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.
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
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.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.