Law Clerk

Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Law Clerk

Job Posting Number: JPP10017

Department: 3AA-VP Administration

Job Open Date: 03/21/2017

Screening Date: 03/31/2017

Job Close Date: 6/4/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Job Grade: 14

Pay Range: $16.00

Position Number: G97813

Benefits: N/A

Job Category: Staff

Job Type: Part-time, Temporary, One-year only

Special Instructions to Applicants
Writing sample should be 2-5 pages in length.

This position will have a start date of July 17, 2017

Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References will be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Summary of Duties
Under direct supervision of attorneys and/or paralegal, provides legal research, analytic support, and document preparation for the Office of General Counsel as well as University Compliance and Risk Management.


Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Completion of one year of law school from an ABA accredited institution with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Preferred Qualifications
Top 30% of law class. Clerkship or similar legal experience. Knowledge of laws applying to higher education. Knowledge of federal employment laws.

Knowledge of basic legal processes, legal research methods, brief writing, letter writing, and memo writing is required.

Must have superior academic history and excellent writing skills.

Must have excellent analytical and writing skills, strong verbal communication skills, and strong work ethic.

Strong commitment to the University’s mission and core values.

Ability and willingness to represent the University and the Office of the General Counsel in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current trustees, administrators, faculty, staff, students, vendors and the community we serve.

The ability to handle sensitive, confidential information with discretion and tact.

The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of team.

A high level of self-initiative, with the ability and willingness to eagerly assume assigned responsibilities.

Working Conditions

Work schedule is flexible within 8:00 am - 5:00 pm depending upon school schedule.

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Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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