Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
  • Legal
  • Suquamish, WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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General Position Summary:

The Legal Office Manager/Board Coordinator position assists in the management and conduct of the analysis of policy issues, proposed tribal, state or federal legislation, or other items of special concern to the Port Madison Enterprises ("PME") Legal Department, and the PME Board of Directors. The Legal Office Manager/Board Coordinator will also be required to perform complex paralegal duties requiring a high degree of knowledge of legal concepts, issues, and research, which, in his or her absence, would be performed by a senior paralegal or an attorney. The Legal Officer Manager/Board Coordinator will also be required to oversee the work of Administrative Assistants, Legal Secretaries, and/or Paralegals. The PME General Counsel shall evaluate his or her job performance.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and summarize complex legal issues;
  • Under the supervision of the PME General Counsel, complete legal research and writing necessary for the preparation of advice and recommendations to the PME Board of Directors, Executives, Departments, and staff;
  • Under the supervision of the PME General Counsel, complete research and writing necessary for the development of resolutions, agreements, grants, policies, procedures, and protocols for PME;
  • Under the supervision of the PME General Counsel, perform administrative duties of the General Counsel Office including coordinating activities and schedules; monitoring/tracking the Legal budget and expenditures; developing and recommending office procedures and systems; and identifying administrative needs and developing appropriate solutions and recommendations;
  • Oversee the PME Board Budget, including monitoring expenditures; and review and analyze budget reports;
  • Assist in the management of the PME Board Donation Fund and other  Board projects  and initiatives as assigned;
  • Under the supervision of the  PME General Counsel, maintain efficiency of  the electronic contract management  system including coordination  of any necessary  trainings;
  • Monitor proposed or pending changes in federal, tribal and state programs, laws, rules, regulations, eligibility criteria, etc. in terms of potential impact to PME and the Suquamish Tribe, as requested by the General Counsel or the Board.
  • Prepare reports and correspondence related to assigned work;
  • Prepare for, coordinate, and attend Board meetings and take meeting minutes;
  • Coordinate Board activities and schedules;
  • Oversee any and all Legal Office Administrative Assistants, Legal Secretaries, and/or Paralegals;
  • Participate in any and all projects of the PME's Legal Department as assigned by the PME General Counsel;
  • Attend meetings and trainings as directed and approved by the PME General Counsel or the PME Board of Directors;
  • Continue professional development, including training in the areas of  Indian  law,  or  other issues relevant to his or her job  duties;
  • Establish and maintain an effective system of communication throughout Port Madison Enterprises and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Oversee efficient filing and the management of all PME Legal and PME Board files;
  • Maintain confidentiality of all records, materials and communications concerning PME and the Suquamish Tribe;
  • Perform all other duties as required or assigned by the PME General Counsel.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift 20 lbs. while standing, twisting, or bending.  Must be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time.  Manual and finger dexterity for operation of computer and routine paperwork.

 

Job Conditions:

Work is primarily performed in an indoor office setting with frequent sitting and occasional standing and walking. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines. Frequently necessary to work beyond normal office hours for evening and weekend meetings or projects. Business travel within the state and to other states may be required. Necessary aptitude include understanding instructions; reason to make judgments; numeric aptitude; problem solving and analytic abilities; initiative, ingenuity and imagination; memory and concentration.

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