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Job ID: 121052

Paralegal
University of Idaho


Date Posted Mar. 15, 2019
Title Paralegal
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Department
Application Deadline 3/26/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Legal Services
 
 


University of Idaho

Paralegal


Location: Moscow

Division/College: General Counsel

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $41,027.30 per year / $19.73 per hour or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Office of General Counsel paralegal serves an important administrative function with the University of Idaho. The paralegal is primarily responsible for the University's response to public records act requests; assists attorneys in the Office of General Counsel with legal research and responses to subpoenas and discovery requests; maintains the Office of General Counsel's case management software; performs administrative assistant functions for the Office of General Counsel; and supervises work study students in the Office of General Counsel (when the OGC has work study students). Within all of the above functions, the paralegal contributes to the office efforts to provide quality service to customers by interacting on the telephone and in the office with diverse constituencies, and meeting with or talking with individuals to obtain information and assist in helping to focus the issues and channel the information to the proper official.

Minimum Qualifications:

Combination of education and/or relevant experience totaling five years or more:
Associates degree in paralegal studies plus three years of experience working as a paralegal, legal assistant or office assistant in a law firm, prosecutors office, in-house legal counsel or other similar legal setting; OR
Bachelors degree plus at least one year of experience working as a paralegal, legal assistant or office assistant in a law firm, prosecutors office, in-house legal counsel or other similar legal setting; OR
Five years of experience working as a paralegal, legal assistant or office assistant in a law firm, prosecutors office, in-house legal counsel or other similar legal setting

Preferred Qualifications:

Five or more years of experience working as a paralegal, legal assistant or office assistant in a law firm, prosecutors office, in-house legal counsel or other similar legal setting;
Experience working with the Idaho Public Records Act or other similar type public records laws.
Experience working with LegalFiles or other case management software

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002114P

Posting Date: 03/08/2019

Closing Date: 3/26/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

Please submit a current resume along with a letter of qualification that addresses each of the minimum and preferred requirements as applicable.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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