Oregon State Treasury
2 yrs required
Oregon State Treasury is recruiting for the position of Legal Assistant. This position will be located in our Tigard office. The primary purpose of this position is to provide confidential clerical and administrative support to the Legal & Compliance Division (the “Division”). Most of the Division workload focuses on complex transactions and legal and compliance issues and produces a large volume of documentation. This position is represented by SEIU.
Oregon State Treasury (OST) is led by Tobias Read, State Treasurer, a constitutional officer and statewide elected official. OST is an organization with a wide range of financial responsibilities, including managing the state’s pension fund, issuing all state debt, and serving as the central bank for state agencies. OST manages the daily investment of approximately $100 billion in assets, held in a diversified investment portfolio of domestic and international equities, fixed income securities, alternative and opportunistic investments, real estate and cash. OST also manages a banking program that processes over $250 billion in transactions annually, a debt management program responsible for issuing and monitoring approximately $10 billion in state debt, a multi-faceted 529 savings plan, and an IRA based retirement savings program for the public. The 150+ member OST staff takes great pride in their statewide and national reputation for progressive approaches to service delivery.
OST offers an attractive benefit package which provides contributions toward Public Employee Benefit Board (PEBB) sponsored individual and family health and dental insurance and term life insurance. Other benefits include participation in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP), paid holidays and paid vacation, and both sick and personal leave time. Optional benefits include long- and short-term disability and participation in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan (a deferred compensation plan).
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What we value…
We are committed to building and fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that everyone comes to the table with a distinct point of view – one that is shaped by backgrounds, experiences, cultures, thoughts, and ideas. We embrace diversity and inclusion and believe it creates a culture of respect, innovation, and creativity that empowers our success and makes Oregon State Treasury an excellent place to work.
What you’ll do….
We’re looking for a high-performing, motivated team player who is an experienced transactional legal assistant and who is able to…
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HOW TO APPLY
Apply using the State of Oregon on-line recruitment system.
We will accept applications through 12/03/2018, however, we may close this recruitment early if we receive a well-qualified pool. If interested, please apply early.
In order to apply for this position, you are required to complete the following:
Prospective employees are subject to an extensive background check that may include, but not be limited to, validation of all application materials, prior employment and personal references, credit history, driving records and fingerprint-based state and federal criminal and civil records. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.
OST does not offer visa sponsorships, and within three days of hire, the successful candidate will be required to complete the U.S. Department of Homeland Security form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services.
OST is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Oregon State Treasury
The Oregon State Treasury is the state's financial services hub and manages an array of responsibilities including the investment of public funds and trust funds, issuance of all state bonds, financial and banking services for state agencies, and protection of public fund deposits. The agency also administers the Oregon 529 Savings Network and Oregon Retirement Savings Plan. Treasury strives to save taxpayers money and earn strong and sustainable risk-adjusted returns on investments. Treasury seeks to provide the highest value by improving the financial health of the state and Oregonians -- and by being an efficient, transparent and accountable organization.