Legal Administrative Assistant - Education Industry

Toronto (ON) On-site Only
Opportunity Number: 2067079
PermanentFrom: $48,000.00 To: $52,000.00
EducationAdministration & Clerical
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenCriminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Thursday, November 25, 2021
Job Description

Our client in the education industry is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. This position will be ON-SITE, Monday-Friday during 8:30am-4:30pm. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in administration and have either legal experience, or a legal education.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support 2 general counsel and 2 support advisors
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings for the general counsel
  • Respond to inquires promptly
  • Provide support on preparing documents and presentation as requested
  • Maintain database and ensure accurate information is uploaded
  • Help assist to prepare some legal documents and correspondences
  • Liaising between professionals and various internal and external individuals, groups and clients at all levels
  • Using initiative and good judgment to relieve the professional of administrative detail
  • Maintain confidentiality with regards to legal documents and files and handle responsibly
  • Review and arrange expense claims as needed
  • Prepare monthly reports
  • Attend meetings and prepare minutes
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience
  • 2+ years of experience in administration
  • MUST have legal experience or a legal education
  • Ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent coordination and organizational skills
  • Aptitude to take care of clients’ needs in a professional and courteous manner
  • Capacity to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Strong written, oral and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to multi task within a fast paced environment

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: University Degree or College Diploma

If interested in this opportunity, then please apply today for IMMEDIATE consideration!

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2067079

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