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Assistant General Counsel

Employer
University of Maryland, College Park
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 27, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Title: Assistant General Counsel  

Position number: 127221

 

 

Position Summary:

The Assistant General Counsel (“AGC”) serves as a member of the Office of General Counsel (“OGC”), the in-house office that provides legal support and guidance to the University of Maryland, College Park.

The AGC advises and supports University clients, including the President’s staff, Vice Presidents, Assistant Vice Presidents, Department unit heads, Deans and staff. This position is responsible for real estate and business-related matters, including (a) simple to complex real estate matters including leasing, ground leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, land development, public/private partnerships, public financing, environmental matters, and construction, (b) a range of business, corporate, and transactional matters, including the formation/governance of affiliated entities, and © advice on various procurement, student affairs, IT, and athletics agreements and related matters, all in support of University Divisions and their operational units. The AGC also provides other legal services to University clients as directed by the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel (“VP-GC”).

The AGC has a solid working knowledge of real estate and business matters and will develop through experience the ability to handle issues involving government contracts, risk management, and environmental compliance.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited U.S. law school and eligibility for admission to Maryland Bar.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant legal experience.
  • Substantial legal experience in a range of real estate matters, with a solid working knowledge of general business law and matters.
  • Outstanding writing, verbal, interpersonal and research skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to think strategically, solve problems creatively, and provide advice.

 

Preferences:

  • Working knowledge of relevant Maryland laws, policies and processes.
  • Prior legal experience supporting a public or private university, and/or other Federal, State and Local government entities.
  • Interest in and potential to develop through experience the ability to handle issues involving government contracts, risk management, and environmental compliance.

 

 

To apply for this position, visit: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/94981

For best consideration, qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of at least three professional references as soon as possible, no later than Friday, May 20, 2022.

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