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Information Resources Coordinator

Location: Boston, MA

Description

THE POSITION

The Brattle Group is seeking a motivated and flexible individual with strong communications skills for an Information Resources Coordinator position in our Boston, MA office.

This position is responsible for supporting the Manager of Knowledge Services and the firm’s information resources and library services department.  The person in this role will be responsible for delivering timely, reliable, and quality research and products and to serve the consulting and corporate services staff in their research efforts.

Some of the day-to-day responsibilities of this role include:

  • Assist consulting staff with in-depth research requests
  • Monitor the information resources marketplace in order to identify new or replacement products/services to fill knowledge gaps or replace research or data products
  • Act as the point person for user set-up and inquiries, and provide training as needed
  • Monitor copyright and usage integrity for materials maintained, distributed, purchased, used, and/or posted
  • Purchase usage permissions for copyrighted data and any other information requested throughout the firm
  • Collaborate with KM manager and IT to continue to build and improve internal KM database
  • Work with KM manager to determine best practices to collect information from consulting staff on previous projects
  • Provide support to the consulting staff and marketing team by performing in-depth business development research for consulting staff (briefing docs, case reviews, etc.)
  • Strategize improvements to our internal processes in order to improve the collection and dissemination of knowledge across practices and offices

THE CANDIDATE

The position requires someone who is a quick learner with strong organizational, attention to detail and time management skills, as well as the ability to handle numerous projects and deliverables simultaneously.  Other requirements include:

  • Master’s in Library Science required
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in an information resources/library services research role
  • Cataloging experience required
  • Experience using online cataloging systems like EBSCO Discovery
  • Experience with vendor relationships a plus
  • Advanced proficiency in online research and legal databases (1-2 years LexisAdvance, Law360, experience)
  • Proficiency in collaboration applications (SharePoint preferred)
  • Takes pride in working within a high-quality, high-integrity organization
  • Must be self-motivated, work independently and keep in constant communication with internal clients and manager
  • Maintains strict confidence with confidential matters and exercises appropriate judgment
  • Occasional overtime and travel

THE PACKAGE

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K/profit sharing, life and disability insurance, paid time off, and internal professional development and training programs, designed to reward success at all levels. Details regarding compensation will be based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience.

In order to be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter with salary history and resume.

The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled




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The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it adheres to an employment policy which prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on race, color, creed, religion, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, height, weight, domestic partner status, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status (AIDS/HIV status), sexual orientation, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other legally impermissible factor. Additionally, The Brattle Group complies with all applicable state and federal employment laws.     

The Brattle Group is also an Affirmative Action employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Furthermore, in order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act (JVA) of 2002, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact +1.202.955.5050 (phone) or +1.202.419.3335 (fax) for assistance. Please reference this statement and the position title in your communications.