Administrative Assistant - SAS

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Job location
500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Maryland Legal Aid
Street address: 
500 East Lexington Street
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
ZIP: 
21202
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Maryland Legal Aid announces a full-time administrative assistant position in the Statewide Advocacy Support unit in the Baltimore City office to qualified applicants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Provides high quality administrative and support services to the Directors of Advocacy and other staff as assigned.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide administrative assistance to Statewide Advocacy Support Unit. Assist unit staff and others with major litigation, appeals, legislation and other impact advocacy work.
• Maintain efficient filing systems for legal pleadings, correspondence and documents in major litigation.
• Provide secretarial support for unit attorneys and paralegals, including preparing accurate final drafts of legal pleadings and correspondence.
• Provide support for all staff in formatting, printing and filing of appellate briefs.
• Handle telephone inquiries, arrange internal and external meetings, and perform other administrative duties as assigned.
• Maintain good working relationships with staff in other Legal Aid offices and units and external organizations.
• Provide support for a variety of unit projects and initiatives.
• Provide support for SAS outreach events, if needed
• Any and all other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

To apply online visit our website at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or click here.

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a high school diploma and at least 4 years’ experience in the legal field. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and have the ability to properly format legal pleadings. Must have excellent organizational, communication, prioritization and problem-solving skills and be able to work well under pressure.

PRINCIPAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Advocacy Directors, Executive staff, Office Administrators/Managers, Departmental/Unit managers and staff.

To apply online visit our website at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or click here.

To apply: 

To apply online visit our website at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or click here.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
31000+
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017