The City of Portland
Portland, OR, USA
The City of Portland seeks a Legal Assistant. This position performs specialized legal assistance and administrative support work within the Office of the City Attorney. Legal Assistants are responsible for all legal administrative support to litigation and non-litigation attorneys. Work includes the rapid and accurate typing of court documents, contracts, correspondence and preparation of other legal documents; maintaining court calendars and files and performing complex office support tasks requiring advanced administrative skills and knowledge of legal theories and terminology
The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage are available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family. The City of Portland also participates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System.
For more information, please visit our website:
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Job #: 1908613
--- Time; Career
Starting Salary Range: $22.54-$24.70/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under the general supervision of the Chief Alumni Officer, the incumbent provides high level administrative, project management and direct executive support to Alumni Engagement and Information Management. The Administrative Assistant coordinates the daily operations of the Alumni Engagement (AE) unit and Information Management (IM) unit. This position acts as a liaison to senior management across campus, overseeing general communication between AE, IM and other campus entities. On behalf of the Chief Alumni Officer, this position interacts with alumni and other constituents to meet their needs.
Other duties include, but are not limited to coordinating travel and purchasing, performing financial transaction reconciliation, coordinating signature items, organizing meeting and events and preparing reports. The incumbent identifies issues or problems within specific management areas and researches issues, prioritizes tasks and works independently with a high degree of confidentiality and with excellent judgment.
The incumbent must have a clear understanding of the overall campus, an appreciation of the academic mission, and a thorough understanding of University Relations divisional objectives. The person in this position should possess the insight, tact, and diplomacy to foster effective relations with staff, students, the public, government offices and the press.
This position requires the ability to respond flexibly and positively in all circumstances, to cope with ambiguity, to work effectively under pressure, and to manage regularly shifting priorities in a dynamic environment with frequent interruptions and deadlines. This is an opportunity to be a part of an optimistic, cohesive team in a professional and challenging work environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to recall, retrieve, and communicate information quickly, clearly, and accurately.
• Demonstrated political acumen and high professional standards with proven ability to exercise good judgment and maintain strict confidentiality.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, demonstrating tact and diplomacy to consistently interact effectively and flexibly with diverse groups of people, both internal and external, and to recognize their differing priorities and expectations.
• Exceptional organizational skills sufficient to prioritize and complete assignments and projects independently, while balancing competing needs and attending to detail.
• Ability to provide appropriate implementation, tracking and follow- through on projects, programs, and events, including documents, forms, and logistics for an office that has a high volume of paper and electronic communication.
Work-site location is the UC Santa Cruz Scotts Valley Center (100 Enterprise Way, Scotts Valley, CA).
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 03-17-2019
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
View full job description and access on-line application:
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site mailto:@ https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Copyright ©2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.
Philadelphia, PA, USA
FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC. With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.
The Law Department is seeking a self-motivated, driven, team player to support our Chief Employment and Data Privacy Counsel. The candidate must be motivated, creative and result-oriented, and will be able to independently follow through to task or project completion. This work requires exercising considerable independent judgment and initiative.
Understand and stay informed regarding evolving best practices in the areas of data privacy and employment law compliance
Research federal, state, and international laws and regulations related to data privacy and security, including laws related to data collection, storage, transfer and data breach incidents
Research and understand topics relating to international employment law compliance, including related to newly-passed laws and regulations
Leverage legal and business knowledge to identify, analyze, evaluate, and monitor risk exposure, and work with internal counsel to develop methodologies to define, manage and mitigate such risks while considering operational impacts
Work with appropriate counsel (internal and external counsel) and business functions to correct and/or mitigate potential compliance issues in areas of data privacy and employment law
Support international training deployments, specifically those related to employment law compliance and data privacy training
Work with counsel to create, communicate, and maintain internal and public-facing employment law compliance and data privacy policies, standards and procedures and define related internal policy enforcement guidelines
Help define and communicate boundaries and employee expectations around key processes and procedures related to employment law compliance and data privacy
Support managing attorney by delivering reports and preparing presentations to business leaders on compliance tools and processes
Gather, review and analyze internal records to support employment and privacy-related audits and litigation activity
Coordinate with various business stakeholders as necessary to ensure successful and timely project and task completion
Successfully manage cost-tracking of projects to budget
Handle various administrative tasks, ad-hoc legal and compliance projects
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree required
Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved institution required
Knowledge of international privacy regulations and/or CIPP certification strongly preferred.
Minimum of 5 years paralegal experience in a legal environment with a multi-national corporation
Highly organized, detail oriented and able to follow through on assignments
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with other departments to advance organizational goals
Solid, demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and a detail orientation
Ability to trouble-shoot and independently solve problems
Ability to maintain strict levels of confidentiality
Confidence and flexibility with excellent interpersonal, collaborative and partnership development skills to work successfully with employees across all departments, geographies and cultures
Strong general computer skills, including expert knowledge of Microsoft Office business software (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and Internet usage
The following competencies are required:
Successfully apply a working understanding of substantive legal areas of data privacy and employment law to corporate matters in a global business setting
Demonstrate initiative, ownership and self-starter mentality
Effectively marshal resources in an environment with changing priorities
Orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal while maintaining composure
Ability to focus on results and desired outcomes and leverage problem-solving and collaboration skills to determine how best to achieve them
Quickly adapt to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities
Have outstanding policy development, policy management and process documentation skills
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with individuals at various levels in the organization
Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work
Diligently attend to details and pursue quality in all tasks
Display an ongoing commitment to continuous learning, training, and self-improvement
Earn others’ trust and respect through consistent ethics, honesty, and professionalism
Help to foster a collegial work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity
At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.
San Francisco, CA, USA
The Research Associate provides in-house research and evaluation support for specific Exploratorium projects requiring proficient language skills in either Spanish or Chinese dialects common to San Francisco (Mandarin or Cantonese). Participating as a member of a collaborative project team, the Research Associate designs and carries out project-appropriate evaluation studies in both English and the second language (Spanish or Chinese). The Research Associate is responsible for implementing the studies, including coordinating and training others to assist in these efforts. The Research Associate prepares written reports and may represent the Exploratorium at conferences and outside meetings. The Research Associate assists more senior staff in the development of project-based research projects as well as new grant proposals. Applicants for this position must be fluent and biliterate in English and the second language. The position reports to the Director of Visitor Research and Evaluation.
Work collaboratively with project teams, senior staff and external partners as appropriate to implement research and evaluation goals
Assist in the design and carry out the implementation of front-end, formative and remedial evaluation studies, including developing protocols, collecting, entering, coding and analyzing data
Conduct open-ended interviews (both oral and written) in English and Spanish or Chinese with visitors and others
Solicit written consent from visitors to be audiotaped in English and Spanish or Chinese
Conduct literature reviews to support research and evaluation efforts
Coordinate and train staff and volunteers for evaluation studies as needed
Generate written documentation of project research and evaluation process and results
Represent Exploratorium work internally, and at conferences and other professional meetings
Contribute to the development of proposals for new research and evaluation projects
As appropriate to specific projects, coordinate with external partners, participating in meetings and sharing information
Other duties, as assigned
Masters Degree, preferably in social science, education, or related field, or equivalent experience
Minimum 2 years experience in educational research and evaluation, preferably in museums or other informal educational environments
Fluent and biliterate in English and Spanish or Chinese (assessment will be administered); bicultural a strong plus
Ability to review, transcribe, and translate data from Spanish or Chinese into English
Demonstrated experience, flexibility, and outstanding skills in working collaboratively, especially on project teams
Experience in contributing to research or evaluation plans, data collection protocols and instruments
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Experience in conducting in-depth literature reviews, coding qualitative data and using statistics to conduct basic analyses
Work is accurate, rigorous, and detail-oriented
Technology fluency in using the web, apps, as well as data analysis software such as SPSS and Excel
Ability to move from place to place; use a computer terminal and telephone; able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds short distances; can bend, twist, reach, grasp; can recruit participants on the museum floor for long periods of time
Open until December 14th, 2018.
This is a fixed-term, full-time (37.5 hours per week), exempt, union position, which includes benefits. The fixed-term is scheduled to begin January 1, 2019 and end December 31, 2021. Please, no phone calls in regards to this job.
The Exploratorium is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, religious expression, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran’s status or any other class protected by applicable law.
The Exploratorium will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.