Provide a full range of legal administrative support to the Office of General Counsel attorneys or the Mills Legal Clinic attorneys, including monitoring workflow and prioritizing multiple competing priorities.
Prioritize and juggle multiple projects simultaneously and independently, often under pressure and in a fast paced environment. Triage phone calls, emails, and fax transmissions.
Coordinate and manage attorney schedules and activities, including all logistics and calendar management.
Process and distribute time sensitive documents effectively.
Organize and maintain complex filing systems, both electronic and paper-based.
Screen telephone calls and visitors. Respond independently to general inquiries when appropriate, and make swift and accurate judgments in forwarding inquiries and requests to attorney or other offices in the university or hospitals.
Assist with other projects as needed.
* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience:
Associate's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Proven ability to independently exercise sound judgment, maintain confidentiality, take initiative, and be flexible and professional at all times.
Ability to multitask effectively.
Proficiency in computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite, and a good understanding of databases.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Proactive work style and history of collaborative teamwork.
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Occasionally use a telephone, stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, sort/file paperwork or parts, writing by hand.
Rarely kneel/crawl, twist/bend/stoop/squat, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job. WORKING CONDITIONS:
Flexible work hours, may work on weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: Office of the General Counsel, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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