FY17 2017 - 403 ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL

Job # FY17 2017 - 403
Job Type Administrative
Department Office of General Counsel
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Status Full-Time
Class Code 9003
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date May 30, 2017
Closing Date Open Until Filled

Department:  Office of General Counse

lIntroduction: The Office of General Counsel is recruiting for an Assistant General Counsel. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to develop goals that will advance the mission of the department, at one of the Nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

Duties: Providing written and oral legal advice; conducting legal research and analysis; training University staff on current laws and regulations impacting assigned areas; managing a legal case portfolio focusing primarily on the areas of procurement, contract review and development, business transactions, intellectual property, student affairs, compliance, legislative affairs, risk management and insurance, public records, litigation support, general education issues, etc. and performing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Juris doctorate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Associate and at least 3 years of experience practicing law.

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the minimum qualifications, experience practicing law in a higher education setting or with higher education clients.

Requirements: Licensed to practice law and is in good standing in Maryland, or eligible to be licensed in Maryland within 1 year from the date of employment; knowledge of constitutional law and education law; knowledge of contract review and negotiation; the ability to litigate or provide litigation support; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to research complex legal issues and prepare legal opinions and documents.

To Apply:  Please submit all applications to: "Assistant General Counsel", Job# FY17 2017-403", a cover letter, a resume, a completed Morgan State University Employment Application, (which should include salary history and references). 

Ms. Julie Goodwin,
Office of the General Counsel
Earl S. Richardson Library- Room 310
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251

E-mail inquiries may be addressed to: Ms. Julie Goodwin, OGC@morgan.edu

**NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW. **

MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE/ACTION EMPLOYER As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, U.S. citizenship or alien status and their authorization to work in the United States. EEO/AA