RPCI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Paralegal will supplement the Legal Department’s complement of attorneys in the handling, negotiation, and finalization of Institute contracts. The paralegal will be expected to be able to handle the review and negotiation of contracts at significant levels of complexity, including service agreements, software licensing, equipment and other procurements, leases, confidentiality and material transfer agreements, and there miscellaneous types of agreements entered into by the Institute in its clinical, research, academic and administrative missions areas. The paralegal will provide support on document intensive projects for attorneys and perform legal or other research as requested. The Paralegal tracks the status of agreements, and performs follow-up to receive completed agreements, ensures compliance with RPCI policies and procedures, including procurement policies, for management and approval of Agreements, acts as liaison between attorneys and RPCI department administrators, clinicians and scientists to obtain required documentation and provides negotiation and completion status updates. The paralegal should have significant experience and proficiency in handling contract reviews and contract administration processes in a high volume environment. The paralegal will work closely with the Senior Paralegal in the Department, and will report directly to the Deputy General Counsel.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience in a firm or in-house position or in regulatory or personal injury.
The preferred candidate will have experience managing and proficiency with Word and Excel as well as three to six years minimum experience in contract and transactional work required.
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.