KM Job Opening #jobs

Stan Garfield

LAC Group seeks a Knowledge Management (KM) Manager to optimize and develop the Knowledge Management resources for our client, an international law firm with several offices nationwide.   The firm is moving towards a more virtual platform and we seek a creative leader who is an excellent communicator and can bring to the firm innovative and effective best practices to the knowledge management function.   We are looking for a dynamic individual with relevant experience who wants to help create something new and lead, rather than stepping into an existing operation.  This candidate will work with Senior Management to provide services such as web portal management and liaise with other firm departments including IT and Marketing to develop attorney education and training in knowledge management services.  The ideal candidate will work on-site in Kansas City, Missouri.  Competitive compensation, relocation, and benefits package provided.  


  • Manage internal and external resources responsible for acquiring and disseminating electronic and print content to the Firm for legal and business research purposes; manage team performance and set goals;
  • Manage the service, contracts and relationships with the online research vendors, print content, print management, and library administration;
  • Optimize the budget, develop standards for collection development and cost recoveries, oversee the Firm’s knowledge collection and acquisition policies;
  • Oversee enhancement of the Firm’s use of web technologies to promote and disseminate information for legal and business research purposes;
  • Promote and provide KM resources to support legal and business research;
  • Handle additional related projects as necessary.

Qualifications and Desired Experience:

  • Advanced degree (JD, MBA, MLIS) preferred;
  • At least five years of experience in a law or business library;
  • At least three years of supervisory experience, for multiple locations, whether of internal employees or external resources (preferred);
  • At least three years of experience in library contract and vendor management;
  • At least two years of experience in use of database and web technology;
  • Expert proficiency in integrated library management systems;
  • Advanced proficiency in online research and legal databases;
  • Proficiency in collaboration applications (SharePoint preferred);
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite;
  • Expert knowledge of law library management;
  • Advanced knowledge of vendor management, procurement and contract administration standards and practices;
  • Previous experience or educational background in Knowledge Management is highly preferred.

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