Assistant General Counsel

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Job Title:

Assistant General Counsel

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

11300:Office Of Legal Counsel

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Kentucky Bar Association License

Physical Requirements:

Requires handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds. Sitting, standing, and/or walking for long periods of time. Performing repetitive motion tasks. Ability to navigate campus for meetings. Effectively communicating with individuals form diverse backgrounds and varied professional levels.


Typically, Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Additional work hours may be required.

Job Summary:

Oversee and/or assist with unemployment hearings, Kentucky Board of Claims claims and hearings, Title IX hearings, and administrative hearings related to residency appeals, student account collections, and medical bill collections. Investigate matters raised by the Office of Legal Counsel, Internal Audit or Human Resources. Perform other duties as assigned.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Minimum of two years of practice of law with one year of experience in litigating matters in court or before federal and/or state administrative agencies. Knowledge of and experience with employment law matters. Other preferred experience and characteristics include: (1) membership in the Kentucky Bar or eligibility for admission without further examination; (2) outstanding writing ability; and (3) a record of academic accomplishment at both undergraduate and law school levels.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 5/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time