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January 17, 2020

Paralegal/Legal Assistant position - Durham

Small family law firm is seeking a highly organized, detail oriented Paralegal/Legal Assistant to provide support to their firm.  Must be able to juggle and prioritize multipe duties while remaining flexible. Duties include preparing and responding to formal/informal discovery, preparing documents, spreadsheets, financial affidavits, communicating with clients, drafting agreements.  In addition, will schedule meetings and mediations, manage attorney calendar and case deadlines.  Client intake and covering phone.  Must have excellent customer service & interpersonal skills and be able to work calmly under stressful situations. Past Paralegal/Legal experience is preferred but not required.  Hourly rate is $17-$20 per hour dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Number of hours per week is also  dependent upon qualifications and experience. Direct or Temporary-Permanent hire.

Clinical Regulatory Associate Position- Chapel Hill

Large Academic Research Organization is seeking an experienced Clinical Research Associate with experience preparing and submitting regulatory documents to Institutional Review Boards (IRB) and creating informed consent forms.  Responsibilities include  regulatory compliance of an assigned disease group which includes providing regualtory guidance and training to investigators and CPO staff; preparing and submitting regulatory documents and responses to regulatory bodies (IRB) and creating and maintaining professional working relationships with investigators, sponsors, team members and others.  Preferred qualifications include significant use of technology.  Experience in Clinical Research is preferred.  Experience with Code of Federal Regulations preferred as well as ICH Guidelines. Clinical Research Certification is also preferred.   Must love working among a team of professionals.  Bachelor's degree with one year of experience required. Temporary to potential permanent position.  Hourly rate $25-$28 per hour.





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Smither & Associates is an established company with a network of clients that are actively looking to hire in the community.  By registering with Smither and Associates, you will have the benefit of a well-connected staffing service leading a personalized job search, often including positions from long-term clients that have not been posted online.  Whether you are looking for temporary employment or a permanent position, in Chapel Hill or the surrounding areas, Smither can help.  Smither & Associates has successfully placed both experienced candidates and those just beginning their careers.

Smither & Associates is geared to job placement in administration, office, professional and business settings with most types of organizations—academia, medical, real estate, service and general business environments.  Staffing Directors at Smither personally meet and qualify each prospective employee before referring to a client for a potential hire.  Candidate’s background and references are thoroughly vetted prior to referral.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter outlining availability and any other related factors to  Please review these tips on resumes, cover letters and interviews, and remember to include your email address on the resume itself.  All submissions will be acknowledged.

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