Legal Assistant - 3/4 time
|Sep. 18, 2018 - Dec. 18, 2018|
|Benefits:||Competitive Compensation Package|
|Department:||Elevations Credit Union|
|Description:||When joining Elevations, you can expect to work for a company that:|
Provides amazing experiences and creates raving fans.
Strives to provide solutions for a better life and promises employees it will be the best place they have ever worked.
Wins awards such as “Best Bank”, “Best Companies to Work for in Colorado” and even the “Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award”, the only Presidential award for quality.
Has a highly-engaged workforce and emphasizes career growth, empowerment and servant leadership.
What’s in it for you:
Competitive pay, organization-wide incentive program, 401k matching, mortgage and auto discounts
4 weeks min. paid time off, work anniversary paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and 16hrs paid volunteer time off
Medical, dental, and vision health plans with FSA or HSA options
Onsite fitness center, Zumba and yoga classes, health fairs with biometrics screening and flu shots
Employee Assistance Program with a variety of services
Career development, trainings, career coaching, job shadowing, mentoring program, tuition reimbursement up to $5,000/year, and a recognition system
Culture of excellence and continuous improvement
We strive to be the best place you’ve ever worked!
Elevations Credit Union, a leading Colorado financial institution is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to provide day to day support to our Chief Counsel. This individual must have prior paralegal or legal assistant work, excellent writing and reading skills and exceptional attention to detail. The applicant must be personable, professional, dependable, and have outstanding organizational skills while performing in a fast-paced environment.
This position will assist the Corporate Risk and Legal team by performing highly varied, complex and confidential tasks to ensure department operations flow smoothly.
Essential Functions include:
-Proactively maintain overview of Chief Counsel’s workload and caseload; anticipate next steps and implement follow-up procedures.
-Create, edit, redline, and/or proofread documents from dictation, handwritten, typed, and/or electronic copy.
-Maintain calendar of meetings. Coordinate attorney/administrative conferences, meetings, and appointments for Chief Counsel. Coordinate travel arrangements as necessary.
-Coordinates logistics of internal and external meetings, including conference reservations, speaking engagements, webinars, material procurement, development and dissemination.
-File paper and electronic documents with appropriate courts and agencies and ensure proper procedures are followed and deadlines are met.
-Performs legal research, which may include retrieval of statutes and regulations.
-Records documents with the various Recorder’s offices.
|Qualifications:||Required Education and Experience:|
-High school diploma required
-4 year college degree, Paralegal Certificate and/or 2 years previous Paralegal experience
-Strong written communication skills.
-Attention to detail with good time management skills and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.
-Prior experience in financial services, mortgage and/or finance industries preferred
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
About Us: Elevations Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving Colorado’s Front Range. Founded in 1953, we’ve grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to an institution with 13 branches and more than 120,000 members that manages over $2 billion in assets and is the No. 1 credit union mortgage lender in Colorado. At Elevations, we’ve made a commitment to move away from a product-centered business model and focus instead on creating consumer solutions. Our objective is to provide our members, as well as the entire community, with unbiased consumer information.
EEO Statement: Elevations Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.
Candidates for certain positions may be required to submit to a credit history report in determining qualification for employment with Elevations Credit Union. If the position you are applying for requires a credit history report, any information received in such a report will not be the sole factor in making an employment decision. A history of personal financial irresponsibility may be reason for disqualification insofar as it relates to your potential job duties. Elevations Credit Union is aware that occasionally there are extenuating circumstances that may affect an individual's credit history. We comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Colorado Employment Opportunity Act.
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