Corporate Paralegal at ECMC

ECMC

Full-Time

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

Choosing a career with ECMC Group means joining a nonprofit corporation with a mission to help students succeed. With a vibrant mission and values, great benefits, and strong community involvement, ECMC Group companies are an ideal team to join.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, works closely with contract and corporate transactional in-house attorneys and other internal departments to ensure the proper, consistent administrative handling of vendor contracts, customer contracts, corporate filings, board actions and other corporate transactional legal matters. Interacts with vendors, customers, outside counsel and state filing agencies in administrative capacity when process requires.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Performs a variety of administrative duties with a high degree of responsibility and significant flexibility
• Review (and, as necessary, prepare) contracts, renewals or amendments as overseen by in-house attorneys, and support centralized contract repository maintenance
• Coordinate Legal Department participation in ECMC Vendor Management Process, including receipt of vendor contract requests and renewal notices, answering basic contract information, pulling existing contracts for ECMC business owners, assisting in-house attorneys in reviewing contracts and identifying issues, drafting contract amendments and termination notices, coordination of attorney contract assignments and indexing vendor contract information in Workday
• Prepare and file annual corporate renewals and other state registration filings for the company and all its subsidiaries as instructed by in-house attorneys, research filing requirements for foreign qualifications, charitable trusts/solicitations, dissolutions, withdrawals, assumed names, franchise taxes, business licenses, etc., maintain organized file related to same
• Assists Deputy General Counsel in the administration of the corporate ethics program, including monitoring and tracking cases and trends, assisting with the development of training, and coordinating company communications about corporate ethics
• Runs contract and filing reports as requested off of Oracle (including reports of upcoming contract renewals and corporate filings), maintains investment transaction database
• Draft Secretary Certificates based on templates as instructed by in-house attorneys, pull ECMC entity governing documents from Quickbase as requested
• Prepares analyses and performs special research and review projects as requested
• Supports in-house attorneys during closings
• Serve as system administrator and primary contact for hotline vendor relationship
• Assists in developing databases, reminder tools, and other online applications related to the work of the Legal Office
• Legal Office liaison with internal business clients and vendors
• Responds to ECMC business owners and in-house attorney document and basic information requests
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
• Paralegal Certificate or post-secondary degree and 1 year related work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous legal support experience
• Experience working in the student loan or financial industry

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ECMC Group is committed to ensuring our diverse, inclusive and equitable culture is built on a strong sense of belonging, where everyone feels seen, heard and encouraged to show up as their authentic self.
ECMC is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  • Under general supervision, works closely with contract and corporate transactional in-house attorneys and other internal departments to ensure the proper, consistent administrative handling of vendor contracts, customer contracts, corporate filings, board actions and other corporate transactional legal matters
  • Interacts with vendors, customers, outside counsel and state filing agencies in administrative capacity when process requires
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties with a high degree of responsibility and significant flexibility
  • Review (and, as necessary, prepare) contracts, renewals or amendments as overseen by in-house attorneys, and support centralized contract repository maintenance
  • Coordinate Legal Department participation in ECMC Vendor Management Process, including receipt of vendor contract requests and renewal notices, answering basic contract information, pulling existing contracts for ECMC business owners, assisting in-house attorneys in reviewing contracts and identifying issues, drafting contract amendments and termination notices, coordination of attorney contract assignments and indexing vendor contract information in Workday
  • Prepare and file annual corporate renewals and other state registration filings for the company and all its subsidiaries as instructed by in-house attorneys, research filing requirements for foreign qualifications, charitable trusts/solicitations, dissolutions, withdrawals, assumed names, franchise taxes, business licenses, etc., maintain organized file related to same
  • Assists Deputy General Counsel in the administration of the corporate ethics program, including monitoring and tracking cases and trends, assisting with the development of training, and coordinating company communications about corporate ethics
  • Runs contract and filing reports as requested off of Oracle (including reports of upcoming contract renewals and corporate filings), maintains investment transaction database
  • Draft Secretary Certificates based on templates as instructed by in-house attorneys, pull ECMC entity governing documents from Quickbase as requested
  • Prepares analyses and performs special research and review projects as requested
  • Supports in-house attorneys during closings
  • Serve as system administrator and primary contact for hotline vendor relationship
  • Assists in developing databases, reminder tools, and other online applications related to the work of the Legal Office
  • Legal Office liaison with internal business clients and vendors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Paralegal Certificate or post-secondary degree and 1 year related work experience

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

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