Reporting to the President and as chief legal officer, this position will oversee and manage the provisions of legal affairs affecting the College to ensure maximum protection of its legal rights and to maintain its operations within the limits prescribed by law; and counsel and assist College administration and District Board of Trustees in a legal capacity pursuant to the overall mission of the College. This position is responsible for the rendering of legal representation, advice and interpretation in all substantive areas of law affecting the College. Identify and bring forth legal issues and concerns to the attention of the administration and assist with appropriate responses. Develop, revise and interpret internal Board policies. Provide advice and representation of legal matters involving faculty, staff and students, including College governance, employment law, intellectual and real property, facilities, and contract negotiations. Serve as legal counsel and advise concerning compliance with Federal and state statutes and regulations affecting institutions of higher education.
The Florida Bar - 11 months ago