The President’s Office at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for a General Counsel. This is a full-time, exempt staff position. The general counsel serves as the chief legal officer of the University of Indianapolis and as a strategic advisor to the president.
Essential duties: The general counsel represents and directs the representation of the University in all legal matters; serves as legal advisor to the president, Board of Trustees, and senior administrators; and serves as a resource on legal matters and issues of institutional procedure and governance, oversees legal aspects of transactional and regulatory matters related to the University, and manages external counsel retained to represent the University.
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Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications)
The ideal candidate will be an excellent legal strategist with a broad legal background, experience in higher education legal matters, and expertise in one or more of the following areas of law: labor and employment or human resources, contracts, risk management, and policy development. Significant experience is required as general counsel of an educational, nonprofit, for-profit, or governmental organization, or equivalent role as outside counsel. A Juris Doctor degree from a law school approved for accreditation by the American Bar Association, membership in good standing of the Bar of the supreme court of the state in which s/he practices law, and the prompt eligibility for such license and standing in Indiana are required.
Desired Education/Experience/Skills (Additional Qualifications)
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Open Until Filled