Job Description

Admin Assistant/Legal

Requisition IDreq12409
Working TitleAdmin Assistant/Legal (UNMTemps)
Position Grade09
Position Summary

UNMTemps, the University of New Mexico’s internal temporary staffing department, seeks a temporary Admin Assistant/Legal to join the Health Sciences Center and will be supporting the University Counsel Office.

The duties of which the Admin Assistant/Legal will perform but are not limited to:

  • Provides a broad range of specialized administrative support and confidential secretarial services a centralized legal office of the university.
  • Assists as appropriate in routine aspects of factual research, and prepares various routine and specialized administrative documents and correspondence requiring knowledge of legal terminology and formats.
  • Coordinates or oversees all day-to-day office operations and administrative support activities.
  • Performing miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Assignment Details
Days & Hours: Monday through Friday; 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Projected End Date: 90 days after anticipated start date
Parking Arrangements: Responsibility of the selected employee
UNMTemps provides staffing solutions to UNM departments requesting temporary employees as positions become available due to a vacancy, when regular employees are absent, for peak work periods, and for special events. As such, UNMTemps assignments/positions may end with little or no advance notice.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications

  • Skilled in MS Office Suite and willingness to learn new software applications and database management systems.
  • Experience drafting correspondence, editing documents and managing calendars.
  • Ability to handle confidential information consistent with an Attorney's Code of Professional Conduct, Rules of Civil
  • Procedure and the laws of New Mexico.
  • Strong communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • Professionalism is key. Must have an ability to interact professionally with senior leadership of the institution and outside counsel.
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in a law office or legal setting and be familiar with legal terminology.
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentHealth Sciences Center
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTemporary - Full-Time
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$15.00 to $17.50 per hour
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required
For Best Consideration Date3/17/2020
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Your application must include the following: 1 - Resume 2 - Cover Letter

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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