This position will be responsible for insuring that Balch & Bingham LLP utilizes existing technologies as well as adapting new technologies to improve the library services function firm-wide.
Understand the functional, operational and service needs of the Library in order to develop and enhance new and existing technologies and online services.
Develop a close working relationship with information technology and library staff to maximize effective use of technology, including use of ILS and ERM systems, and a dynamic library presence on firm intranet.
Maintain the Integrated Library System (ILS) including all bibliographic, inventory, accounting and circulation information.
Maintain list of online resources provided by the library and provide to new attorneys and paralegals.
Coordinate library application installations and maintenance.
Coordinate system upgrades working closely with IT, vendors and users.
Provide back up on library application projects, use of library resources on mobile devices and distribution of E-books.
Provide back up on new library projects requiring use of new applications, formatting changes and web site development.
Work with vendors on providing use statistics and reports for user and collection data.
Assist in managing all electronic library resources, I.P. addresses provided to vendors, coordinating licenses, contracts, contacts, access, and copyright compliance.
Assist in updating and developing the library portal on the firm’s intranet.
Assist in providing user support and training for all online library systems and services.
Schedule and organize training for new attorneys, coordinate with vendor trainers and follows up with in-house training where necessary.
Maintain passwords for all electronic services, providing access for all personnel and new users and manages access within boundaries of license agreements and copyright restrictions.
Keep current with emerging technologies to apply computing-related technologies to information, communication and learning initiatives.
Assist in preparation of invoices for payment, records invoice details, responds to vendor and accounting department questions, maintains accounting files.
Additional responsibilities as required.
Development and design of applications and tools using SharePoint or other similar technology.
Understanding of technological trends and developments relevant to law libraries and information delivery within a law firm.
Experience with library automation software (integrated library systems).
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members.
Two or more years of law library experience preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.
Some overtime required.
About Balch & Bingham LLP
Balch & Bingham is a corporate law firm with a difference. We provide a business-first perspective to our clients who range from individuals and government organizations to blue-chip corporations. We take a strategic approach to help our clients build stronger, more profitable companies. Balch & Bingham serves our clients across a broad range of practice areas with offices in Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; Gulfport and Jackson, Mississippi; Washington, D.C.; and Jacksonville, Florida.