Requisition ID: req1384
Job Title: Legal Intern- Legal Office
Department: Legal Office
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Staff
Employment Status: Part-Time Professional
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Compensation Type: Hourly
Schedule: Up to 28 hours per week for 10 weeks during summer semester, ending 8/11/2017
End Date(if applicable): 8/11/2017
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Duties are numbered for convenience and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
1) Provides legal project support to legal counsel, staff, department or division.
2) Compiles information, documents, records, standards, and assesses client needs for reports, legal memoranda, pleadings and recommendations as necessary for legal matters.
3) Conducts legal research and provides analysis and interpretation of the law; drafts findings, recommendations and memoranda of civil, regulatory, criminal and administrative law and college policy.
4) Types, word-processes and drafts written documents and reports using established formats and basic or advanced typing/word-processing, spreadsheet skills and legal research software.
5) Timely completes assignments and assists legal office as needed to meet deadlines and ensure compliance with laws, regulations, investigations, policies, court matters, and governance matters.
6) Acts as liaison for legal office and assists with internal and external communication, correspondence, presentations and projects as needed.
7) Meets with college employees, students, outside attorneys and the general public as needed and maintains a professional relationship.
8) Keeps and maintains confidential, privileged, sensitive and/or public records and information as required in compliance with college directives, policy, federal, state and local laws, court and administrative procedures and orders.
9) Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance. Performs other related duties as required.
Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.
Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee regularly talks and hears. Employee occasionally lifts items up to 30 pounds.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: legal research and analysis; standard office procedures and practices; office administration; business English word usage, spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation; business letter formats. Skill in: typing [35-55 wpm]; application of job software including word processing and spreadsheets; legal research; proofreading standard business correspondence and other written documents; customer service; office organization; creating functional report formats; verbal and written communications; performing mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, decimals, percentages and fractions; clerical and administrative duties; data entry. Ability to: develop and maintain good working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; maintain confidential and sensitive information; exhibit a pleasant public manner and telephone etiquette; originate correspondence; work independently.
Associate degree or legal-related certificate. Must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school or legal education program. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; Rising 2L or 3L, or the equivalent, law school student
Additional Information: Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school or legal education program.