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Position Available: Head of Circulation 5401/A2218


The Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries at the Boston University School of Law are accepting application for the position of Head of Circulation. Reporting to the Associate Director for Administration and Access Services, the Head of Circulation provides service-oriented, forward-thinking leadership for the circulation department. Supervises and manages all circulation operations and services, including document delivery, interlibrary loan, circulation, stacks maintenance, reserves, public spaces and closed stacks. Responsible for ensuring library is open and staffed during all operating hours. Trains, develops, and evaluates staff of three paraprofessionals, three technicians, and student workers.


Required Skills

BA/BS required, MLS/MLIS preferred. Minimum of 3 years experience in a library public services department and MLS/MLIS or minimum of five years experience without MLS/MLIS degree. Strong interpersonal, management, conflict resolution, oral, and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of library public services, including circulation, reserves, stacks maintenance, and integrated library systems, preferably Ex Libris Alma. Must have the ability to work independently and function in a collegial, teamwork-based environment, managing multiple priorities and a fast pace while maintaining focus on customer service. Ability to occasionally lift or move up to 50 lbs., regularly push loaded book carts, frequently travel between multiple floors and library locations and frequently climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and reach. Familiarity with legal materials or academic environment and previous supervisory experience a plus.


Preferred: Record of increasing responsibility in a public services department and active engagement in professional associations or contributions to library literature.


Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States


Applications must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position, Boston University, and application requirements are available at

posted 1/26/2018


Job title:                              Business Development Research Coordinator, Analysis Group, Boston, MA

Department:                      Marketing

Schedule:                            Full-Time, Monday – Friday


Analysis Group is one of the largest private economics consulting firms, with more than 800 professionals across 13 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise

This position will support the marketing department’s business development research team in supporting business development and research-related initiatives. The primary focus of this role will be supporting our lead generation activities (researching, tracking, and maintaining leads in support of new business). Employing business and legal research skills, this individual will be responsible for case monitoring, document/filing retrieval, and summarizing cases and findings. Other assignments would include monitoring legal news and supporting the research team with dossiers on potential clients and connections and with expert research.

The position requires intellectual curiosity; creativity; the tenacity to track down needed information; the capacity to filter large amounts of data; and the ability to problem-solve with the highest level of attention to detail and accuracy.  The Business Development Research Coordinator should be equally effective collaborating with colleagues, as well as working independently on self-directed projects.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for lead tracking across a variety of practice areas; activities will include updating case dockets, identifying case details (counsel involved, dockets, complaints, etc.), and creating/updating leads in our Client Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Assist the research team in the production of news summaries, company/individual dossiers, and industry/practice-specific profiles in support of business development initiatives
  • Provide news awareness support to business development research group’s practice leads, including the monitoring of legal industry news
  • Provide high quality, thoughtful marketing-related research using internal and external research tools including CourtLink, Westlaw, Law360, Bloomberg Law, and Lexis
  • Collaborate on various marketing-related efforts, as needed


  • This position will support the Business Development Research Manager and collaborate with the business development research group and others in the marketing group, as well as fulfilling research requests from consulting staff


  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of professional experience
  • Ideal candidate will have research experience in the legal or business sector
  • Must have solid research skills as well as strong analytical and critical reasoning skills; prior experience with  Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, or other online legal databases is especially helpful
  • Interest in legal issues and in the current litigation environment
  • Must be able to organize, plan, and work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and be flexible in order to respond to shifting demands
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, and problem solving ability are critical
  • Must exhibit a desire to learn, participate, and take ownership of one’s workload

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Rosemary Zankiw at or apply online at this link.


Posted 12/21/2017


Job Title:             Research Operations Supervisor (Technical Services), Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston MA

Job Summary:

The Research Operations Supervisor works to ensure that members of the firm have access to  accurate and current research materials. Responsibilities include performing and supervising all aspects of serials management including renewals, check-in, electronic and print current awareness routing; coordinating acquisitions processes such as initiating new orders, distributing deskbooks and troubleshooting vendor issues such as subscription claiming, and reconciling invoice discrepancies.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing/supervising the daily serials functions; this includes check-in and new receipt processing, disseminating print and electronic subscription issues and maintaining accurate routing records.
  • Responsible for performing/supervising acquisitions; this includes ordering new publications, troubleshooting vendor invoicing problems and processing new materials.
  • Responsible for maintaining the core attorney deskbook master list and assuring that deskbooks are distributed efficiently across firm-wide practice areas; responsible for coordinating firm-wide office copy bulk orders to maximize available discounts.
  • Responsible for integrity of records in the firm collection management system.
  • Trains and supervises department co-op employees.
  • Supervises contract loose-leaf filing services in the Firm’s U.S. offices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:                        

  • Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited library school.
  • Minimum 3-5 years progressively responsible technical services experience in a special or academic library.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of integrated library automation systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging standards such as RDA, USMARC, and  LC classification and standard authority control procedures.
  • Ability to train and supervise research operations activities of co-op employees.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with Research Services and firm colleagues.
  • Proficient using MS Office applications including, Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to learn and develop proficiency using specific firm applications such as a DMS and finance and accounting tools.


To apply, please visit:*690C0F81F9F70BDC

Posted 12/19/2017

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