• Paralegal

    Location US-IL-Naperville
    Job ID
    DeVry University
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    We are looking for an experienced, detail-oriented paralegal to join the team. This individual will be engaged with corporate governance, information governance, employment and general paralegal work within the legal department The ideal candidate with be experienced, highly organized and motivated, and be able to work well both as part of a team and independently. 



    • Support Senior Corporate Counsel and other DeVry University attorneys across the litigation, ethics and compliance, information governance, employment, and corporate governance practice areas;
    • Provide litigation support, including management of legal document holds, gathering discovery materials, and preparation of responses to interrogatories, requests for admissions, requests for production of documents, and third-party subpoenas;
    • Assist in-house and outside counsel in all aspects of management of litigation;
    • Assist with and/or prepare summaries and analysis of factual research;
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of board and board committee materials;
    • Identify and implement process improvements to policies and procedures;
    • Provide general administrative support to the legal team, while interacting cross-functionally with other departments and outside counsel;
    • Liaise with cross-functional teams within DeVry, as well as external parties, to ensure efficient workflow and handling of requests; and
    • Collaborate on other initiatives and other special projects, as needed.

    Completes other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • 4+ years relevant experience (legal, operations, administrative, or project management) preferred.
    • D. or Paralegal certification is not required for this position.
    • Self-motivated, efficient, and eager to constantly learn.
    • Exceptionally organized and detail oriented.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.
    • Adaptable and resourceful in a dynamic environment, with strong problem-solving skills.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Takes direction well


    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.


    We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.


    We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.


    If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.


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