Overview

Job Description Summary

The Associate General Counsel will support the General Counsel in providing legal assistance and counsel to all departments of the University.

Please, no recruiters. Questions regarding this post can be submitted to hrsaintleo.edu.

Job Description

Duties and Tasks:

  • Function as a member of the Legal Affairs Department
  • Review, revise and assist with a broad variety of commercial contracts, leases, and other transactional documents
  • Support the security, safety and risk management operations of the University
  • Conduct legal research and provide analysis as needed

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge:

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
  • Membership in good standing in The Florida Bar
  • Combination of education and experience that demonstrates necessary knowledge, skills and abilities

Skills:

  • Analytic abilities, adaptability, and good judgment
  • Written and verbal communications skills
  • Comfort with using Excel and Word software
  • Experience handling sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Organizational skills

Abilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to find, understand, interpret and apply relevant case law, statutes, and regulations

ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term qualified individual with a disability means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various type of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

NOTICE:

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

Employee signature below constitutes employees understanding of the responsibilities, qualifications, requirements and working conditions of the position.

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