Print this Post

Perkins Coie -Reference Librarian

Employer Name

Perkins Coie

Position Title

Reference Librarian

Position Description

This position will be responsible for providing support for a very busy reference desk, with a focus on business development research.  Duties will include providing reference and research services for legal and support staff utilizing both print and electronic resources, covering a wide variety of topical areas, including legal, company information, scientific, technical and medical resources, public records and news.  Additional public services or technical services tasks may be assigned as well.  The researcher will be part of a team of librarians in multiple time zones.  The researcher must have excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.  The ability to handle multiple complex research projects, attention to detail and strong teamwork skills are required.


Qualified applicants must have a Master’s degree in Library Science and have solid skills in utilizing standard PC applications and navigating the internet and research databases.  Experience conducting business, patent, market research, and/or competitive intelligence research is highly desirable as well as three or more years of experience in a law firm, or similar environment.



Permanent link to this article: http://chicagolawlib.org/blog/2018/08/28/perkins-coie-reference-librarian/