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Job No.: 572967

Faculty/Division: Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice-President

Location: Notting Hill

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $85,538 - $93,819 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Paralegal, with demonstrated experience, to provide high level support to the team within the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) who provide legal services for the university.

Reporting to the General Counsel, your primary responsibility will be to assist the lawyers by undertaking a caseload which will include the preparation, review and execution of documents, retrieving information and undertaking research as well as providing accurate and timely advice and guidance to clients.

As such, you will have the proven ability to prioritise a significant file load and work to achieve outcomes within tight timeframes, whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy. Demonstrated experience in providing successful paralegal services and a degree in Law with extensive relevant experience, or extensive paralegal experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and/or training is essential.

To be considered, you will have highly-developed relationship management skills, including the ability to interact with and gain cooperation from internal and external stakeholders at various levels. Your ability to work as a vital member of a team, as well as being able to exercise substantial levels of independence, judgement, initiative and appropriately identify when to seek supervision, will be pivotal to your success in this role.

If you have excellent research and problem solving skills, including the ability to identify solutions to challenging issues, this could be the next step in broadening your career.

During peak periods you may be required to work outside standard office hours.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs"

Enquiries

Ms Julianne Wantrup, General Counsel, 61 3 9905 5122

Position Description

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Closing Date

Wednesday 21 February 2018, 11:55pm AEDT

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