Assoc General Counsel

Herndon, VA
Sep 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

  • Coordinate regulatory filings with various state agencies.
  • Assist with federal regulatory oversight matters
  • Assist with litigation and administrative proceedings to which company is a party.
  • Assist with general corporate matters
  • Provide legal analysis and advice to administrators on policy matters, especially regulatory compliance issues.
  • Investigate legal issues and recommend action to administrators.
  • Research state and federal legal questions; Provides legal and compliance training to in-house clients.
  • Oversee publication production, including tables, graphs, layout, computer typesetting, and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements.
  • Review Strayer University programs, procedures and policies for legal compliance

  • Bachelor's degree and JD from an ABA accredited law school.

Work Experience:
  • At least five years of experience in the practice of law.
  • Prior experience in higher education strongly preferred.

Job Skills:

Strong computer/word processing skills, including knowledge of standard Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work independently, take initiative, and apply independent judgment in a dynamic environment.
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information, solve problems, and make sound decisions; strategic thinker.
  • Experience with how to deliver feedback to others in a constructive manner that drives results.
  • Ability to adapt to and embrace continuous change.
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communications skills; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Ability and willingness to apply independent judgment in a dynamic environment.

Certifications and Licenses:
  • Bar admission in any state.
  • Must be eligible for Virginia Corporate Counsel License, and successfully apply for such license during employment

  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of time
  • Travel via plane, car, and public transportation may be required to perform this job
  • Must have the flexibility to work more than 40 hours per week when business needs warrant.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Mobility within the office including movement from floor to floor
  • Access information using a computer
  • Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain
  • Effectively cope with stressful situations
  • Strong mental acuity

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete our application process, please contact our Human Resources Department at

Full time


Strayer University is an equal opportunity employer and employs qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other classification proscribed under applicable law.