Legal assistant Job at The State of Kansas, Shawnee, KS

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  • The State of Kansas
  • Shawnee, KS

Job Description

Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy

  • Job Posting closes: June 27, 2024

  • Required documents uploaded by: June 27, 2024

Agency Information:

Kansas State Board of Healing Arts

Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (ksbha.org)

Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KSBHA) is a regulatory Board which provides licensing, regulatory and enforcement jurisdiction over 16 health care professions and licensees throughout the State of Kansas. Our mission is to safeguard the public through licensure, education and discipline of those who practice the healing arts in Kansas.

We reward our staff's hard work by providing training and promotional opportunities, a family-oriented work environment, work-life-balance, and service recognition. As a State of Kansas employer, we offer a wide range of benefits that are invaluable to the professional and personal lives of our employees.

If you’re looking for a challenge, but a fulfilling career – we encourage you to come be a part of our team!

About the Position

  • Who can apply: Anyone

  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified

  • Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • Work Schedule: M-F

  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes

  • Veterans' Preference Eligible: Yes

Compensation: Starting $17.00*

  • Salary range approved, salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

Employment Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage

  • Sick & Vacation leave

  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave

  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)

  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program

  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…

Position Summary & Responsibilities

The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KSBHA) is seeking to fill a Legal Assistant in our Disciplinary division. This position is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. Duties include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Review final reports, correspondence, subpoenas, and evidence obtained, including CDs, flash-drives and Excel spreadsheet data from Investigators.
  • Creates and submits the Master Electronic Files (MEF) to Disciplinary Counsel, Deputy Disciplinary Counsel, and Associate Disciplinary Counsel for review to determine an appropriate outcome for the investigation.
  • Coordinates and schedules Review Committee (RC)/Council, and/or Disciplinary Panel (DP) meetings with agency staff and RC/Council/DP members. Maintains reminder system for agency staff members and RC/Council members for RC/Council meetings and calendared deadlines.
  • Creates, assembles, and disseminates the RC/Council meeting materials to the appropriate agency staff, RC/Council members by the assigned deadlines.
  • Will take, review and correspond with Disciplinary Counsel, Deputy Disciplinary Counsel, Associate Disciplinary Counsel, and RC/Council members regarding approval of minutes.
  • Will draft letters of concern, and motions as directed by the Administrative Support Staff Supervisor.
  • Mail continuing education letters to RC/Council members after RC/Council meetings.
  • Provides back-up support for technology issues to agency staff and RC/Council/DP members as needed.
  • Performs projects as assigned by Supervisor Administrative Staff as workflow demands within the department arise, which may include assisting with Licensee record review, preparation of memorandums, correspondence, file organization, assisting Investigators with projects, scheduling interviews, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of six months experience as a legal assistant, paralegal or legal secretary. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Recruiter Contact Information

  • Name : Rikki Price

  • Email : KSBHA_Recruitment@ks.gov

  • Phone : 785-296-8558

  • Mailing Address : 800 SW Jackson Ave, Lower Level Ste A, Topeka, KS 66612

Job Application Process

  • First Sign in or register as a New User .

  • Complete or update your contact information on the Careers> My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.

  • Upload required documents listed below for the Careers> My Job Applications page. *This information is included on all your job applications.

  • Start your draft job application , upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.

    • Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.

  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.

    • Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page

    • Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page

Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov : “How to Apply for a Job – Instructions” and “How to Search for a Job – Instructions"

Required Documents for this Application to be Complete

Upload these on the Careers - My Job Applications page

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)

Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov : “How, What, & Where do I Upload Documents”

How to Claim Veterans Preference

Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

Learn more about claiming Veteran’s Preference

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work,

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