Job Description

Paralegal

Requisition IDreq6589
Working TitleParalegal
Position Grade11
Position Summary

At the direction of the Custodian of Public Records, the paralegal will compile, review and organize records concerning the UNM Health Sciences Center pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA). The paralegal will assist with the daily management of the online public records portal and will work closely with UNM legal counsel, HSC faculty, staff and administrators in responding to IPRA requests.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 7 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
  • Paralegal certification, Associate's degree and/or Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience with the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA).
  • Experience working within a governmental or public entity or public institution of higher education.
  • Experience compiling, reviewing, redacting and producing records for inspection.
  • Highly skilled in Adobe PDF, Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong attention to details and ability to draft concise and accurate letters, emails and other communications.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and deliver consistent, timely and quality work.

Additional RequirementsExcellent writing and communication skills.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentHSC Legal Counsel Office (921A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
PayHourly: $14.98 - $22.47
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 and on-call 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 RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date10/5/2018
Application InstructionsPlease attach cover letter, resume, and any relevant certifications.

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