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Assistant General Counsel-Exec Mgt

Company: Michigan State University
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 809230Work type: Executive ManagementMajor Administrative Unit / College: General CounselDepartment: General Counsel 10062533Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad StaffSalary: Salary Commensurate with ExperienceLocation: East LansingCategories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Executive Management, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-FriendlyPosition SummaryThe University seeks an experienced attorney to serve as Assistant General Counsel. The attorney will primarily concentrate on business and transactional matters. Experience in the following areas are preferred: corporate transactions, contracts, retirement plans, taxation, investments and finance, consortial arrangements, athletics, and regulatory issues. Equal Employment Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.Required DegreeDoctorate -LawMinimum RequirementsThe required qualifications include a Juris Doctorate granted by an ABA accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan or become licensed within 6 months of employment. At least 4 years of relevant experience involving progressively more responsible transactional work. Desired QualificationsStrong academic background; proactive and collaborative; excellent writing ability and advocacy skills; familiarity with college or university operations; progressively more responsible work experience. Required Application MaterialsCover letter and resume or curriculum vitaeTogether-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: Special InstructionsInterested candidates should apply to posting 809230 at by submitting a resume and cover letter addressed to Brian Quinn by Friday, September 23, 2022. Late submissions will be considered if a suitable candidate pool has not been identified by the deadline. The successful candidate will be required to complete a criminal background check. Remote Work StatementMSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.Websitewww.ogc.msu.eduDepartment StatementThe Office of the General Counsel represents the University with respect to all litigation and supervises all outside legal services provided to the University to assure they meet the highest standards. Our services include advice and counsel on all matters that have legal significance for the University, including contract review, advice regarding state and federal laws, legal workshops, and educational programs.MSU StatementMichigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.Advertised: Aug 29, 2022 Eastern Daylight TimeApplications close: Sep 26, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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