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Legal Operations Manager/Special Assistant to Chief Legal

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SCO FAMILY OF SERVICES | Glen Cove, NY
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Legal Operations Manager/Special Assistant to Chief Legal - 38867 

Description

 SCO Family of Services has provided vital human services throughout New York City and Long Island for more than 100 years. SCO helps vulnerable New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs.

SCO Family of Services welcomes you to join our family and help us work together to carry out our mission to build a stronger tomorrow.

Job duties will include, but are not limited to:

Support the Chief Legal Counsel and Staff in the Department of Legal Affairs & Compliance (~30%)

Provide administrative support to the SCO Chief Legal Counsel and department personnel

Manage and support initiatives to streamline the activities of the Department

Assist department personnel in developing and updating policies, training material and tools

Seek opportunities for process improvement and help the team create and implement effective, feasible solutions

Lead operational projects to successful completion (and project manage key initiatives) in a transparent and cost-effective way, as directed.

Maintain an organized, effective and efficient manual and electronic filing system for Legal & Compliance records.

Support the team in preparing for meetings and training.

Perform all other duties as assigned

Track Department Metrics (~20%)

  • Track key metrics specific to the Department, including, but not limited to tracking matter staffing, litigation, status of projects, billing, open investigations and any other tracking essential to monitoring the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.
  • Collaborate with team members and others to identify and develop additional meaningful metrics that measure and evaluate the Department’s workload and client satisfaction.
  • Develop and implement new tracking tools aimed at improving efficiency.       
  • Manage information in various in-house databases also used for tracking key metrics, information and document
  • Contract Support (~30%)
  •  Provide support with updating templates, contracting tools, and training material
  • Support the contracting administrative process

Legal Research and Knowledge Management (~20%)

  • Proactively identify areas to improve collaboration and knowledge sharing across the team and develop action plans to address.
  • Maintain organized and accessible subject matter files
  • Keep current on trends, developments and best practices in legal operations and drive internal awareness and adoption as appropriate

 

 RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS

  • In additions, employees need to possess the following characteristics:
  • Be a team player
  • Have a strong sensitivity to cultural differences present among staff and clients within our own organization.  

WORKING CONDITIONS 

This is an office position headquartered in Glen Cove, NY. This position will require extended periods of sitting, use of a computer, and analyzing documents that may be in paper or digital form. Ability to retrieve/file paper in filing cabinets and other storage areas is necessary. 

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE 

This position reports to the agency’s Chief Legal Counsel


Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s degree, with at least 3 years of experience in a Legal Operations or other comparable function for a complex organization.
  • This position requires someone who is motivated, a problem solver, has great attention to detail along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to communicate professionally and effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Operate with integrity as you handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature.

  

 

Legal Operations Manager/Special Assistant to Chief Legal - 38867 

Description

 SCO Family of Services has provided vital human services throughout New York City and Long Island for more than 100 years. SCO helps vulnerable New Yorkers…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Monica at mgraziose@sco.org


Thank you!

Please send your cover letter and resume to Monica at mgraziose@sco.org


Thank you!

Location

Glen Cove, NY

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