Position Overview: The Merrimack College Office of the General Counsel is seeking a paralegal/office manager to manage the Office of the General Counsel, and assist the Office with its coordination of external counsel, litigation management and general office management.
Responsibilities: The individual will assist in a variety of matters, including litigation and transactional subjects, including: Provide administrative support to the Vice President and General Counsel, and the Director of Compliance and Title IX Coordinator, Manage and coordinate the functions of the Office of the General Counsel, Implementation of litigation and document management systems, Litigation holds, Preparation for workers’ compensation, unemployment hearings, Prepare, proof, and assemble variety of legal documents, including government filings, contracts, and other legal documents, Responses to legal demands, Responses to subpoenas and court orders, Review of discovery information, Assistance in internal investigations, Production of documents, and, Management of operations of the General Counsel office. The Paralegal/Office Manager will work with various parties and constituencies across the campus to prioritize General Counsel review and assistance, as well as identify areas of risk.
Qualifications: Candidates should have experience in administrative support, in a law firm, have experience with complex legal matters, and an ability to organize and manage multiple projects across many different areas of law and business matters. Experience with e-discovery strongly preferred. Individual should have attention to detail, organization, and strong computer skills, demonstrated ability to implement technology to increase efficiency, as well as an energy and ability to work with many different personality types and levels of authority. Individual must be able to adjust to changing job requirements and priorities in order to meet dynamic needs. Bachelor’s degree is required, paralegal certificate is a plus.
To Apply: Please apply online with cover letter and resume. Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.