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  • Nelnet
  • 09/10/21
  • US
  • 68503
  • $55K - $65K / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Nelnet is a student loan servicer that's grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that's just the beginning. With 6,500 associates and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity are needed.

The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.

Nelnet is a student loan servicer that's grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that's just the beginning. With 6,500 associates and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity are needed.

The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.

The Corporate Paralegal will be an integral member of the legal team and will have a diverse range of responsibilities. We are looking for an experienced candidate with a background in corporate governance, contracts administration, and corporate transactions with an interest in expanding their role as legal department needs arise. Our ideal candidate is an avid learner who possesses impeccable written and oral communication skills, good judgment, keen attention to detail, strong organizational skills, ability to track multiple projects, and discretion handling confidential information. Five years of experience as a corporate paralegal are required, preferably in both a in a law firm and a public company. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Outlook is required.

At Nelnet, we are strong because we are inclusive. Everyone has the opportunity to learn, thrive and grow. Working together, we strive to erase disparities, promote justice, and end inequity. No one should be discriminated against because of their immutable qualities, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

We are committed to creating a workplace where people from all social identities and backgrounds feel welcome and can thrive. We believe our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive, and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and communities. Nelnet is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

Maintain systems and processes for storing the companys legal files to ensure easy access and organization

Serve as custodian of corporate records and support the maintenance of subsidiary entity activity, jurisdictional qualifications to do business, and related entity and corporate governance items

Support Nelnet attorneys in corporate and real estate transactions and assist with due diligence efforts and follow-on compliance as needed

Manages process and documentation associated with IP portfolio, including support of ongoing filings

Track employee stock purchase, sale, and gift activity, manage Rule 10b5-1 plan activity, intake, tracking and reporting

Respond to requests for information and documents from our internal and external auditors, regulators, partners, and other stakeholders

Build productive relationships and feedback loops with business teams and shared services to drive efficiencies

Assist with special projects as needed, with the ability to work in an ever-changing environment

Assist the Legal team in developing, implementing, and optimizing processes and systems to increase the efficiency of the legal department

EDUCATION:

Paralegal certificate, Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

EXPERIENCE:

Five years of corporate paralegal or related experience with a law firm or public company.

COMPETENCIES SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail

Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work with tight deadlines

Skillful project manager with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects in a fast-paced environment

Proven self-starter with demonstrated ability to make decisions and navigate ambiguity

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficient in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Sharepoint, and other similar software applications commonly used by attorneys and legal departments

Strong work ethic, values, and integrity

Ability and willingness to take on new areas of responsibility

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK.

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Corporate Recruiting.

Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or corporaterecruiting@nelnet.net.

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

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