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Technical Services Librarian, Sullivan & Worcester LLP, Boston, MA

The Technical Services Librarian oversees the firm's technical and circulation services. The incumbent is responsible for the maintenance of the firm's physical collection and integrated library system (i.e., catalog), coordinating the work of contract file clerks, and assisting with contract and subscription renewals. In addition, the Technical Services Librarian assists with the administration and maintenance of the firm's electronic resources.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining the physical collection, including mail check-in and routing materials, filing updates, collection development, original and copy-cataloging of material
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating content on the library's OPAC  and intranet pages
  • Coordinates the filing work of the contract filing clerks
  • Sets up and maintains user access for Firm electronic resources
  • Reviews, processes, and codes invoices
  • Responsible for inter-library loans
  • Assists library director with annual budget process
  • Assists library director with contract and subscription renewals
  • Assists library team with implementation and rollout of new resources
  • Assists attorneys and staff with research and reference as needed



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Master's degree in library science or related field strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of library experience
  • Knowledge of automated library catalog systems (Softlink Liberty preferred)
  • Knowledge of bibliographic classifications systems, specifically Library of Congress
  • Familiarity with MARC and other computerized library records formats
  • SharePoint and/or Handshake Software experience preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of print and electronic legal research resources
  • Strong organizational and oral communication skills
  • Detail oriented

Working Conditions:

Normal office conditions

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift/push 25-30 lbs.

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