Litigation Support Lead (Administrator IV)

Details

Section:
Administration
Position Number:
601
Salary Range:
$5,537.00 - $7,299.00 Monthly
Apply By:
Thursday, August 18, 2022, 11:59 pm
FLSA:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology
Job Location:
1300 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Release Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Employment Type:
Full-Time
Position Type:
Classified

The Information Technology Unit is hiring a Litigation Support Lead to help oversee the Litigation Support Staff and support all of the important work of the Department of Law (DOL). This position serves in a critical role as the work lead of the litigation support staff by overseeing the daily operations, mentoring the team members, and developing work processes for the team to use. The Litigation Support Team works on a variety of projects and subject areas and is constantly learning. This opportunity is perfect for someone who loves a challenge and wants diverse and interesting work every day.

This position is open only to Colorado state residents.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Litigation Support Lead provides daily oversight of the operations and work product
of the Litigation Support Team. This position ensures that standards and best practices for litigation support project management, electronic discovery, database design, document production and litigation support case management are efficient and effective. Duties include:

  • Providing consultative and support services to litigation teams, including attorneys, paralegals, and investigators related eDiscovery
  • Providing information technology and data management advice and guidance by consulting with legal teams to determine which solutions will work most efficiently and effectively for their specific case needs;
  • Managing and oversees litigation support projects and trial presentation systems; Managing the purchase, acquisition and implementation of various litigation support (including eDiscovery tools/ platforms, document management, and legal research software and project-related materials;
  • Researching legal technology trends, analyzes various products and services to recommend to the Support Services Manager;
  • Developing and implementing electronic discovery solutions by providing guidance on discovery planning and implementation, document processing and storage, data filtering tools, site configuration, workflow management, search tools and techniques, and production of documents;
  • Managing and oversees the creation and development of legal productions; and
  • Educating and training legal staff on technologies and resources available within the department.


Salary note: Although a salary range is listed, salary will be set commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and in compliance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

This job posting may be used to fill other positions at the DOL.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
 
Minimum Qualifications: Please document all relevant experience in detail on your application. Experience will not be inferred or assumed. Any part-time experience listed will be prorated. 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in legal studies, business, information technology, computer information systems, or other related field; AND
  • Three (3) years of experience in a professional legal or technical role assisting with litigation support tasks, such as participating in legal team meetings to determine requirements, assisting with document review and electronic storage requirements, or managing litigation support related software. This experience must include providing support to multiple team members.

Substitutions

  • Professional or technical experience in litigation support will substitute on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor’s degree.
  • A Master’s degree in public administration or CIS,  or a Juris Doctorate or a closely related field will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Note: Candidates possessing a foreign degree must submit a translation (evaluation) of their degree from an accredited institution, such as The National Association of Credential Evaluations Services in order to be given credit for the degree.

Required Competencies: 

  • Critical thinking and analysis skills, including the ability to make decisions based on unit procedures and applicable laws
  • Time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills Organizational and strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated attention to detail to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and consistency of all work product
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively on a team

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the minimum qualifications, the preferred applicant will also demonstrate and clearly describe the following skills and experience in their job application:

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience as a paralegal or similar legal professional
  • Experience assisting with process innovation/ improvement in a professional setting
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of the litigation process
  • High technical aptitude and demonstrated ability to learn new systems
  • Ability to communicate in both technical and legal terms, including the ability to serve as a liaison
  • Experience utilizing case management systems, such as ProLaw Experience utilizing legal research platforms, such as Westlaw

Conditions of Employment:

  • Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment.
  • This position will be eligible for hybrid work. The position will be required to be in the office a few times per week. Ideally, the position will work 3 days in office and 2 days remote.
  • Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify whether or not they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees who have not been fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Upon hire, new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of vaccination.
    • Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single- dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

To view the full job announcement and to apply please visit the State of Colorado jobs page.