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Assistant to General Counsel

Company: Indiana State University
Location: Terre Haute
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About the Institution

Indiana State University has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Top Colleges and by the Princeton Review as among the best in the Midwest. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, its pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped campus has earned a Tree Campus USA designation and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses.

Located in the heart of Terre Haute's downtown, Indiana State's campus is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Situated near the Indiana-llinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville.

The Indiana State student body represents all 50 states and more than 65 countries and is among the most diverse in Indiana. The University is ranked number one among Indiana's public and private institutions on CollegeNet's annual social mobility index. There are more than 250 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series which bring national touring productions and speakers to campus.

Comments to Applicants

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than practical training. The university will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Job Title Assistant to General Counsel Department Legal Affairs Work Schedule

Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:30pm

Notice of Vacancy Number 21-00092 Desired Start Date 05/10/2021 Open Date 04/23/2021 Close Date 05/07/2021 Open Until Filled No Job Category Staff-Non-Exempt Job Type Staff - Full-Time Pay Grade 7 Salary Range $15.87 per hour Benefits Associated with this Position

Employee Benefits

Benefits Received for Non-Exempt Staff (MR, CR, BR, SR, TR,CU)

  • Sick Leave: Accrues at a rate of 12 days per fiscal year with unlimited accumulation.
  • Life Insurance: The coverage amount is based on two and one-half times appointment salary rounded up to the next whole thousand with a maximum coverage of $100,000 and includes the same amount of Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefits. The University currently pays the entire cost of coverage.
  • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Coverage: The cost of coverage is shared between employees and the University. Rates are determined by participation in Wellness Program and use of tobacco products. Coverage is available on the first of the month following appointment date.
  • Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF): The employee share of three (3) percent is paid by ISU. The employer (ISU) share is actuarially determined annually by the State of Indiana. There is no cost to the employee. A minimum of ten (10) years of service is required for PERF vesting. PERF has several investment options from which to choose. Note: For individuals who are receiving PERF Retirement, contributions may not be made.
  • TIAA Auto Enroll: New employees are automatically enrolled in a tax deferred retirement program at hire: three (3) percent is deducted before taxes for the program to facilitate retirement planning. Employees may opt out of the program within 90 days.
  • Long Term Disability Coverage: Employees are eligible after three (3) years of continuous, regular employment with the University. This policy guarantees approved disabled employees a 66 2/3 percent income protection (from all sources) after 180 days of continuous total disability. Immediate participation is available for current members of a comparable group disability insurance program within 90 days prior to ISU employment and that would have provided income protection upon disability for at least five years.
  • Fee Waiver Program: For the employee, spouse and dependent children: Staff may enroll in up to 18 hours of course work each academic year at a reduced rate. Spouses may enroll in 15 semester hours each academic year with 80% of qualified tuition waived. Dependent children of regular full-time staff who are full-time degree seeking undergraduate students at ISU may receive a fee waiver of 80% of qualified tuition for up to a total of ten (10) semesters.
  • Vacation: Employee accrues 10-20 vacation days per year based upon years of service.
  • Convenience Day: Employees have one per fiscal year to use.

Optional Benefits

  • Voluntary Life Insurance: Additional amounts of life insurance may be purchased on employee, spouse and dependent children.
  • Voluntary Vision Plan: May enroll within the first 31 days of employment date.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The individual will provide administrative assistance to the General Counsel. The Assistant to the General Counsel will also assist with the contract management system.

Specific Responsibilities Required Relevant Education & Experience

Education: High School diploma or GED; Experience: 3-4 Years.

OR

Education: Associate's or Bachelor's degree at time of hire with 2-4 years of experience.

Required Field(s) of Study

NA

Preferred Relevant Education and Experience

Associate Degree preferred. Relevant experience working in a fast-paced office setting; work in legal or compliance functions preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Other Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Preferred Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Preferred Other Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

NA

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Able to adapt to change, Able to assemble, analyze and present data, Able to learn and retain information, Able to multitask, Able to plan, organize, and implement projects in a timely manner, Able to read English, understand, and follow verbal and written instructions, Able to work both independently and collaboratively, Able to work carefully and politely around others, Able to work well with others, Attention to detail, Demonstration of high ethical standards, integrity, professionalism, politeness, and courteousness, Excellent customer service skills, Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, teambuilding and problem solving skills, Experience and knowledge in job related program, Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other computer applications, Proven verbal and written communication skills, Willing to interact with students, Work effectively with a diverse community Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

NA

Qualifications & Disclaimer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The information on this description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

NCAA Guidelines

All employees and staff of ISU are bound by all NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference and institutional rules and regulations pertaining to intercollegiate athletics and must conduct themselves in accordance therewith. For more complete information on the duties and obligations of ISU employees and staff in this regard, employees and staff should contact the Compliance Office in the ISU Athletic Department.

No ISU employee (whether paid or a volunteer) shall knowingly influence others to furnish the NCAA or an ISU investigator/compliance officer false or misleading information concerning an individual's involvement in or knowledge of matters relevant to a possible violation of an NCAA regulation. Failure to abide by this term of employment shall constitute unethical conduct as defined by the NCAA and may result in immediate suspension and/or termination of the employment relationship with ISU.

Position Reappointment Required No

Keywords: Indiana State University, Terre Haute , Assistant to General Counsel, Other , Terre Haute, Indiana

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