Provides assistance to the General Counsel in coordination of legal affairs and provision of legal services for the University including Ohio Public Records requests and transactional work. Assists the Director of Equal Opportunity and Policy Development with all aspects of EEO, affirmative action compliance functions, training, and policy research, review and development. Coordinates with the Office of Human Resources to develop and deliver appropriate training and educational programing across campus. Provides a variety of assistance regarding policy review and development. Conducts investigations associated with discrimination/harassment including Title IX complaints.
Juris Doctor licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio; minimum of two (2) years practice or other post law school legal experience; minimum of three (3) years' experience conducting investigations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation complaints; specific experience with equal opportunity and affirmative action compliance; specialized training or experience in the area of discrimination and harassment law (such as Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, etc.); Excellent interpersonal, communication, verbal, research, writing, and analytical skills. Ability to perform multiple tasks on tight deadlines. Knowledge of public records law, patent law, business, contract, and property law.
Associate General Counsel must be appointed through the Ohio Attorney General's Office and designated as an Assistant Attorney General.
Knowledge of public higher education, intellectual property and copyright laws desirable; mediation and conflict resolution experience
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.