FY15 2015-C261 PARALEGAL

Job # FY15 2015-C261
Department Office of General Counsel
Class Code C9003
Bargaining Unit No
Job Status Full-Time
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date May 20, 2015
Closing Date Open Until Filled

Department:         Office of General Counsel   

Duties:      Assist 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 the supervision of the General Counsel; convey 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; draft legal position statements for attorney review pertaining to various specific policies, operational practices, and/or transactions; draft and review policies and procedures for consideration by attorneys and for ultimate adoption by the institution; compile, review, and organize evidence and other information for internal hearings, and meetings; draft and review contracts to be entered into by the institution; provide hardware and software computer support for the office; and perform other duties, as required.   

Minimum Qualifications:    Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies or Legal Assistant Studies from an accredited institution, university or college. One year (1) experience directly related to legal support functions.   

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 ApplySend letter of interest indicating Job # FY15- 2015-C261, a resume,  and your salary requirements along with the MSU Employment Application 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.