This position is located in the Virginia Community College System Office providing legal assistance and administrative support to System Counsel and Associate System Counsels. Reviews leases and associated documents and contracts; provides litigation and grievance support for cases when necessary; prepares and proofreads legal memoranda and documents; organizes the office, controls documents, processes mail and handles other clerical duties.
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of legal assistance/paralegal support to a law practice working for a government agency or other law practice is required including experience in legal research and title searches. Employee must also demonstrate the ability to maintain confidentiality, work well under pressure, and adjust priorities without close supervision. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required; working knowledge of Access is preferred. Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills, proficiency in time management, the ability to work independently and as a team member, and the ability to organize and analyze written and verbal information are required. Competent working knowledge of legal terminology and court procedures is required.
Internal Number: 33141
About System Office
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.