Administrative Assistant
Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ

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The administrative assistant: performs varied advanced secretarial and administrative work requiring initiative and independent judgment on behalf of the faculty and student attorneys in the College of Law's Civil Justice Clinic; works independently under general direction; maintains official records; handles problems and non-routine situations by determining the approach or action to take by interpreting and implementing the Clinic's policies and procedures; conducts the initial screening of potential cases for the Clinic; contacts clients, lawyers and high-level administrative and judicial offices using tact, discretion and judgment; performs paraprofessional legal tasks under supervision by a lawyer.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:30PM

Minimum Qualifications

Four (4) years' secretarial/administrative experience; OR, a Certificate in Secretarial Science and three (3) years of secretarial/administrative experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Evidence of: Associate's degree in any field which includes legal assistant course work; Certification by the National Association of Legal Assistants; being bilingual in English/Spanish. Demonstrated knowledge of standard office policies and procedures; concepts, terminology, principles and procedures of American law, the Arizona court system, and the legislative process; real estate foreclosure. Experience in: being a paralegal or legal secretary; developing and maintaining effective working relationships;); typing/word processing; work management and organization. Evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills including accurate composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

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