This position reports to the UC Irvine Chancellor and to the systemwide General Counsel. This position serves as a member of the Chancellor's senior management team, working collaboratively with the Office of the President and serving as advisor to the Chancellor, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Vice Chancellor Health Affairs and CEO, UC Irvine Health System and the campus's senior leadership team, with responsibility for responding to the wide range of legal and regulatory, policy and governance issues that may arise on a campus, either by providing advice directly or in consultation with other University attorneys and/or UC Irvine subject matter experts or by engaging the services of outside counsel. The position similarly serves on the leadership team and serves as an advisor for the General Counsel regarding campus legal issues and system legal policy. Compensation: Competitive with other public university executive level positions within California. Experience: J.D. from an accredited law school and a member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California; at least 15 years of complex, high-level legal experience, including preferably five or more years of experience managing attorneys. Relocation: Assistance with relocation may be available. California Bar Admission: Admission to the California Bar is required within the first year of assuming the role. Please note that UC attorneys are not eligible for California's Registered In-House Counsel program. Therefore, if the selected finalist candidate is not already admitted in California, s/he would need to pass the California bar exam and associated Moral Character Determination within the first year of assuming the position. To Apply: Email a letter of interest and resume to UCI's Korn Ferry search consultants at UCIChiefCampusCounsel@KornFerry.com by August 18, 2017. Inquiries and nominations may be addressed to John Amer, Senior Client Partner. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.