Paralegal II | Legal Department
Job Title: Paralegal II
Job ID: 4456
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Category: Advanced Practical-Clinical
Full-time 40 hours/week
Job Summary: Under appropriate supervision of a managing attorney, drives legal contracting to ensure that the Department negotiates processes and records contractual arrangements expeditiously, accurately and creatively to accomplish corporate objectives and manage contracting risks. Provides knowledge and expertise in contracting, including the drafting, review, analysis, negotiation and management of contracts, regardless of contractual type or complexity. Understands and applies contracting principles over a broad array of assigned areas and transactions throughout the contract life cycle. Understands and applies knowledge of legal processes, procedures, and practices. Works proactively with internal and external customers in a high paced/high volume Legal Department. Performs legal research, analysis, and other legal activities as required.
- Bachelor's Degree preferred, minimum Associates Degree required.
- At the Bachelor's Degree level, six years of experience as a paralegal in business law, contracts, negotiation or corporate law required.
- Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA accredited program of education.
- At the Associate's Degree level, nine years experience in business law, contracts, negotiation or corporate law required.
- Experience should include working with and supporting attorneys on a variety of complex contractual transactions and contract management and administration.
- Experience in a corporate environment or law office.
Reports To: Contracts Attorney
Licensure, Certification and / or Registration:
- North Carolina Certified Paralegal as issued through the State Bar preferred.
- Notary Public Certification.
- Draft, review, and analyze contracts with minimal attorney supervision.
- Serve as a contract manager, providing first level interface for resolution of contractual needs and issues of the organization, including maintaining processes, status information, workflow, and customer management.
- Actively participate in higher level discussions concerning project aims and appropriate legal language embodying same. Interface extensively with internal and external customers on a broad range of contracting issues.
- Assist departments in negotiation process by providing standardized clauses and maintaining accurate current templates and ensuring such templates are compliant with key Medical Center policies and operational procedures.
- Negotiate contractual language with third parties using the resources of approved templates, fallbacks, at the direction of managing attorney.
- Proactively recommend alternative solutions to issues arising in contractual negotiations.
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