Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr. Legal Assistant.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for supporting NYU Langone Health corporate, governance and contracting functions, and for providing general administrative support for attorneys in the Office of Legal Counsel, primarily for the Senior Counsel (Corporate) and the Associate General Counsel (Supply Chain Management & Pharmacy).
Maintain corporate governance databases for NYU Langone Health legal entities (including organization documents, board resolutions, government registrations and filings)
Liaison with director of Trustee Administration on Board matter
Assist attorneys with initial contract review and drafting of legal documents, templates, contracts and board resolutions
Prepare initial agreements and contracts for SCM and IT based on templates under attorneys supervision (e.g. NDA, affidavits, purchase agreements)
Drafts and edits reports, presentations, forms and other legal documents
Assist attorneys with assembling educations/training/ research materials and document production (including exhibits, presentations, litigation backs, affidavits of service).
Pro-actively coordinate with attorneys in proofreading legal documents, such as commercial contracts, presentations, corporate resolutions, legal memos, for clarity and grammar
Conduct legal research as needed
Maintain and provide content for Office of Legal Counsels website
Maintain legal departments contract management system (e.g. Determine) by uploading contracts and relevant documents
Work with the attorney to respond to third party subpoenas
Additional Position Specific Responsibilities: - Compose correspondence and memoranda; coordinate with Office of Legal Counsels assistant in scheduling assigned attorneys appointment calendars and reserving conference rooms for meetings - Maintain positive and professional relationships with NYU Langone Healths other departments personnel to facilitate cooperation in carrying out responsibilities - Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelors degree with 5 years experience or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: - Completion of an accredited paralegal training program. Paralegal certificate. - Minimum of 3 years experience as a legal assistant or paralegal in a law firm or in-house legal department - Experience with a contract management system (e.g. Determine) highly preferred - Experience in reviewing IT contracts and licenses highly preferred - Pro-active, team player, able to prioritize and manage multiple assignments
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
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About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.