UTS - Paralegal At UNC CH

North Carolina State University

Job Description

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Essential Job Duties

The primary purpose of this position includes but is not limited to:

This is a paralegal position for one of the departments for University. The best qualified candidate will be a certified paralegal, with at least .The position will be mostly on site at UNC, but possibility of 1 or 2 remote workdays per week once training is completed. Free parking is provided on site. Great supportive team of fellow paralegals and attorneys with excellent opportunity to learn new systems and work on interesting and challenging matters.

The paralegal will work with team of paralegals and attorneys supporting litigation and eDiscovery matters on behalf of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This will include reviewing documents, preparing motions and other pleadings, reviewing and summarizing depositions, responding to requests for research using Westlaw, Pacer, various state and federal court websites, and a variety of public records available online.

Is Time Limited


Job City & State

Chapel Hill, NC

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UTS - Paralegal At UNC CH

Work Schedule

Monday -Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00pm

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Minimum Experience/Education

High school diploma or equivalency & 2-4 years of experience in litigation support and eDiscovery work and paralegal experience.

Department Required Skills

The position requires:
Strong written skills;
Knowledge of proper legal citation format;
Intermediate to expert knowledge of all Microsoft Suite programs and Westlaw; 
Prior experience in supporting litigation and review of documents as part of discovery requests;

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Experience with UNC Systems is highly preferred.
candidates who have comparable legal work experience in litigation support and eDiscovery.

Required License or Certification


Valid NC Driver's License required?


Commercial Driver's License Required?


Anticipated Hiring Range

$45.00 an hour DOE

Job Open Date


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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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