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Fort Wayne, Indiana Intellectual Technology, Inc.

Job Purpose:

Assists General Counsel and other legal department staff in the preparation of reports, procedures, and processes in relation to Company legal issues. Assists General Counsel and legal department staff in document drafting and legal research as assigned. Oversees and manages legal databases and processes. Effectively analyses and resolves routine day-to-day matters as assigned in a manner consistent with Company objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key duty acceptably. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The key duties include being able to:

  • Effectively and efficiently undertakes legal projects as assigned (including, but not limited to, document analysis, contract drafting, vendor applications, legal research, and updating manuals and policies), for the benefit of the Company, other departments within the Company, and external customers
  • Effectively and efficiently undertakes legal administrative projects as assigned
  • Assist General Counsel and legal department staff as requested in relation to Company legal issues
  • Assist with preparation of legal department procedures, plans, and correspondence as assigned, for the benefit of external contacts, ITI employees, managers, and department staff members
  • Coordinates, monitors, updates, and maintains legal department processes, procedures, and databases
  • Assist in preparation and monitoring of legal department reports, corporate, and regulatory filings
  • Assist legal department staff in scheduling meetings, drafting minutes, and updates for affiliate board members
  • Assist other departments as assigned to effectively and efficiently carry-out Company operations
  • Participates in and provides input at meetings involving collective decision making, and contributing as requested to departmental or interdepartmental processes
  • Complete assigned projects within designated time limits, and accordance with project prioritization
  • Convey accurate project status and related data to management on a regular basis
  • Complete other projects as assigned

Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are illustrative of the knowledge, skills, education and/or experience that are required to perform the key duties acceptably. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The knowledge, skills, education and/or experience required include:

  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience
  • Prior legal or similar business-related experience
  • Bachelor's degree, paralegal certification, paralegal studies, and/or business-related studies are desired
  • Possessing analytical and legal drafting skills
  • Conducting effective legal research
  • Effectively communicating with others (both orally and in writing)
  • Possessing knowledge of contract and corporate law
  • Possessing at least a basic knowledge of corporate business operations
  • Understanding the impact of the external environment on internal operations
  • Being able to make independent decisions
  • Having good organizational skills
  • Being able to accurately identify important details amid a large body of information
  • Must have the ability to handle confrontational situations in a productive manner
  • Must be able to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer
  • Should be able to focus on assigned tasks for prolonged periods of time
  • Effectively interface with external contacts, ITI employees, managers, and department staff members