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Jack Henry & Associates Paralegal in Lenexa, Kansas

Paralegal

General information

JobID: 8866

Position Level: Individual Contributor

Team: Business Operations

Position Type: Regular

Working Time: Full-Time

Locations: Lenexa, Kansas, Monett, Missouri, Springfield, Missouri

Travel Requirements: 5%

Description & Requirements

Are you someone who would enjoy being a member of a fast paced corporate legal team? If so, this position could be perfect for you! Jack Henry and Associates is seeking an experienced Paralegal to join their growing team. This position is brand new and will be an integral part of the legal team, providing professional legal support to corporate attorneys and teams across the entire organization including procurement, sales, and sales support teams. Ideal candidates will be team-oriented, a self-starter with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet multiple deadlines promptly with moderate supervision.

Jack Henry & Associates’ Legal Department provides legal services to the entire company. This team consists of 16 attorneys, 7 paralegals, and 2 corporate legal assistants who provide legal support to the company, including drafting and negotiating vendor and customer agreements, advising on compliance issues, and much more. If you are interested in this position please apply on or before April 23, 2012.

This position can be hired out of the following Jack Henry office locations: Springfield, MO (Blackman) or Monett, MO.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have an associate degree.

  • Must have a minimum of 18 months of paralegal or legal assistant experience.

  • Must be able to travel up to 5% for team strategy meetings or client meetings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Microsoft Teams, and SharePoint technology is a huge plus.

  • A paralegal or legal assistant certificate from an accredited educational program is a plus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Generates documents, such as vendor and customer contracts from templates.

  • Researches agreement history for vendors, customers, and partners using document storage and retrieval software.

  • Prepares contracts and agreements under supervision of attorneys.

  • Utilizes custom approved language repository and playbook for inclusion in vendor and customer agreements.

  • Composes and proofreads correspondence.

  • Maintains agreement templates and prepares revisions to templates as requested by attorneys.

  • Attends meetings within and outside the legal department as required to support organizational projects.

  • Handles telephone calls and resolves inquiries.

  • Works on special projects and other legal initiatives as needed.

  • Collaborates with co-workers on customer contracts or other projects as needed to meet deadlines.

  • Provides administrative support when necessary.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business—and our society—stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.

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