Associate General Counsel I - Corporate

Associate General Counsel I - Corporate
District Office in Downtown Chicago
The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) is made up of seven colleges, the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest nationally. We provide more than 7 0,000 students each year access to a quality, affordable education. CCC supports students in meeting their goals – whether that is pursuit of a credential to head into or advance in the workforce, an associate degree with the intention to transfer to a four-year college, free GED or ESL courses, or continuing education. CCC seeks candidates committed to our students’ success and offers a unique opportunity for faculty and staff to have a lasting impact in our students’ lives.

City Colleges of Chicago seeks an experienced transactional/corporate attorney to serve as an Associate General Counsel - Corporate; in-house or government experience strongly preferred. Position reports to the Associate General Counsel.

Candidates should have a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school, and be a member, in good standing, of the Illinois Bar. At least 6 years of professional experience in the area of corporate/transactional law is required.

In addition, candidates should possess the following:
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills Superior interpersonal skills
  • Sound analytical and organizational skills
  • Experience drafting and negotiating, customer, supplier and other agreements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage and revise priorities consistent with the highest needs of the institution, and to proactively follow-through to ensure completion of projects in a timely manner without close supervision
  • Experience with FOIA a plus
  • Experience in acquisition, due diligence and related transactions a plus
  • Experience in higher education a plus

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago.

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