Position Description: Provide paralegal support to the campus attorneys and Vice Chancellor - Legal Affairs. Responsible for administrative oversight of the campus program for responding to external administrative agency complaints of discrimination/harassment or other unlawful employment practices. Prepare or assist in preparation of responses to other external agency complaints, such as the Office of Civil Rights. Work with outside counsel to arrange witness interviews, obtain relevant evidence, provide analysis of policies and procedures, keep a record of factual information obtained and ensure that the response provided by retained counsel comports with that information under the general supervision by campus attorney. Ensure timely filing of responses to the requesting outside agency. Prepare and maintain a log of all agency matters and their current status.
Other assignments are typically on a project basis where the incumbent is expected to perform research, in-depth factual investigations involving interviews and document reviews and identify further investigation that may be necessary. Organize and analyze material and information obtained. Prepare correspondence, memoranda and other documents such as declarations and subpoena responses, and communications with witnesses, University officials and others. Communicate on behalf of assigning attorney with University personnel, outside counsel representing The Regents, opposing counsel and outside agencies. Present information and materials obtained to the assigning attorney for determination of subsequent action. Periodically assist in handling a variety of other administrative duties.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.