Position Summary: The University of California Office of General Counsel (OGC) delivers ethical, timely, efficient and high quality legal services to the University of California ten campuses, five medical centers, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as well as to the Board of Regents, the President, the Chancellors and other officers of the University. Its services include prosecuting and defending litigation, drafting and negotiating agreements, providing advice, counsel and interpretation of laws, regulations and policies, and assisting with development of effective compliance and risk mitigation strategies to facilitate the University's complex operations.
The Office of the General Counsel seeks an attorney to advise the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) and other senior University of California administrators on a broad range of legal matters affecting the University of California's numerous external finance programs and other third-party financing. Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, Business, Finance & Innovation, handles a broad range of corporate transactions in support of the OCFO including municipal finance, particularly with respect to higher education municipal bond financing, as well as experience with other forms of debt and hedging instruments and third-party financing for university developments, such as student housing and campus infrastructure projects. The incumbent should have sufficient understanding of the laws that govern municipal financing, as well as significant experience executing tax-exempt and taxable municipal finance transactions for capital projects and a general working knowledge of real estate concepts.
Special Conditions of Employment: Travel Travel outside of normal business hours
Other Special Conditions of Employment: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check for this critical position.
About us The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the corporate headquarters to the ten campuses, five medical centers and three Department of Energy National Labs and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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About University of California Office of the President
The Office of the President is the systemwide headquarters of the University of California, managing its fiscal and business operations and supporting the academic and research missions across its campuses, labs and medical centers.