Evening Word Processor
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Downtown Los Angeles law firm seeks a Word Processing Supervisor for the swing shift. Candidate must have 2 years of experience in a supervisory role in a document processing center. Supervisor will oversee daily operations, coordinate schedules, manage staffing, manage workflow and ensure timely completion and meeting deadlines. The Supervisor will also evaluate new software, procedures, and templates to improve efficiency, and provide department training. Selected candidate will liaise with other departments and branch offices.
The Word Processing Supervisor will have an active role in hiring, orientation, training, evaluating, disciplining, and mentoring department staff. Candidate will manage complex projects and ensure smooth transition to the next shift; review and process vendor invoices; proofread and quality check work of staff. The hours are 5:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sunday through Thursday.
A bachelor's degree is desired, and a high school diploma is required; Microsoft certifications in Word Expert, Excel Core and PowerPoint are strongly preferred. Advanced to expert knowledge of applications used in a legal word processing environment, such as MS Office Suite, Acrobat, iManage, Abbyy Finereader, DocXTools, and hardware necessary to department workload is required. Knowledge of proofreading symbols, legal formatting and terminology, and excellent typing skills are needed. Selected candidate must have excellent verbal and written English language skills. Candidates with fluency in French, German, Italian, or Spanish language are preferred, as this position may supervise international locations remotely.
Ideal candidate will have outstanding leadership, planning, problem-solving, critical thinking, interpersonal, and decision-making skills. Good time management and discretionary handling of sensitive information are also essential.
Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 32 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.
Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.