510559 - Paralegal - UAH

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible), UA System Office - Staff
Location: Alabama, Huntsville
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Job Summary: The University of Alabama System is receiving applications for the position of Paralegal. This position will be based in Huntsville on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville and will support multiple attorneys in the Office of Counsel.

• High school diploma or equivalent;
• 5 years of paralegal experience;
• Paralegal certification from an accredited program is preferred;
• Litigation experience;
• Experience with law firm or legal department case and/or document management programs is preferred;
• Strong technical skills with a demonstrated proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
• Extensive reporting, research, and legal administration skills;
• Excellent organizational, planning and communication skills;
• A superior record of dependability and job attendance; and
• Ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality.

• e-Filing in federal and state courts;
• Discovery and trial preparation;
• Preparing and filing briefs;
• Summarizing depositions and preparing pretrial documents;
• Maintaining accurate calendar for responsive pleadings and other deadlines;
• Assisting with drafting and reviewing various documents and agreements;
• Responding to subpoenas; and
• Assisting with bankruptcy cases.

In addition to a competitive salary, The University of Alabama System offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: health, dental and vision insurance; generous vacation, personal, sick and holiday leave; enrollment in the teachers’ retirement system; and a tuition assistance program for employees, their spouse and eligible dependents.

Note to applicant: Applications must include a letter of interest, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references who will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama System is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.

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Applications close: Central Standard Time

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