PARALEGAL

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Support all members of the professional staff at the Penn Center for Innovation ('PCI'), including the licensing and business development professionals, attorneys, and contract negotiators in the drafting, negotiation and administration of all types of contractual agreements managed at PCI. Work closely with the Legal Coordinator and other contract administrators at PCI. Interface with, and work across, all areas at PCI, as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; Minimum three years experience as a paralegal in a university, law firm or corporate office setting or equivalent combination of education and experience; Paralegal certification required; proven strong drafting and organizational skills; Proficient in Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw commercial databases; Proven proficiency with Microsoft Word required; Proven proficiency with Microsoft Excel preferred; Experience with database applications preferred; Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to communicate and to resolve and/or discuss services in person, by telephone and in writing; Proven ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously; Ability to exercise discretion in working with highly confidential information; Proactive approach to problem-solving; Team player; excellent attention to detail, follow-through & closing.

Reference Number: 83-25544

Salary Grade: 026

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: Penn Center for Innovation

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: X-Secretarial/Administrative