1. Interprets legal regulations and University policies and procedures. 2. Assists in the handling of administrative and legal proceedings before federal and state agencies and courts. 3. Negotiates, reviews, drafts and interprets contracts. 4. Negotiates and drafts the settlement of claims and/or litigation. 5. Researches and drafts memoranda, opinions and correspondence on legal issues. 6. Represents the University in discussions and negotiations. 7. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience with federal and state regulatory bodies on the interpretation and application of statutes, regulations, and administrative codes; physician licensing and disciplinary matters, medical risk mgmt, and healthcare liability defense; legal support of scientific research or technology transfer; and providing legal support to compliance units of a large entity.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with federal and state regulatory bodies on the interpretation and application of statutes, regulations, and administrative codes; physician licensing and disciplinary matters, medical risk mgmt, and healthcare liability defense; legal support of scientific research or technology transfer; and providing legal support to compliance units of a large entity.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and initiatives; prioritizing and working independently in a highly collegial and high performing environment. High degree of personal integrity, sound judgment, and a commitment to accountability.
Posting Position Title: Associate General Counsel
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication. Innovative thinking that adds value for clients and finds creative solutions to complex legal issues.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate General Counsel
Required Skill/ability 1: Outstanding analytical, negotiating, drafting and writing ability. Pragmatic business acumen with the ability to recognize the broader consequences of legal advice.
Required Skill/ability 4: Interpersonal skills that foster successful interaction with a diverse array of legal colleagues, clients, and leaders at all levels including fellow attorneys, human resources and finance professionals, professors and physicians, and University administrators.
Required Skill/ability 2: The successful candidate will ideally have a combination of law firm and in-house experience; exclusively law-firm-trained candidates with diverse and sophisticated substantive experience will be considered.
J.D. and a minimum of 5 years' experience in a related area.
Internal Number: 50553BR
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