The Assistant General Counsel will assist the General Counsel and other members of the Office in providing legal advice and services to the University community in a variety of areas including Ohio’s Sunshine Laws, purchase of goods and services, public bidding and award, contract compliance, and regulatory compliance. The position requires the ability to work on a level of parity with experienced outside counsel and to interact successfully with senior officers of the University in a fast-paced, high-volume legal environment with abundant good humor.
Provide a high level of legal services to the University in a variety of areas including Ohio’s Sunshine Laws, purchase of goods and services, public bidding and award, contract compliance, transactional matters, intellectual property, student affairs, litigation and regulatory complaint and employment matters. Work at the highest professional level with integrity, excellent judgment, attention to detail and discretion. Requires strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills and an ability to work cooperatively and collegially, both proactively and reactively, to address legal issues within the context of the University’s mission and goals in a fast-paced, high-volume legal environment.
J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, presently licensed and practice law and in good standing in the State of Ohio, excellent legal research and writing skills; admission to the Ohio Bar; at least 4 – 6 years experience practicing in the legal areas listed above; excellent general communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills; and qualification for appointment as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Excellent organizational skills; Ability to multi-task; work with and meet tight deadlines; A commitment to diversity and the ability to work with divergent personalities. Possess high ethical standards.
Professional experience in a higher education setting or in the public sector is strongly preferred.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
The University of Cincinnati is a public institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 300 academic programs to more than 42,500 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allo...ws easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist.