• Legal Administrator

    Posting Date 2 months ago(9/5/2018 4:08 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Location(s)
    West Lafayette IN United States
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Cook Research Inc.
    Contract Mgmt/Legal/Patents
  • Overview

    The Legal Administrator at Cook Research Incorporated is responsible for supporting the Legal team by developing, drafting, negotiating, executing, and processing agreements with various sites, vendors, and consultants.


    • Prepare, draft, negotiate, execute, and process a variety of contracts in support of company business

    • Document tracking and follow up with internal and external entities to facilitate the orderly and timely negotiation and execution of pending projects

    • Provide all levels of administrative support to the Legal team and to the Manager, Legal

    • Present a professional and positive demeanor in all communications, a task that necessitates perceptive and respectful awareness of the relationships that have been developed over time

    • Take an active role in the maintenance of contract and budget documentation (e.g., data entry, document management systems, etc.) and appropriate filing systems

    • Work closely with both process management and project management to meet their needs and expectations and present an open and helpful attitude that supports the Legal Team’s commitment to meeting company objectives

    • Participate in and complete continuing education courses to stay current with best practices and regulations related to job responsibilities

    • Appropriate service mentality and positive attitude

    • Ability to present a professional and personable demeanor in interactions

    • Conscientious person with good work ethic and proven personal discipline

    • Excellent written, listening and verbal communication skills, including good grammar and spelling

    • Experience in basic office equipment (e.g., fax, copier, computer, scanners, printers, phone systems, etc.)

    • Strong Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel and Adobe skills and ability to quickly learn new IT applications


    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree required; experience or certification in corporate or health care compliance preferred

    • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills

    • Ability to efficiently and independently support multiple persons and priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

    • Proven ability to communicate and work constructively with colleagues

    • Extreme attention to detail

    • Teachable, positive attitude with a genuine willingness to learn

    • Demonstrated critical thinking skills applied to business contracts

    • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.



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