The Library Collection Coordinator is a member of the centralized Technical Services team. He/ she will ensure that all US print materials are received at the central (Chicago) office on time and then delivered to the appropriate office for use. They will also participate in the management of online research accounts and assist with other departmental responsibilities, as needed.
Coordinate the Library's print collection in all US offices.
Maintain serial records in the ILS.
Work with publishers and other vendors to verify publication information and to claim missing materials.
Perform collection and ILS management, as required.
Assist with book processing, as needed.
Perform remote circulation to locate and track library books in attorney's offices.
Package and ship materials to appropriate office.
Coordinate resources provided to attorneys and other firm staff.
Maintain routing and office book information for US attorneys and staff in the ILS.
Update lists of routing, office copies and electronic resources.
Assist the Digital Resource Analyst with establishing and tracking online accounts for attorneys and other firm staff.
Facilitate electronic serial delivery.
Recommend improvements to the processes and procedures that the central library performs.
Performs collection services for all Sidley's US office libraries.
Serve as back up to the Acquisitions Coordinator, as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (current employees should contact Human Resources).
Education and/or Experience:
5 years of experience handling serials in a library setting
Experience with integrated library management systems
Solid understanding of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
Coursework in Library and Information Science studies
Experience handling legal material
Other Skills and Abilities:
The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
Strong organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
Able to work under pressure
Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Sidley is a global law firm committed to providing excellent client service, fostering a culture of cooperation and mutual respect, and creating opportunities for lawyers of all backgrounds. With 1,900 lawyers across 18 offices worldwide, talent and teamwork are central to Sidley's successful results for clients in all types of legal matters, from complex transactions to “bet the company” litigation to cutting-edge regulatory issues.