2012-047 PARALEGAL


Job # 2012-047
Job Type Contractual
Department Office of General Counsel
Class Code 9003
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Status Full-Time
Hiring Salary Commensurate with Experience
Pay Range N/A
Posting Date June 22, 2012
Closing Date Open Until Filled

Department:         Office of General Counsel

Duties:      Assists the General Counsel, and other attorney(s) with routine aspects of legal and factual data compilation and analysis, drafting legal documents, and conveying legal information under supervision; conveys routine information to university administrators regarding legal and/or contractual issues associated with existing or proposed operational situations, such as conducting routine and specific legal and factual information research and data compilation, as directed by attorneys; drafts legal position statements for attorney review pertaining to various specific policies, operational practices, and/or transactions; drafts and reviews policies and procedures for consideration by attorneys and for ultimate adoption by the institution; compiles, reviews, and organizes evidence and other information for internal hearings, and meetings; drafts and reviews contracts to be entered into by the institution; provides hardware and software computer support for the office; and performs other duties , as required.

Minimum Qualifications:    Post secondary degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of one year experience directly related to legal support functions; or a post secondary degree in paralegal or legal assistant studies.

Preferred:      Knowledge of Adobe,  Acrobat and Photoshop.

Requirements:   Knowledge of the principles and procedures of legal research; knowledge of hardware and software trends as they relate to the legal field;  knowledge of contract formation and documentation; ability to communicate and work effectively with a range of constituencies in a diverse community; ability to create, compose and edit written materials.

To Apply:  Send letter of interest indicating Job # 2012-047, a resume,  a Morgan State University Application for Employment, and three names of references with telephone numbers to  Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251, or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA