|Legal Affairs Counsel II|
|Department||Office of the General Counsel|
|Department Website Link|
|Address||Tucson, AZ USA|
|Position Highlights||The University of Arizona (UArizona) is accepting applications for an Associate General Counsel (Legal Affairs Counsel II) position in its Office of the General Counsel (OGC). The successful candidate will work in a diverse range of practice areas common to higher education institutions, including student affairs, Title IX, FERPA, employment, compliance, and public records. This position also will involve litigation strategy and oversight, and working with outside counsel and the Arizona Attorney General's Office. OGC represents and advises UArizona and the Arizona Board of Regents on sophisticated legal matters and complex issues, working closely with University constituents, including University leadership. Moreover, OGC has a highly collaborative and collegial culture and environment that values differences in the perspectives and backgrounds of its team members, utilizing each attorney's wide range of expertise and experience.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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|Duties & Responsibilities||
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
|Preferred Qualifications||Seven or more years of complex, high-level legal practice after bar licensure.
Experience representing research academic institutions, colleges, or universities.
Experience as a practicing litigator with litigation oversight responsibilities.
Experience in legal issues related to students, Title IX, or public governmental entities.
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40|
|Job Category||Legal Compliance|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes - Full Benefits|
|Rate of Pay||DOE|
|Compensation Type||salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)|
|Career Stream and Level||PC2|
|Job Family||Legal Affairs|
|Job Function||Legal & Compliance|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Target Hire Date|
|Expected End Date|
|Contact Information for Candidates||Jennifer Bailey
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Documents Needed to Apply||Resume and Cover Letter|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|
|Diversity Statement||At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.|