Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 303876
GENERAL COUNSEL (UA-UCOU-IUBLA)
The Office of the Vice President and General Counsel (OVPGC) serves as legal counsel for the University. We advise the Trustees and University Administration on all legal issues and serve as the point of contact on all legal matters involving the University.
Provides legal and administrative support to attorneys in OVPGC with special focus to assist the Senior Associate General Counsel with litigation matters.
Assists the Director of Budget, HR, and Operations with the university's legal matter management system, along with providing fiscal and administrative support.
Serves as a primary backup to the Legal Administrative Assistant.
Coordinates and assists with university requests for release from liability waivers/agreements.
Serves as a liaison to gather, redact and produce documents in response to open records requests as required by Indiana's Access to Public Records Act, along with responses to discovery requests or subpoenas involving the university.
Assists with legal documents such as legal agreements and standard contracts; under attorney supervision, drafts, formats, redacts legal documents as required.
Monitors/tracks status of litigation involving the university and coordinate with various campus offices and outside counsel in order to gather and produce documents in response to discovery requests involving the university as a party.
Performs various other administrative support duties as needed in support of the department; may perform various fiscal support duties, such as travel coordination and/or payroll processing.
Bachelor's degree( legal studies or related field preferred)
2 years of legal assistant/paralegal or related legal administrative experience
4 years of experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Possess a valid driver's license and ability to be insured by Indiana University Upon date of Hire
Proficient communication skills
Articulate and responsive to colleagues
Effective conflict management skills
Ability to represent the company with external constituents
Demonstrates ability to maintain confidential information
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Excellent organizational skills
Highly thorough and dependable
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Ability to work within tight time frames and meet strict deadlines
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Working knowledge of litigation process, court systems, legal rules and applicable state and federal laws preferred (APRA; FERPA, etc.)
Knowledge of university financial systems (KFS; HRMS; Chrome River; IUF ETA)
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.