Paralegal - Development

  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • New York, NY 10016, USA
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full time Health Care

Job Description

NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and NYU Grossman School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeed, FacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Paralegal-Development.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Office of General Counsels work on matters related to Development, governance, trustee and officer conflicts of interest processes, government filings, contracting, and other areas as requested by the General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and/or review gift agreements and contracts based on templates
  • Review and revise trust and estate accountings, receipts and releases, and similar documentation for trusts and estates; communicate with estate representatives
  • Manage workflow related to Development work in multiple systems, including organizing, updating, and maintaining Development files for the Office of General Counsel
  • Assist in the creation, review, and maintenance of conflict of interest disclosure forms for trustees and executive leadership; gather information related to potential conflicts as needed; assist with the preparation of memoranda for Board committee and leadership
  • Organize, update, and maintain records related to trustee and executive leadership conflicts of interest
  • Organize, update, and maintain governance records for NYU Langone legal entities, including organizational documents, board resolutions, government registrations and filings
  • Create and maintain resources related to the boards and board committees of NYU Langone legal entities, including board and board committee logistics
  • Prepare, coordinate, and assist with completing various government filings, including NYC Passport and NYS Vendrep, as needed
  • Support the users of the document management system for the Office of General Counsel and Compliance
  • Maintain and provide content for the Office of Legal Counsel website and policies page
  • Use reference materials and perform basic legal research using a variety of resources
  • Support and manage various projects within the Office of General Counsel as they arise

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree with paralegal training
Minimum 5 to 7 years experience as a paralegal (or equivalent position) in a law firm or in-house legal department
Effective oral and written communication skills
Ability to work collegially
Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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