Associate General Counsel

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Associate General Counsel

Location: Moscow

Division/College: President's Area

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: Jr. Associate General Counsel - $55,000 or higher depending on experience; Associate General Counsel - $75,000 or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The university seeks an energetic, collegial, and experienced attorney to serve as either Associate General Counsel or Junior Associate General Counsel, depending upon candidate experience and qualifications. The Office of General Counsel provides legal and policy advice relating to all university matters; interprets the constitutional, statutory, regulatory, and policy framework in which the university operates; represents the university in administrative proceedings; and manages outside litigation counsel. The Associate/ Junior Associate General Counsel reports to the Deputy General Counsel and will be responsible for providing legal and policy advice in a variety of areas within the university, as well as working with and assisting other members of the General Counsel team. Title and pay will correspond to individual's qualifications and/or years of experience. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2021.

Minimum Qualifications:
Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as a team serving multiple external constituents;
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving potential legal issues;
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting, applying and explaining rules and regulations.

The Associate General Counsel position requires 3 or more years of experience as a law clerk and/or practicing attorney.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 or more years of experience as a law clerk and/or practicing attorney;
  • Demonstrated communication skills - oral and written;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues and external constituents;
  • Experience representing institutions of higher education;
  • Experience representing public entities, and/or
  • Experience in the areas of contract drafting/review, litigation, employment law, intellectual property law, immigration law and/or student affairs.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002703P

Posting Date: 01/29/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2021. To receive priority consideration, please submit a current resume and letter of qualification no later than March 5, 2021.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.