Position Summary: Provide legal guidance, training, and representation to the various University components. Perform legal and factual research pertaining to various issues, and draft memoranda regarding same. Respond to requests for access to University records. Review and revise University policies and procedures.
This is a fixed term position, and is designed to train recent law school graduates, attorneys wanting to change career focus, or attorneys coming off a judicial clerkship, in the intricacies of higher education law. The successful candidate can expect to work in numerous areas of law, including employment law, public records act requests, student affairs, FERPA, Title IX, Title VI, ADA, FHA, etc., all within the context of University operations. We anticipate a July or August start date with an annual term through the following June. Renewal for an additional one-year term is at General Counsel's option, but in no event shall the position extend beyond two years. Current third year law students are encouraged to apply. The person hired who is not already licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho or another state is expected to sit for the July Bar exam and must become licensed no later than the first of April of the first year of the position. Failure to become licensed by the first of April of the first year of the position will result in the position terminating at the conclusion of the first year.
(1) Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school. (2) Licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho, or admitted to the Idaho Bar no later than the first of April of the first year of the position.
(1) Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Idaho College of Law. (2) Licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho. (3) Legal clerkship/internship/externship/practicum at an institution of higher education.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002031P
Posting Date: 12/20/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Please be sure to address how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications in your letter of qualification.For first consideration submit application no later than January 18, 2019.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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