Assoc University Counsel - req# 12548
Assoc University Counsel
|Working Title||Assoc University Counsel|
The University of New Mexico, a leading research university with a nationally recognized academic health center, is seeking an experienced corporate attorney to provide legal counsel to the institution that will cover a broad range of higher education and other legal issues. Areas of practice will include complex corporate transactions and contract review, higher education compliance, policy review, real estate transactions, intellectual property, purchasing matters and providing training to University departments and personnel as needed.
This position will report to the Chief Legal Counsel and will entail working with all areas of the University, mid-level and senior university officials as well as faculty/academic leaders.
Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment where advice and counsel leads to client-oriented solutions. This position requires interaction with a variety of university constituents and the successful candidate must be able to build relationships and inspire confidence.
|Conditions of Employment|
J.D. or L.L.B; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certifications/License: Member of NM State Bar, or member in good standing of the State Bar of another state or district of Columbia.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||University Counsel Office (213A)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$6,824.71 to $10,237.07 monthly|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required|
|For Best Consideration Date||4/2/2020|
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