Position InformationPosition Title Paralegal
Requisition # S01142P FLSA Non-Exempt Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago Department General Counsel GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Illinois Institute of Technology's Office of General Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice and representation to the University, and to faculty and staff acting in their roles as representatives of the University. This paralegal position must work independently on a wide range of complex and novel topics including of transactional, regulatory, administrative and litigation matters.
University faculty, staff and students are required to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations. You are considered up to date when you have followed current recommendations by the CDC, including boosters if/when applicable. Individuals may request an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination for medical or religious reasons.
This position, on occasion, requires verbal and written communication with Board Members, Vice Presidents, Deans, and Directors. The position will more generally involve communication with other members of the university community, including faculty, staff and students as well as extensive communication with the tenants and members of the public, including public officials.
This position, on occasion, will interact with Board Members and University officials. More generally, the position will interact with staff in other departmental and administrative offices as well as faculty members and students as well as external entities, including public officials and tenants. All interaction must represent the General Counsel's Office in a professional and courteous manner.
Special Schedule Requirements
Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, inclusion and diversity. It is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and actively seeks applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, unfavorable discharge from the military, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation including gender identity and expression, order of protection status, and/or genetic information. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Skills
SUPERVISION & BUDGET AUTHORITY
Physical Environment and Requirements
Regular need to travel to other buildings on the Main Campus as well as the possibility that occasional travel to other IIT campuses (Downtown Chicago, Summit-Argo or Wheaton) or other locations in the Chicagoland area may be required. Regular need to travel to other buildings on the Main Campus as well as the possibility that occasional travel to other IIT campuses (Downtown Chicago, Summit-Argo or Wheaton) or other locations in the Chicagoland area may be required. Sitting, standing, walking (95%); occasionally walking up several flights of stairs while in the process of running errands (5%).
Certifications and Licenses
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This paralegal position will work closely with the three attorneys and the Assistant to the Vice President and General Counsel to support the legal and administrative duties handled by the Office of General Counsel. Key responsibilities include:
Percentage Of Time 85 Key Responsibility
Other duties as may be assigned by the General Counsel.
Percentage Of Time 15
The normal hours for this position are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. From time to time this position may require work effort during evenings and/or weekends as major deadlines approach. Usually, these periods are less than a week in duration and occur only a few times per year. This position is eligible for hybrid work arrangement that may include a partially remote work location up to two days per week, consistent with University policy.
Position Category Full Time Posting Date 01/10/2023 Closing Date Posted Until Filled Yes Quicklink for Posting https: // iit7.peopleadmin.com/postings/9414Supplemental Questions
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