Job ID: 5022
Updated: May 1, 2019
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Category: Legal Secretary/Practice Asst
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
The After-Hours Technical Document Specialist (TDS) assists the Practice Services department in providing legal secretarial, technical and graphic support to attorneys and other Firm personnel. This position requires a professional, highly motivated, organized individual with an expertise (both in production and troubleshooting) in Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, Acrobat and other applications, and proficiency in graphics software. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, repairing “broken” documents, assisting with complex formatting issues, converting and formatting complex documents, answering “How To” questions, assisting in the creation of slide presentations, organizational charts, flowcharts and timelines. This position also provides after-hours secretarial support including, but not limited to, Carpe Diem time entry, schedule courier and deliver services, and accepting deliveries. This position requires a high level of flexibility, resourcefulness, the ability to multi-task, take direction, work effectively under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Document, Spreadsheet, Presentation and Drawing Preparation:
Customer/ Client Service and Teamwork:
OTHER FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Qualifications & Requirements
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Must have high school diploma. Associate Degree is preferred.
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