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Paralegal

Company: Altarum Institute
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Altarum InstituteParalegalUS-MI-Ann ArborJob ID: OGC-TL-3767-22Type: Full Time# of Openings: 1Category: Current OpeningAltarumOverviewAltarum is a nonprofit based in Ann Arbor, Michigan with roots in public-sector innovation that date back to 1946. Throughout our history, we've translated research into action, solving challenging problems facing society. Today, we are focused on improving the health of at-risk and disenfranchised populations by building better systems of care and empowering all people to make well informed health decisions. We are creators and doers. Our solutions are holistic, enabled by technology, and intently focused on equity, prevention, and delivering the most appropriate care. Altarum Institute is pleased to announce an open position in the General Counsel's office. The Office delivers strategic legal support that promotes the effective stewardship of Altarum resources, and provides leadership in assessing, planning for, and mitigating financial and operational risk to ensure the long-term financial health and flexibility of Altarum.ResponsibilitiesCore Responsibilities:

  • Support General Counsel with complex transactional matters.
  • Perform legal research, analyze results for decision-making, and summarize for review.
  • Oversee the corporate liability insurance program, including data gathering and preparation of applications and renewals and implementation of insurance policies (and tracking of same); overseeing, maintaining, tracking, and obtaining certificates of insurance; etc.
  • Support General Counsel with the intellectual property portfolio and program.
  • Coordinate matters relating to board meetings.
  • Oversee and maintain BoardEffect (the electronic board portal).
  • Prepare and maintain minutes and governing documents, and minute books (including in electronic and hard copy).Additional Responsibilities:
    • Prepare and maintain corporate templates and forms, as well as maintain electronic signature platform.
    • Support General Counsel with litigation and case management.
    • Assist with the corporate compliance and ethics program initiatives, as needed.
    • Proof documents for formatting, spelling, and grammar.
    • Perform routine office duties for the Office.
    • All other duties as assigned.Qualifications
      • College degree required; paralegal certification a plus.
      • Minimum of 5 years' experience supporting a corporate legal department or multiple attorneys.
      • Licensed as a notary public, or eligible (and willing) to become licensed.
      • Proficient with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; excellent business writing skills.
      • Excellent organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail.
      • Ability to prioritize and complete projects effectively and efficiently.
      • A keen sense of ethics, integrity and professionalism; and a passion and commitment to the mission, vision, and value system of Altarum is essential.
      • Non-profit experience is a plus.
      • Experience with project planning and/or task tracking in an electronic platform is a plus. This is a Remote Position; Limited travel may be required. We are seeking the best candidate for our team. Experience in some of the core responsibility areas is preferred; however, experience in all areas is not required (willing to train, as needed). ABOUT ALTARUM: Altarum Institute (Altarum) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We improve the health of at-risk and disenfranchised populations by building better systems of care and empowering all people to make well informed health decisions. Public sector clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Agriculture, Department of Veterans Affairs, and various state agencies nationwide. Altarum also serves clients in the philanthropic and private sectors. Areas of expertise include military health, women's health, behavioral health and substance use disorders, health disparities and equity, continuing medical education and quality improvement, eldercare, public health interoperability, and disease surveillance. In addition to the meaningful and challenging work, Altarum offers an outstanding benefits program that includes paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401k (3% employer contribution plus opportunity for gainsharing), a flexible work environment, and much more. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us. Altarum provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. #LIRemotePlease see job descriptionPI196031120

Keywords: Altarum Institute, Ann Arbor , Paralegal, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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