Job Details

Owen Reed

Job Title:
Junior Legal Secretary
Monday 18th September 2023
London (Greater)

Owen Reed is looking to recruit a  motivated Research Administrator- library and information services to join a top law firm in London.

The role involves a variety of tasks and responsibilities related to resource and password management, database maintenance, acquisitions, general administrative support, research, and miscellaneous projects.
Here's a summary of the key aspects of the role and the qualifications required:


Resource & Password Management:
• Managing resources and passwords for library users.
• Keeping records up-to-date for staff changes.

Database Maintenance:
• Maintaining the library management system.
• Troubleshooting user problems with resource logins.
• Supporting the password management system.

• Ordering, cataloguing, and recording new library acquisitions.
• Handling vendor and publisher issues.
• Managing journal subscriptions and invoices.

General Administrative Support:
• Performing various administrative tasks such as filing, shelving, and record-keeping.
• Maintaining satellite libraries.
• Handling looseleaf titles and updating portal pages.

Research & Current Awareness:
• Assisting with basic research inquiries.
• Fulfilling book and article requests.

• Undertaking special information or resource-related projects.
• Uploading content to internal screens.

Person Specification:
• An undergraduate degree or equivalent is desirable but not essential.
• Experience in office practices and administrative processes.
• Strong planning, organisational, and time management skills.
• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
• Good literacy and numeracy skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel (2010), and research databases.
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, listening, and written).
• Friendly, enthusiastic, and proactive attitude.
• Self-motivated and able to multitask.
• Willingness to learn and work in a team environment.

Recruiter information:
Owen Reed

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