Perform a wide range of clerical, secretarial and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. Prioritize office activities and delegate work to student and/or casual employees. May act as work leader to junior clerical support staff. Respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of the department's activities, policies and programs. Interact with the general public as NYU liaison and with University personnel including those at the senior level to resolve issues and problems. Prepare various legal papers and forms relating to clinical case matters (e.g. memoranda of law, motion papers, subpoenas, summonses, briefs, affidavits, etc.). Assemble final papers for filing in court, and set up new files; handle follow-up procedures for adjournments and extensions of time. Customize and/or compose letters on own initiative or in response to requests for information. Perform general word processing duties utilizing intermediate to advanced-level functions. Modify and/or create databases and complex spreadsheets.
High School diploma or equivalent.
3 years' secretarial experience in a legal environment. Knowledge of citation searches and legal terminology.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent communication and organizational skills. Proficiency with intermediate to advanced word processing, spreadsheet and database applications. Fast, accurate keyboarding. Good proofreading and writing skills.
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity