Category: Audit, Compliance and Legal
Location: ICC - Adelphi, MD
Requisition ID: 10008412
Vice President & General Counsel
Office of Legal Affairs
Exempt, Regular, Full-Time
University of Maryland Global Campus seeks a Vice President & General Counsel to lead our Office of Legal Affairs. Reporting to the SVP and Chief Financial Officer, the General Counsel (GC) will lead a team of in-house attorneys supporting a dynamic and innovative University environment. The GC will lead the team in providing legal advice and recommendations on matters related to higher education including student matters, human resources including collective bargaining, real estate and procurement, state, military and global compliance/regulations, accreditation, Title IV, as well as key business transactions and venture opportunities.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: An earned Juris Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning and at least 10 years of experience performing legal work including at least five (5) years leading a team of experienced attorneys performing related work; experience working directly with/for a state University; a track record of success leading and continuing to develop a high performing team; as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be currently licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland at the time of application.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Corporate transactions, venture financing, higher education, intellectual property, human resources, licensing and technology agreements; drafting and reviewing complex federal government contracts and grants; experience developing and/or implementing a legal compliance function, as well as the global delivery of legal advice and services. Possesses the gravitas and confidence to quickly gain the credibility and respect of both internal and external key stakeholders.
Candidates who apply by 5:00 PM on May 24, 2019 will be given priority, but position will remain open until filled.
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.