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Legal assistant/immigration paralegal

Company Name:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
LEGAL ASSISTANT/IMMIGRATION PARALEGALLEGAL ASSISTANT/IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL
Agency Name:
University of Massachusetts President's Office
Official Title:
LEGAL ASSISTANT/IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL
Functional Title:
LEGAL ASSISTANT/IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL
Occupational Group:
Legal
Position Type:
Not Given
Full-Time or Part-Time:
Full-Time
Salary Range:
$55,000.00 to $65,000.00 Annually
Bargaining Unit:
N/A
Shift:
Day
Confidential:
No
Number Of Vacancies:
1
City/Town:
Shrewsbury
Region:
CENTRAL
Facility Location:
The University of Massachusetts is seeking a detail-oriented and database-driven individual for a position in its Office of General Counsel. This position requires significant responsibility for extensive case management and client contact, as well as general legal office responsibilities for 5 attorneys in our Shrewsbury, Mass, office.
Application Deadline:
09-30-2014
Apply Online:
No
Posting ID:
J43923Duties:
Assist attorney in the preparation and filing of employment-based immigration petitions/applications with the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services and U.S. State Department;
Written and oral communications with university partners and employees, per internal immigration policies and procedures;
Oversight and management of all aspects of Sunapsis case-management software, including data entry/integrity, case status tracking, queries, reports, alerts, e-forms, templates, etc.
Document all business practices for employment-based visa processing with the goal of becoming as efficient and paperless as possible;
Maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information on employee immigration status, benefits and other personal data.
General office duties for 5 attorneys, including: processing travel and expense reports; managing electronic file management system for attorneys; calendar and meeting management; filing documents with state or federal agencies; processing invoices for payment; coordinate with building management for supplies, repairs, and other resources for legal office.
Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications:
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel, Access, and Power Point)
- Excellent computer skills
- Experience with database management
- Strong organizational and analytical skills
- Ability to work independently
Prior legal office and immigration experience preferred; experience working in another higher education institution a plus. NOTE: this position is not open to JDs, LLBs or LLMs.
How To Apply:
Agency Web Address:
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The Commonwealth acts in good faith to affirmatively recruit a diverse population.If you wish to self-identify, please click on the links below. Completing this formis voluntary. If you choose to self-identify, please note that all Affirmative Actionand Disability data is kept in a confidential file.Link to Disability Form (return this form to the ADA Coordinator listed below)
to the Veterans Forms (return this form to the Diversity Officer listed below)
Officer/ADA Coordinator:
NA
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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