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Mediation Dispute Resolution

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Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) launches technology and business careers for recent college graduates and military veterans. We partner with corporations throughout the United States to open up full-time, entry level career pathways. If you are struggling to get your foot in the door, we can help you navigate your first steps. Our employees receive personalized mentoring and a benefits package to ensure their continued success.

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This is a consultancy role at our client partner American Arbitration Association. The American Arbitration Association (AAA), is a not-for-profit organization with offices throughout the United States. AAA has a long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.

Overall Position Description:

In this role, you would play an important role in administering, maintaining and ensuring accurate documentation for an assigned No Fault claims caseload, working alongside a dedicated team of colleagues.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiates and ensures efficient and timely flow of communication and information between parties (claimants, respondents and attorneys) throughout the life cycle of the cases.
  • Completes all assigned tasks in the online case management system, which includes but is not limited to capturing settlement agreements and process functions (technical corrections, withdrawals, telephonic and abeyance requests); responds to party and arbitrator inquiries; transfers unresolved cases to Arbitration.
  • Responds to client inquiries, resolves issues utilizing all available information and system tools. Weighs importance of every issue and ensures that unresolved issues are escalated appropriately.
  • Continually stays abreast of NY No-Fault Insurance laws and Regulations through self-study and active participation with available resources.

Requirements:

  • To be eligible, you must be a Veteran with an honorable discharge and served in the military post 9/11 (or currently serving in the Guard/Reserve)
    • If accepted to the program, proof of military service will be required
  • Education / Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and/or Legal Studies (or equivalent military experience)
    • Possess an introductory knowledge of:
      • NYS Workers’ Compensation Fee Schedule
      • NYS No-Fault laws/Regulation 68
  • Language Skills
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as legal files, business correspondence and procedure manuals
    • Ability to write routine reports and business correspondence
    • Ability to speak effectively, both in person and by telephone, to customers, attorneys, arbitrators, mediators and employees of the organization
  • Reasoning Ability
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Technical Skills
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
    • Ability to adapt to the administrative software and systems
  • Interpersonal Skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Effective communications skills (verbal and written)
    • Proactive in monitoring and assuring the quality of work
    • Demonstrates strong internal/external colleague and client relationships
    • Constituent-oriented
    • Strong personal integrity
    • Experience in Conflict Resolution

Duration:

  • Full-time/immediate availability (37.5 hours/week)

Location:

  • New York, NY (Wall Street Area)

Salary:

  • $20.00/hour (plus benefits)