The Legal Information Specialist is responsible for managing and maintaining the Legal conservation project database and related systems to provide accurate data regarding conservation projects, land management, and legal transactions. This involves data entry, data quality control, data analysis, data editing, and creating reports from the data.
As part of the Legal Data Resource Center team, the Legal Information Specialist provides training and support at all levels of the Conservancy on how to enter, edit, retrieve data, and function as a data manager. The Legal Information Specialist participates in reviewing and editing project documents, developing various training manuals and documentation, and managing legal land protection documents to comply with a Records Retention Schedule. Responsibilities include receiving, organizing, and archiving hard copy and electronic files. The Legal Information Specialist generates periodic and ad hoc internal and external reports to assess major project plans and/or identify and prioritize issues affecting field and senior management decisions concerning Conservancy planning, policies, and procedures.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
- Ensures integrity of both data collection and management relating to conservation projects, land management, and legal transactions.
- Assists with developing training documentation and materials.
- Maintains relational database programs and provides technical expertise and support to Conservancy staff.
- Provides quality control and management of physical and electronic files for projects and transactions.
- Assists in developing and implementing appropriate systems and processes related to conservation reporting and analysis.
- Runs reports to meet program needs, resolving data discrepancies.