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Research Analyst, Goulston & Storrs (Boston)

Reporting to the Manager of Research Services, and working as a member of the Knowledge Services team, the Research Analyst responds to requests for research, document delivery, and inter-library loans. In addition, the analyst supports access to Knowledge Services resources through the management and maintenance of the department’s systems and records. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organization, and communication skills, and will be adept at multitasking and prioritizing work.


Provides research services, document delivery, and inter-library loans for the firm’s attorneys and staff in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner
Works collaboratively with Knowledge Services team to manage requests and provide excellent customer service
Maintains a working knowledge of all research and knowledge resources; develops and maintains proficiency using electronic resources and databases in an efficient and cost-effective manner
In conjunction with the Manager of Research Services, implements and maintains news, litigation, and current awareness monitoring.
Assists in the management of research resources regardless of format, to ensure access and findability
Maintains the collection, including the administration of resource management systems
In conjunction with the Knowledge Services team, participates in the identification, development, evaluation, and implementation of research and intelligence resources.
Markets research services and current awareness tools through orientations and promotional efforts in cooperation with members of the Knowledge Services team
Continues to develop skills, knowledge and ability to improve processes and procedures and to keep updated on trends and developments in the industry
All other duties as assigned or required

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties. 

Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


Core Competencies and Qualifications:

Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to respond to research requests with appropriate, timely, and accurate research products
Ability to independently assess patron needs and to develop responsive solutions
Ability to prioritize work, multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work collegially in a fast-paced, intellectually stimulating team environment with a strong commitment to service
Expertise in utilizing various legal and business electronic platforms such as CapitalIQ, Westlaw, PACER, Cheetah, among others
After orientation, exhibit proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, NetDocs, and other firm applications and software


1-2 years’ experience in an academic or professional services setting
Bachelor’s degree required.  MS in Library Science, MS in Information Science, or JD preferred.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Closing Date

How to Apply

To apply: Email cover letter and resume to:


2021-05-19 |  Quick link to this job