Capital IQ.
Familiarity with electronic contracts and license agreements. Working knowledge of SharePoint.
Understanding of statistical analysis; proficiency with Excel’s advanced features. Experience with querying and retrieving information from databases.
Ability to process large amounts of information quickly.
Strong organizational, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills required.
Ability to work independently.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Position to be located in Houston, Dallas, New York or Washington, DC.
Position Number 529 in Knowledge Services.
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