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Position Summary:

Privacy & Information Practices Legal Support Specialist

Chancellor, Office of the [300]

JOB #: 2009384

Full time; Career [2]

Starting Salary Range: $18.06 – $31.47 / hourly
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial Review Date: 03-19-2020

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Provides legal support to attorneys and paralegals. Acts as liaison between university clients and OGC attorneys and paralegals. Carries out a wide range of analytical and administrative tasks. Drafts and edits for review by attorneys and paralegals various legal documents. Prepares and files legal documents with appropriate entities, as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Working under the general direction of the Privacy & Information Practices Director and in close collaboration with the Privacy & Information Practices Analysts, the Privacy & Information Practices Legal Support Specialist exercises judgment and applies skills to fully analyze issues and problems, gathers data and information., finds and evaluates alternatives to make sound recommendations using skills as a seasoned, experienced legal professional to resolve day-to-day administration of public records, information practices, and third-party subpoena requests. Drafts and edits correspondence, forms and other legal documents, legal responses, notices, affidavits, reports, and presentations, using thorough knowledge of legal terminology, practices, forms, and the legal system. Provides expert-level document production services. The incumbent must work in an environment that requires a high level of confidentiality. Serves as a knowledge manager for records, data, correspondence, matter files, reports, and other documentation associated with public records, information practices, and third-party subpoena requests administered by incumbent, Director, and Analysts. Works on moderate legal projects of diverse scope. There is a heavy workload, with pressing deadlines and shifting priorities, requiring that work be completed promptly with a high degree of accuracy. The ability to adapt to constantly shifting priorities, strict and sometimes competing deadlines, and unexpected urgent situations is critical. Teamwork is essential. A successful candidate will carry out these functions with appreciation for the mission and responsibility of a university serving a diverse region and state and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Office of the Chancellor is the lead administrative office overseeing all areas of the University of California, Santa Cruz. As part of the Chancellor’s Office, the Office of Campus Counsel supports the mission and purpose of the University of California, Santa Cruz campus and the UC system-wide Office of General Counsel. The Office of Campus Counsel is responsible for representing the campus on all legal matters, including providing oversight of and legal advice to the Office of Information Practices. Information Practices administers the campus’s response to requests for public and subpoenaed University records and provides technical and practical assistance to the campus on matters related to public access to, and disclosure of, records maintained by the University.

As representatives of Chancellor’s Office, immediate staff are expected to model the UCSC Principles of Community in their interactions with senior leaders, faculty, students and staff at all levels of the organization, with colleagues throughout the UC system and in their interactions with agencies, organizations and individuals outside of the UC system. Staff are expected to support the universities commitment to diversity efforts – participating in Diversity Committee events, and complying with University efforts such as diversity awareness training.

How to Apply:


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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; 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.

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