Locke Lord seeks a Reference Librarian in Dallas


Reference Librarian (Dallas)

Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Reference Librarian in our Dallas office.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides reference and special research services to attorneys, paralegals, summer associates, other professionals and staff in all offices
  • Performs library research services including current awareness in legal, business, and other disciplines utilizing print and electronic resources for firm and client matters. Provides summary reports and analysis of research when appropriate
  • Works with Locke Lord LLP’s Global Reference Team to ensure all reference requests are filled in an accurate and timely manner
  • Participates in the Information Services Training Team in the planning, development, and standardization of programs for continuing education and for new hires
  • Conducts in-person and remote training programs for large and small group
  • Trains and orients newly hired attorneys and other professional staff in assigned offices to the services and resources offered in the Information Services department
  • Provides needs-based and planned training to attorneys and staff and arranges vendor training as needed
  • Designs and maintains the Information Services Intranet and team pages in SharePoint
  • Follows and implements the marketing strategies developed by the Information Services team to promote the department’s services and resources
  • Keeps abreast of new features and technologies as these changes affect legal research
  • Plans and participates in staff development sessions related to reference sources and developments in information technology
  • Maintains a national network of peer contacts through membership in professional associations in order to ensure quick retrieval of hard-to-find information
  • Utilizes professional training and knowledge to assist the Technical Services & Library Manager with collection development recommendations
  • Bills time for research and other work associated with active client matters
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Masters Degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association Accredited program
  • 1+ years of experience in a legal or business library
  • Excellent computer research skills
  • Efficiency and depth of knowledge in using standard legal and business print and electronic resources such as Lexis, , etc preferredWestlaw
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver training to attorneys and staff
  • Experience in applying information architecture concepts to create and edit webpages
  • Experience with SharePoint a plus
  • Strong and proven written and oral communication skills, including public speaking skills to give presentations to large and small groups
  • Knowledge of copyright laws and copyright as it applies to libraries a plus
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach.

Additional Information:

Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

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The Dallas Federal Reserve seeks a Records Analyst

Records Analyst II-252880  Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas TX-Dallas

Full Time, Exempt, Regular Daytime Hours. No Travel

Job Sensitivity Tier II CC@Hire/No CC@Rescreen


As part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities.  At the Fed, you have the opportunity to become part of an important public service institution whose work touches lives across the globe.  It’s a big job and that’s why we need talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference.


The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is looking for a detail oriented Records Analyst II. Under minimal supervision, this position works with business units to coordinate records activities for the Eleventh District and provides analytical support, manages projects, and makes recommendations in developing, implementing, and maintaining policies and procedures for the handling of records and non-records in all media type. Also collaborates with business lines by providing direction and advice based on best practices and regulatory requirements.


  • Consults and works collaboratively with all Bank departments to ensure awareness, alignment and compliance with retention of records in accordance with SRRM along with identifying and documenting any local exceptions to the SRRM. Collaborates with the Legal Department and Information Technology leadership on matters involving records lifecycle management, retention, and disposition when needed.
  • Leads the Dallas Records Management Liaison Program: develops and maintains relationships with business lines, promotes awareness of records handling, informs management of key items surfaced from the group.
  • Participates in or leads District and System-level records work group activities including participation in the System Records Management Forum.
  • Leads projects by planning and executing internal consulting engagements; project scope may be complex and sensitive in nature; manages scope, schedule and resources to meet project deliverables; interacts with cross-functional business area teams, including technology staff, in completing project deliverables.
  • Provides timely delivery of information services, including printed, non-printed and electronic materials. Classifies and catalogues various types of media. Conducts research and prepares summaries of findings to requesting personnel. Determines the need for and purchases additional source materials and information services. May develop and manage record retention policies, practices and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Functional Knowledge: Requires expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities.

Expertise: Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.

Leadership: No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members.

Problem Solving: Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents.

Impact: Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies.

Interpersonal Skills: Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations.


Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

Certified Records Manager (CRM) certificate a plus


Bachelor`s Degree preferred. Preferred courses of study include; Information Systems, Information Governance, Computer Science, Business or Library Science.

Three to five years corporate or government records management.


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm; hours may vary as business needs dictate.

Some travel may be required.


By federal law, this position requires that candidates fall within one of the following citizenship categories: (1) U.S. citizen, (2) U.S. national, (3) U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization, or (4) U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.

This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate experience and department needs.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to pass a background and financial credit check.

The candidate selected for this position may be included in the Bank’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) if eligibility requirements are met. The LDP is two-years in length and provides accelerated learning and development for early career professionals.  To be eligible for the LDP, selected candidates must have at least a 3.5 GPA, up to two years of professional work experience and have approval of their management.

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