Sidley Austin LLP

  • Records Assistant - Temporary

    Recruiting Location US-IL-Chicago
    Records Management
  • Summary

    Note: This is a temporary position with an anticipted duration of 6 months. 


    The Records Assistant performs clerical tasks related to disposition and compliance with all Records Management policies and procedures.   Handles the final disposition of all records

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Audit records and prepare documents for destruction or return to the client (may involve visiting off-site storage vendor)

    • Create and assist in maintenance of records/document inventory indices
    • Analyze, classify and categorize information
    • Create and maintain project spreadsheets
    • Update LegalKey and manual card system
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).


    Education and/or Experience:


    • Minimum two years work related experience such as general office work, data entry, filing and related duties
    • High School graduate or equivalent
    • Ability to work independently



    • Ability to type a minimum of 30 wpm
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Experience with LegalKey and offsite storage vendor software



    Other Skills and Abilities:

    The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good judgment
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
    • A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
    • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
    • Proofreads accurately


    Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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