16 May 2013

Knowledge Management Attorney (Leveraged Finance)

This posting from Paul Hastings, an international law firm, appeared on Indeed.com.
Position Description: 

The Knowledge Management Attorney manages development of and access to core practice content for practitioners in an assigned practice area. 
In this capacity, the Knowledge Management Attorney will: 
• In coordination with practice area lawyers: draft, update and manage standard forms, internal memoranda on practice legal issues, and practice process checklists; Identify work product precedents (exemplar documents); 
• Contribute content to internal and external Firm publications, presentations and training; 
• Initiate and coordinate legal knowledge projects and systems in the assigned practice area; 
• Coordinate with the IT Department and other Knowledge Management Department staff regarding content management and access systems; Develop and manage legal knowledge information collections and databases; 
• Train and assist practice area lawyers and Paralegals in use of the Firm’s relevant knowledge tools and information resources; Coordinate with peers in other practice areas to exchange best practices in knowledge resources developed by each area; Monitor and share with practitioners recent, relevant legal developments and current market practice developments and trends; 
• Work beyond scheduled hours as necessary and travel as required; and 
• Handle additional related projects as necessary. 
• The Knowledge Management Attorney will not perform client legal work. 
We are seeking candidates who have: 
• Expert legal knowledge and practice skills in the assigned practice area; 
• Expert proficiency in the English language, including punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills; 
• Expert proficiency in training skills and best practices; 
• Advanced proficiency in researching and drafting legal documents and content, such as transactional documents, legal memoranda, pleadings, and/or motions; 
• Advanced proficiency in legal research techniques, online research and legal research databases;
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications; 
• Expert knowledge of the workflows and the core needs of lawyers in the assigned practice area; 
• Advanced knowledge of Inter/Intra/Extranet technologies, particularly for legal-specific uses (portals); 
• Advanced proficiency in document management search functionality and systems; 
• Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory; 
• Advanced knowledge of business practices and philosophies; 
• Law degree and current bar admission in the jurisdiction of the Firm office; 
• At least 5 years of law firm practitioner experience in the assigned area of law; and, 
• At least 3 years of training experience; 
Paul Hastings LLP is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

07 May 2013

Knowledge Base Developer at Home Depot

Seen on Simply Hired

"The Knowledgebase Administrator works as part of a team in the AHS Operations Support Center to assist in the on-going creation and day-to-day management of content on The Home Depot's AHS Knowledge Base portal.  Hands on experience with content management and knowledgebase tools, preferably Documentum and portal search tools. Experienced technical writer with experience writing, editing and proofing of processes.  Shared accountability for Voice of the Customer results.  Ability to work well independently and able to work effectively in ambiguous situations. Ability to display sound judgment, analytical thinking, and promote and encourage positive change."