The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Paralegal for the office of the Chancellor. This is a full-time, permanent staff position.
Salary: $50,142 - $55,000
Primary Purpose of Position: This position performs substantive and advanced level paralegal work specifically in the areas of assisting the public records officer/legal specialist with managing and responding to public record requests, providing litigation support and assisting attorneys in case management; independently coordinating and manages legal projects and the archival process of records; and coordinates and conducts educational programs on specified legal topics for the benefit of the university community.
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of an accredited paralegal program; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Essential Job Duties: This position performs mid-level paralegal work, reporting to the legal specialist/public records officer, and supporting the attorneys in the Office of Legal Affairs, specifically in the areas of responses to public records requests, including e-discovery and litigation support, document and case management, and legal research. This position will be responsible to maintain, review and promptly respond to requests for public records; locate, gather, and review responsive records; determine applicable, legitimate reasons to withhold records; maintain a record of requests using university software (NextRequest), provide monthly reports and files of public records requests as may be requested by the public records officer/legal specialist or University administration. Please see the posting for further details
Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of two (2) years experience as a paralegal in a law firm or in-house legal office. Paralegal certification through an Associate’s Degree or Post-Baccalaureate Certification Program, or an equivalent combination of paralegal experience and education. A North Carolina Paralegal Certification is preferred, but not required. Paralegal experience in higher education is preferred but not required.
Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply online at https://jobs.charlotte.edu. Search for SHRA job #000811. Applicants are subject to background checks.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.