University Counsel - UAB - 507052

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible), UA System Office - Staff
Location: Alabama, Birmingham
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Job Summary: The University of Alabama System is receiving applications for the position of University Counsel. This position will be based in Birmingham on the campus of The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).


REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school; • License to practice law in the State of Alabama; • 5+ years of substantial litigation experience, including motion practice and discovery related issues; • Experience providing legal advice and counsel to clients; • Strong academic credentials; and • Excellent oral and written communications skills.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING • Providing legal support to UAB, its schools, and affiliates; • Handling litigation in federal and state court and administrative matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Alabama Board of Adjustment, and other state and federal agencies with jurisdiction over UAB; • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing transactional documents; and • Providing legal advice and counsel to clients including but not limited to labor and employment matters. •


Note to applicant: Salary is commensurate with skill level and years of experience. Electronic submissions are required. Applications must include a letter of interest, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references who will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama System Office is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

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