Deputy Counsel

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 01, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Deputy Counsel

Position Number: S00627P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category:
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: 53 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond
Division: University Counsel & Compliance
Department: University Counsel & Compliance
Unit: University Counsel
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Dana Fohl
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
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Funding Source:

Position Summary:
The Deputy Counsel serves under the general oversight of the University Counsel and provides legal counsel to the highest levels of University administration in areas including but not limited to contracts, employment law, and higher education law.

Minimum Education:
J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school

Membership and good standing in a State Bar (KY membership required by date of hire) and must be maintained throughout employment

Minimum Experience:
Minimum of 5 years of related legal experience, preferably in the legal areas of contracts, employment and/or higher education law.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:
• Contract law
• Employment law
• Higher Education
• Knowledge of principles and procedures of legal research.
• Knowledge of current and developing legal issues and trends in areas of expertise

Job Functions:

Posting Number: S00627P
Number of Vacancies: one
Job Open Date: 08/31/2020
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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