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Associate General Counsel

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Associate General Counsel
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

The University of Vermont is seeking a motivated, energetic, versatile lawyer to serve as Associate General Counsel. The Associate General Counsel reports to the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, and provides a broad range of legal services to and on behalf of the University.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Degree from accredited law school; admission to and in good standing with at least one state bar; eligible for admission to the Vermont Bar promptly after hire; four to six years of relevant legal experience. Effective interpersonal skills, research and writing skills, and ability to perform complex legal tasks efficiently, accurately, and in a timely manner. Client-focused team player. Ability to understand the complexity of an organization with a diverse clientele.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience with higher education issues; employment and labor law experience; experience negotiating, drafting, and reviewing transactional documents; policy development experience; willingness to learn new practice areas; ability to think creatively, exercise excellent judgment, and offer quick and informed opinions.

Other Information
Special Conditions
Category Legal
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE))
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE))
Staff Hiring Band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 11/01/2017
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Administrative Counsel
Posting Number S1363PO
Department VP Legal Affrs & Gen Counsel/10300
Position Number 007334
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents