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Position Description:

The Paralegal serves as a pivotal position in facilitating the investments made by the entities managed by DUMAC, Inc. This position is responsible for providing support for the legal and compliance department including working with legal documents, assisting with compliance activities and corporate governance and entity maintenance. This position is accountable for meeting deadlines and effectively executing work product under significant deadline pressure.


  • Maintain team responsibilities and status of action items to facilitate and meet all deadlines
  • Populate data into legal documents and investment contracts for submission
  • Liaise with legal, compliance and other staff cross-functionally to facilitate transaction closings
  • Organize and ensure fully executed contracts are received and complete versions are maintained
  • Identify and extract legal and compliance information from contracts and enter into database(s)
  • Prepare regulatory filings and assist with other compliance related matters
  • Perform other duties as may be required from time to time


Candidates must possess an exceptional collegiate academic record, excellent computer skills (Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), and effective oral and written communication skills.

Candidates must also have very strong organizational skills, the ability to manage deadlines, multi-task and be an effective problem solver and critical thinker. Equally important is the ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment while also working independently. A keen attention to detail, sound judgment, and personal and professional integrity are required.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent combination of relevant education and professional experience. Requires broad general knowledge in the legal and/or medical field. Preferred Associate Degree in NC Paralegal Studies and broad general knowledge in the legal field.


Two years working in related field.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 5/5/2021
Application Due: 5/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time