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Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Ref No.: 24-100480
Location: Amherst, New York
Start Date / End Date: 07/15/2024 to 12/15/2024
Overview: The University at Buffalo fully complies with the New York State Freedom of Information Law (Article VI, Public Officers Law, as amended effective January 1, 1978). This law was enacted to assure public accountability of state agencies while protecting individuals against unwarranted invasions of personal privacy. This position will serve as temporary FOIL administrator for processing requests.

Qualifications: Associate's Degree (Bachelor's Degree preferred); 2 + years of experience with legal, compliance operations and/or document Management; knowledge of Microsoft Office products; strong written and oral communications; excellent attention to detail and organizational skills; effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects, and to coordinate with various parties to help complete them.

Duties: Manage the daily flow of FOIL requests and responses, including: coordinating the FOIL process from initial receipt of the request, connecting with university subject matter experts, through providing a timely, comprehensive response that follows the FOIL law; collaborate with various constituents across the University including UB Legal Counsel in response to requests; and complete monthly reporting requirements.