Senior Associate General Counsel (CO-ERM) – Greensboro

North Carolina A&T

Classification Type EHRA
Primary Purpose of Position

The Senior Associate General Counsel oversees and coordinates the Universitys Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Compliance Programs and assists the Division of Legal Affairs, Risk and Compliance in developing and implementing University-wide compliance measures and sound, preventive risk management practices to support the Universitys academic and research missions.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Office of Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management is an integral part of the Divison of Legal Affairs, Risk, and Compliance (DLRC) and works collaboratively with the Office of Legal Affairs, Title IX, Internal Audit Office, senior University leadership, and other campus constituents to support the Universitys mission and strategic plan while adhering to the Universitys ethical, legal, and regulatory responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements

Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an ABA-accredited law school, and three (3) or more years of legal, regulatory and/or compliance experience. with a minimum of three years of relevant experience

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Five (5) or more years of legal, regulatory, and/or compliance experience; Experience in enterprise risk management/internal controls at a large research university and a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; Advanced certifications in relevant compliance areas or significant and applicable experience in higher education or industry; demonstrated knowledge
Understanding emerging trends and regulatory requirements may include areas like the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, HIPAA, FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act, IT security, research compliance, and financial aid.

Excellent analytical skills and impeccable professional ethics to handle sensitive issues and communications with accuracy, confidentiality, and discretion. Demonstrated ability to express ideas, opinions, and legal concepts clearly, effectively, and accurately, both orally and in writing to non-lawyers. Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact and maintain productive, cooperative, and supportive relationships with various constituents. High level of problem-solving skills, including the ability to work proactively and pragmatically. Strong organizational and leadership skills. Ability to effectively manage multiple complex and demanding priorities and navigate conflict. Commitment to the mission of the university.

Required License or Certification

Licensed to practice law in the State of North Carolina or eligible for admission to the North Carolina bar with twelve (12) months of hire.

Working Title Senior Associate General Counsel (CO-ERM)
Position Number 000216
Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Administrators & Research
Appointment Type Permanent – Full-time
Tenure Track No
If Time Limited, Appointment Length
Organizational Division Legal Counsel
Organizational Location Office of the Chancellor
Organizational Unit Legal Counsel
Posting Number EPA1248
Open Date 03/26/2021
Close Date – for postings that do not use Open Until Filled
Open Until Filled Yes
Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 04/26/2021
Date Position Available 05/01/2021
Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veterans Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

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North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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