Attorneys in UNC Charlotte's Office of Legal Affairs have challenging, wide-ranging practices and must be able to handle multiple, unrelated matters concurrently. The Assistant General Counsel must be able to complete complex projects both independently and with direction from the Vice Chancellor and General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel, the Senior Associate General Counsels, and the Associate General Counsel.
Minimum Experience / Education:
-J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
-Prior experience as an attorney for a university, or relevant in-house or law firm experience required.
-Three to six years of relevant, post-law school experience required.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
-Experience in a higher education environment is strongly preferred.
-Excellent written communication skills; strong verbal and written communication skills in presenting complex legal principles in laymen terms to senior administrators, staff, and faculty.
-Strong interpersonal and listening skills, and experience interfacing with a wide variety of key stakeholders; a strong collaborator and team oriented.
-Strong work ethic with a positive attitude. Self-starter, quick study, and ability to manage deadlines.
-High moral and ethical standards that reflect honesty, integrity, and reliability.
-Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.