University of Idaho
Junior Associate General Counsel
$60,008 per year
Provide legal guidance, training, and representation to the various
University clients. Perform legal and factual research pertaining
to various issues, and draft memoranda regarding same. Respond to
requests for access to University records. Review and revise
University policies and procedures.
This is an entry-level, fixed term position, and is designed to
train recent law school graduates, attorneys wanting to change
career focus, or attorneys coming off a judicial clerkship, in the
intricacies of higher education law. The successful candidate can
expect to work in numerous areas of law, including employment law,
public records act requests, student affairs, FERPA, Title IX,
Title VI, ADA, FHA, etc., all within the context of University
operations. This is a one-year appointment, with renewal for an
additional one-year term at the General Counsel's option. Current
third year law students (both December 2021 and May 2022 graduates)
are encouraged to apply. The start date will depend on the
availability of the successful candidate, but will be no later than
August 2022. The person hired who is not already licensed to
practice law in the State of Idaho or another state is expected to
sit for the bar exam at the earliest available date, but in no
event, no later than July 2022, and must become licensed no later
than the April 2023. Failure to become licensed by April 2023 will
result in the position terminating at the end of June 2023. For
current third year law students graduating in May 2022, there is
the possibility to start a paid internship during the Spring 2022
semester. For December 2021 graduates, or those who have already
graduated from law school, the start date will be earlier.
Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school to be received no
later than May 2022. Licensed to practice law in the State of
Idaho, or admitted to the Idaho Bar no later than April 2023.
(1) Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Idaho College of
(2) Licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho; and
(3) Legal clerkship/internship/externship/practicum at an
institution of higher education, or completion of a class on the
Law of Higher Education.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Open Until Filled:
To receive first consideration, please submit application materials
no later than November 29, 2021.
Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.
Applicants who are selected as final
possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative