UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Associate General Counsel
The Office of the General Counsel of the University of Arkansas is accepting applications from qualified attorneys to serve as Associate General Counsel to advise administrators of the University on legal issues affecting the campuses and units of the University, including student affairs and related compliance matters. The position will be located at the University campus in Fayetteville.
Minimum qualifications include a J.D. from an A.B.A.-accredited law school, licensed or ability to become licensed within six months to practice law in the State of Arkansas and 5 years experience in the practice of law, with a governmental or nonprofit entity, in private practice, with a corporation, or clerkship. Preferred qualifications are experience in higher education legal issues, particularly in the areas of student affairs and Title IX, and related governmental compliance. Applicants must demonstrate maturity, sound judgment, a good work ethic and ability to work closely with the other members of the General Counsel’s office. Salary is negotiable depending upon experience and is subject to statutory line item maximum. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/19778
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. Applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.