Learning and Technology Services: Data Telecommunications Technician (50%)
Risk Management: Paralegal
A full-time university staff position is available in Loss Prevention and Safety beginning as soon as possible. The working title for this assignment is Paralegal with an official title of Legal Support Staff - Confidential. This is a limited term 50% appointment (20-30 hours per week) expected to last until December 31, 2018. The expected hourly hiring salary will be $15.70 per hour and is based on qualifications and experience.
This position reporting to the Director, Risk management or designee, is part of the Risk Management & Safety Department. The position responsibilities consist of: •Reviewing business contracts, including, but not limited to, partnership agreements and purchasing contracts •Researching and gathering of information for use in claims and other legal matters •Ensuring compliance with Wisconsin Law, University Wisconsin System General Council, policies, and procedures •Drafting and proofreading contracts, agreements, legal responses, and other legal documents to both internal and external sources •Acting as the primary negotiator facilitating an agreement on terms for contracts from various departments •Providing input to leadership based on System policy, applicable statutes, and case law. •Maintaining, organizing, reporting, and analyzing information within the database and files
The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.
The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-penings/upload/AnnualSecurityandFireReport-2.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-openings/upload/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf)
Minimum qualifications: •Associate degree in Paralegal and 1 – 3 years’ work experience as a paralegal or legal assistant •Knowledge of legal principles, practices, and research techniques
•Computer database software and Microsoft Office knowledge and experience
•Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations
•Bachelor’s degree or ABA –accredited certification •Experience in contract writing and negotiating skills •Experience in Higher Education •Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Internal Number: 14017
About University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Founded in 1916, UW-Eau Claire continues to build its national reputation based on the achievements of its students and faculty. As one of the Midwest's top public universities, UW-Eau Claire provides students with small classes led by talented professors, cutting-edge programs, endless opportunities to get involved and experience more of the world, and the support they need to meet their goals for success. Add to that a safe and friendly campus community and beautiful surroundings (from rivers and bike trails to shopping and entertainment), and you?ve got one exceptional place.
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