Associate University Counsel

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Associate University Counsel

Requisition Number STA002203
Classification Title Associate University Counsel
Location Main Campus - Statesboro
Department 3900600901-Legal Affairs, Office Of
Position Status Full-Time

Position Summary
Office of Legal Affairs. Under supervision of the Executive Counsel, the Associate University Counsel manages the provision of all legal services for the University to ensure maximum protection of its legal rights and to maintain its operations within the limits prescribed by law.

Essential Functions

  • Offers legal support on a comprehensive range of legal and associated issues involved in carrying out the mission of the institution, particularly sponsored research and regulatory compliance issues (i.e. Export Controls, IACUC, IRB, Radiation Safety, Environmental Health and Safety, HIPAA, conflicts of interest, etc.).
  • Participates in efforts to streamline processes and train faculty on research-related topics, including regulatory compliance.
  • Conducts research and provides analysis of legal, policy, and environmental issues.
  • Negotiates, drafts, and edits complex contracts.
  • Assists departments and administrators in negotiations.
  • Drafts policies, organizational by-laws, and similar documents.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required
    Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education? No

    Minimum Experience Required
    Three or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience? No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    Active member of the Georgia Bar or the ability to obtain membership prior to employment; effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Salary Range $60,180 - $75,224
    Job Open Date 11/08/2018
    Job Closing Date 11/29/2018

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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/9/2018
    Application Due: 1/15/2019
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