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Part-Time Legal Assistant, Atkins and Associates, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Atkins and Associates, LLC is seeking an administrative assistant at its location in the SynerG Law Complex in Atlanta, George. This position would be a great fit for distance students or recent graduates interested in law. 

 

The position would be 20-25 hours a week and would involve light administrative work like opening mail, answering emails, and assisting Ms. Pamela Atkins with preparing legal dockets for social security disabilities cases.

 

A legal degree is not required, but this job would help students to gain some paralegal experience and it could be an excellent networking opportunity. Additional qualifications include a bachelor's degree and some library or administrative experience.

 

To Apply

Cover letters and resumes should be sent to info@adisability.com

 

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Interns, City Internships, Multiple Locations

City Internships Programs

3 program formats. 9 career fields. 20 cities.

 

For 2020, CI offers programs in three formats. 

Our Global Accelerator Program (GAP) is our flagship experience. It is an 8-week summer-only program delivered in London and New York. All students attend an 8-week placement with a leading employer in their chosen career field. And students may participate in the GAP program on a resident or non-resident ("commuter") attendee. 

All GAP students undertake a cohort-based "Career Navigator" and "Business Leaders" course of seminars and workshops developed, respectively, to maximize students' career-readiness and commercial awareness. Our on-the-ground coaches and mentors use productive struggle to challenge and support students in equal measure, facilitating the self-discovery of career preferences, strengths and potential. 

Our Global Explorer Program (GEP) offers a more customizable experience. Students may undertake a 6 to 12 week program (with corresponding-length internship placement in their chosen career field), in one of 20 cities, and at at any time of year (programs commence on a rolling monthly basis). All GEP students undertake an personalized, online version of our prized Career Navigator and Business leaders courses. All GEP students also enjoy regular access to career coaches and ongoing guidance. 

Our Remote Program (RP) is new for 2020 and offers an experience yielding the benefits of a structured and well-managed remote internship placement, without the logistical and financial overhead associated with relocating elsewhere. Like the GEP, students may undertake a 6 to 12 week program (with corresponding-length internship placement in their chosen career field), in one of 20 cities, and at at any time of year (programs commence on a rolling monthly basis). All RP students undertake an personalized, online version of our prized Career Navigator and Business leaders courses. All RP also students enjoy regular access to career coaches and ongoing guidance. 

 

All programs are open to undergraduate and graduate students from any year and any major. 

Students may apply directly. Alternatively, students attending partnering colleges may apply via designated portals available through their Career and/or Study Abroad Centers.

 

Program Locations:

  • London, Dublin, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Shanghai, Tokyo, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco,  Medellin, and Santiago.

 

Internship Placement Career Fields: 

  • Banking & financial services, Consulting & Professional services, Marketing, Advertising & PR, Law & Politics, Media, Entertainment & Journalism, Art, Fashion & Design, Start-ups & Entrepreneurship, Technology & Engineering, and Charities, Non-profits & NGOs.

 

Program Seasons/Dates:

  • GAP: Summer only. (London and New York only)

  • GEP & RP: Year-round, rolling start. (All locations.)

 

To apply for an internship, please visit this link.

 

About City Internships

City Internships creates globally engaged, career-ready graduates. 

Since 2011, our immersive, structured "bridge" programs have equipped graduates with the in-demand skills, experience and links to employers necessary to launch meaningful careers in today's competitive and evolving employment landscape.

We are a "career accelerator" with a strong track-record in protecting and amplifying the value of students' post-secondary education. Upon college graduation, CI alumni secure graduate-level employment 3 times more quickly and starting salaries 30 percent higher than their peers.

Our overarching mission is to serve as a bridge between traditional education providers and leading companies. 

In the US, fewer than 60 percent of college students graduate. And fewer than 55% of recent graduates (those aged between 22 and 27) secure graduate-level employment. The effects of early career outcomes are significant and long-lasting, more than three-quarters of lifetime earnings growth accrues within the first decade of work. As well as individuals, the effects of poor early career outcomes have the potential destabilize institutions. We believe the talent/skill and enrollee shortages reported, increasingly and respectively, by employers and educators are symptomatic of the same cause; employers and educators occupying parallel, seldom overlapping universes and the depressed college outcomes that result.

By rigorously enhancing the career preparedness of students via outcomes-focused experiential education, we too serve the dual and mutual interests of employers and traditional educators; enabling companies to build suitably skilled and high-performing teams and colleges to demonstrate quality, relevance and value through favorable education-to-employment outcomes.

 

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Information Governance Assistant, Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston, MA

As a valued member of the Information Governance (IG) team, you will join a highly skilled and motivated team of Information Governance professionals. We are looking for someone to assist in the operation of a centralized system of maintenance for the firm's client files: organize, collect, and file all incoming related work; retrieve and distribute files upon request; update the Records Management database (IRM); scan documents as required; assist with special departmental assignments as needed.

 

Day in the Life of an Information Governance Assistant

  • Enter information into Records Management database (IRM)

  • Properly file and account for all records following specific department/firm procedures; edit existing records as required

  • Prepare new files

  • Transfer inactive files to the warehouse

  • Prepare boxes for offsite storage; retrieve boxes as required

  • Research information on file history, activity, etc.

  • Work on our team as a customer service representative

  • Solve problems and ensure compliance with department procedures

  • Track, organize, and retrieve files from central Records Department or warehouse

  • Assist Information Governance Analyst with the attorney departure process

  • Ensure proper filing of attorney email in firm document management system

  • Participate in team meetings and professional development

  • Assist Information Governance Mobility Specialist with review and release of designated client records (physical and electronic) for transfer out of the firm

  • Assist Information Governance Disposition Specialist with review and possible disposition of client and firm information per established policies and procedures

  • Contribute to the overall success of the local and firm-wide IG team

  • Train new and existing employees under guidance of Sr. IG Assistant and/or IG Analyst

  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned

 

Skills You Can Contribute to the Team

  • Organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints

  • Receive and follow instructions effectively from internal and external clients

  • Follow up and follow through

  • Accomplish a task thoroughly with concern for all aspects, no matter how small

  • Interact effectively with all levels of personnel including attorneys, management staff, and support team using all forms of communication

  • Creative and  proactive problem-solving within department policies and procedures

  • Successfully contribute in a team environment

  • Show poise, flexibility, and maintain a professional manner in all situations

  • Communicate effectively with people and handle issues through to resolution

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Work in a multi-office environment

  • Succeed in a culturally and educationally diverse environment

 

What We Can Offer You

  • Expanded skill set, both technical and "soft" skills

  • Work side by side with a talented team

  • Opportunity to explore career options within a law firm

  • Learn from a highly skilled and motivated team of Information Governance professionals

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • One year of office experience preferred including data entry, records filing and related duties; law firm experience a plus

  • Proficiency with Microsoft office

  • iManage Records Manager (IRM) experience a plus

  • Experience with iManage/FileSite or similar document management system preferred

  • Experience working with electronic records system preferred

  • Familiarity with records/document retention procedures preferred

  • Familiarity with incoming and outgoing records transfer procedures preferred

 

Job Relationships

  • IG Assistant reports to the Manager of Information Governance or the Information Governance Supervisor and interacts daily with: IG team, attorneys, paralegals, and administrative support team

 

Working Conditions

Normal office environment and schedule; capability to lift boxes weighing at least twenty-five pounds repeatedly is required

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

 

To view the full position and apply, please visit the following link

 

About Ropes & Gray

Ropes & Gray LLP is a preeminent global law firm focused on providing the highest-quality advice on our clients' critical legal and business issues. Our global team of 2,500 talented professionals regularly helps clients meet high-stakes challenges, solve complex problems and achieve key goals.  These colleagues work together across a global office network that includes offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.

We are a contemporary firm that can bring more than 150 years of legal and institutional history to bear on the challenges clients face in today's 24/7 global business environment. Our collaborative approach gives our clients--which include many of the world's most respected companies and institutions--ready access to leading corporate, litigation, transactional and regulatory lawyers whose knowledge and experience span industries and geographies.

With an international presence, we focus on a number of key industries, including private equity; asset management; life sciences and health care; investment banking; technology, media and telecommunications; and consumer and retail.  Our clients include global industry leaders, financial institutions, investment firms, private equity firms, hospitals and health care organizations, educational institutions, and individuals.

We have consistently been recognized for our leading practices in many areas, including private equity, M&A, finance, asset management, real estate, tax, antitrust, life sciences, health care, intellectual property, litigation & enforcement, privacy & cybersecurity, and business restructuring.

 

Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.



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Temporary Reference Librarian, Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, RI

The Roger Williams University School of Law seeks applications for the position of Temporary Reference Librarian. The Temporary Reference Librarian performs a variety of reference functions in support of the Law Library's day-to-day operations including: provides primary Reference Desk coverage as well as "follow-up" research; provides assistance to faculty and students in the use of online research services, including Westlaw and LexisNexis; provides research services to law faculty and administration as needed; and performs reference and other projects as assigned by the Associate Law Librarian.

 

Requirements 

  • A Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school preferred.

  • A Master of Library Science degree or equivalent from an ALA accredited library school.

  • Minimum one year law library experience.

  • Legal bibliography course work may be substituted for law library experience.

  • Knowledge of traditional and electronic legal resources and research techniques.

  • Excellent legal research skills.

  • Proficiency in LexisNexis and Westlaw searching.

  • Ability to apply legal knowledge in performance of research duties.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong service orientation.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to interact with faculty, students, visitors and staff.

  • Excellent computer skills required.

  • Physical agility and strength to perform duties of Reference Librarian as described, under typical library conditions.

 

Additional Information: 

Roger Williams University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations. For questions regarding this position, please contact Raquel Ortiz, Assistant Dean for Library & Information Services, rortiz@rwu.edu. The position reports to the Associate Law Librarian.

 

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Raquel Ortiz, rortiz@rwu.edu.

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Archivist for Special Projects, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Job Summary

Harvard Law School Library seeks a half-time (17.5 hours per week) twelve-month term archivist to complete two complex projects. The first project is implementing new Minimum Level Processing (MLP) guidelines for unprocessed Modern Manuscript collections. Part of the implementation will be the development of internal standards, metrics, and repeatable processes to apply across unprocessed collections and future accessions. The second project is reprocessing the Learned Hand collection.

Although previously fully processed, this collection has been used for a major research project and now contains some of the researcher's work product interfiled. The Archivist will make curatorial decisions on the current state of the collection with the short term goal of identifying and/or removing material added by the researcher, and the long term goal of supporting future optimal use of both the original collection and its digital surrogates. Additionally, in collaboration with the Librarian/Archivist for Digital Projects, this position will coordinate the digitization of the high-use components of this collection. This position will report to the Associate Director of Collections and liaise/work closely with the Manager of Digital Strategy for Collections, the Curator of Modern Manuscripts, and the Librarian/Archivist for Digital Projects.

 

This is a term appointment expected to extend through January 31, 2021 contingent upon funding and business needs.

 

Job-Specific Responsibilities

  • Gain intellectual and physical control over unprocessed manuscript collections by establishing appropriate Harvard MLP standards with the goal of enhancing a collection's discoverability. Additionally, recommend to the Curator of Modern Manuscripts if certain series or collections should be fully processed based on anticipated demand or content.
  • Create a Harvard Law School Library specific MLP protocol based on the needs of our users.
  • Develop an accessioning workflow using ArchivesSpace.
  • Accession, arrange, describe, and otherwise process collections. This includes organizing the materials and conducting necessary conservation; re-housing documents in acid-free folders and containers; creating an inventory; and preparing a collection guide and finding aids according to local and professional standards.
  • Run multiple projects simultaneously with goal-oriented deadlines.
  • Staff the Historical & Special Collections reading room up to 2 hours per week.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Master's degree in library/information science with a concentration in archival studies or equivalent education or work experience
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in an archives setting, including work with large 20th century collections as well as sensitive materials
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to drive to Southborough, Massachusetts for some work-related duties. (Owning a car not a requirement.)

 

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience coordinating complex projects
  • Experience making appraisal decisions
  • Knowledge of current national standards related to control of bibliographic and archival collection materials (RDA, MARC, DACS, controlled vocabularies)
  • Experience with processing large archival collections
  • Experience with preparing archival collections for digitization
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new organizational and work settings
  • Must be able to tolerate ambiguity well, be agile, and be adaptable to a work setting in which shifting work locations, interruptions, or last minute scheduling adjustments are common
  • Understanding of copyright and intellectual property issues
  • Able to work independently and as part of multiple teams simultaneously; collaborative; flexible

 

Salary Grade: 056

To Apply

Access the full job description (Req. #51155BR) at the Employment at Harvard web site, and click the Apply to job button at the bottom of that page. Thank you for your interest in this position.

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