Pay Range: $85,000 or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The university seeks an energetic, collegial, and experienced attorney to serve as Associate General Counsel or Senior 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 or Senior 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.
Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school
Three (3) or more years of experience as a law clerk and/or practicing attorney.
Working independently and as a team serving multiple external constituents.
Identifying and resolving potential legal issues.
Interpreting, applying and explaining rules and regulations.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with little or no supervision.
Experience representing institutions of higher education (generally and with respect to student affairs).
Experience representing public entities or large corporate employers.
Experience in the areas of contract drafting/review, litigation, employment law, intellectual property law, administrative law, and immigration law.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Posting Number: SP003738P
Posting Date: 01/10/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applications received by February 1, 2023, will receive first consideration. Applicants need to address each individual required qualification, along with preferred qualifications that apply, in their letter of qualification.
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.