Company: Wesleyan University
Posted on: June 8, 2021
The Office of the General Counsel, in partnership with the
University community, supports the mission of Wesleyan University
by providing comprehensive, high quality legal advice and service
so that the University can meet its goals in an ethical and lawful
Reporting to the General Counsel & Secretary of the University,
the Legal Assistant/Paralegal ("LA") is a key member of the
Wesleyan legal team. The LA will have regular and rewarding contact
with a wide range of University community members and will assist
the General Counsel with the day-to-day operations and management
of the legal department. The LA will also be a backup to the
General Counsel when not available.
The LA will have primary responsibility for the administration
of the legal department, and take a lead role in matter management,
budget and finances, filing and automation, form and policy
development and administration, litigation management, and document
review for the University legal department serving approximately
1,000 employees, 3,000 students and thousands of extended community
Conducting legal due diligence and research. Managing and
preparing litigation information. Preparing and reviewing
documents, agreements and contracts Negotiating standard contracts.
Managing departmental budgets and billing. Managing and enhancing
the department website. Supporting and conducting trainings as
needed. Evaluating opportunities for automation and standardization
of forms, contracts, and documentation processes and protocols.
Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with Campus
Leaders. Supervising Enterprise Risk Management Program. Assisting
in researching and educating the community in areas of university
compliance. Performing other duties as assigned.
Keywords: Wesleyan University, Middletown , Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Other , Middletown, Connecticut
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