General Counsel Paralegal

Office of the President · Juneau, Alaska
Department Office of the President
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $56,129 - $71,584


Job Class: Paralegal 
Department: General Council/OTP

Type of Position: Exempt
Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Covered Position: Yes
Salary Grade(s): 10/11

Prepared by: M. Sobeleff-Levy/J. Wise
Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm 
Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time

Effective Date: 11/01/2020

The Paralegal will be responsible for providing administrative support to the General Counsel.

Reports To: General Counsel 
Supervises: N/A
Liaison To: N/A

• Track and manage General Counsel projects and requests for legal assistance
• Draft documents, pleadings, and correspondence
• Proofread and format documents
• Perform legal and factual research
• Provide litigation support for attorneys
• Take minutes, review resolutions and other
• Provide administrative support to the General Counsel, including scheduling, coordinating and providing logistical support for meetings and events, monitor and maintain office supplies, photocopying, scanning and assembling materials.
• Maintain files, electronic and hard copy, in accordance with applicable procedures
• Arrange travel
• Assist the General Counsel with budgets, by preparing, monitoring, and recommending changes to budgets
• Process General Counsel finances, including process purchase orders, preparing check requests and preparing and submitting credit card reports
• Consistently evaluate internal administrative processes for improvement
• Other duties as assigned

Spending Authority: TBD
Other Authority: N/A

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
• Excellent document management skills
• Strong organization and time management skills
• Strong grammar and proofreading skills
• Must have strong accuracy skills with attention to detail
• Patience and tact in dealing with people under stress and/or from different cultures
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and prioritize workload
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
• Familiarity with Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Associate degree in Paralegal studies
• Four years related experience
• Valid driver’s license

Substitution for Degree:
• High school diploma and eight years related experience

The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs. Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.

• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Office of the President
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $56,129 - $71,584