Paralegal – Admin. Assistant, UCLA School of Law

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
May 04, 2017
Ref
Requisition 25848
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The UCLA School of Law is seeking a highly energetic paralegal/administrative assistant capable of providing a high-level of support to the directors of the Veterans Advocacy Program ("Program") and students of an exciting and newly established Veterans Legal Services Clinical Program. The paralegal/administrative assistant will work directly with UCLA Law students, caregivers, veterans, advocates and qualified family members of veterans, under the supervision of the directors of the clinic.

This is a full-time position based at the clinic's office on the West Veterans Administration Los Angeles Campus, but may involve off-site clinic work at the UCLA Law School campus or in other parts of Los Angeles County as needed. Target starting salary is in the range of $45,000 up to $60,000 depending on experience.  

 

Requirements

 

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu. Reference UCLA REQ. # 25848

 

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and present complex information effectively to a range of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and implement the logistical requirements of events and programs.
  • Detailed knowledge Microsoft Office Suite applications. Demonstrated ability to manage data using software, such as Excel and Access. Advanced familiarity with case management systems.
  • Demonstrated listening skills to accurately understand instructions and to carry out related tasks. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information with tact and discretion.
  • Ability to set priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities and deadlines. Skill in working collaboratively to prioritize work demands and resources to meet anticipated deadlines.
  • Familiarity and experience with Internet and other search-engine based research and utilizing Lexis/Nexis or Westlaw for research.
  • Ability to travel offsite throughout Los Angeles County for program meetings and events.
  • Ability to work flexibly with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of standard legal format to prepare a variety of legal documents. Ability to prepare and file court forms.

 

UCLA School of Law

The UCLA School of Law is a nationally recognized three-year graduate school with a student population of approximately 1200. There are now approximately 125 full and part-time faculty, 200 career and part time staff members located in both the Law School and Law Library. The law school enjoys a superior national reputation and is known for a willingness to innovate and experiment.   Detailed information concerning UCLA School of Law may be found at our official website.

 

Benefits

UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct