Associate General Counsel (Located at KU Med Campus)

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Lawrence, KANSAS
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General Counsel


Position Overview

This position is located at and employed by the University of Kansas Medical Center. To be considered for this position, application materials must be submitted via https://jobs.kumc.edu/postings/27411 .

The Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing legal support to the University of Kansas. This position will involve work on regulatory and research matters involving the University, including cyber-security and data privacy issues, federal and state breach notification requirements, use of technology in research, and other regulatory matters involving research and healthcare. Other legal support will include, but not be limited to drafting and reviewing both routine and non-routine contracts and other non-litigation legal documents involving the University; advising administrators, faculty, staff and others on federal and state laws and regulations and Kansas Board of Regents’ and University policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will be primarily located at KU’s Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kansas, but will be responsible for regulatory and research matters on all campuses (Lawrence, Kansas City, Wichita, and Salina, Kansas).


Job Description

  • Advise administrators, faculty and staff on regulatory and research matters, including cyber-security and data privacy, data management plans, and data flows for research trials.
  • Draft, review and negotiate both routine and non-routine contracts including but not limited to software and information technology contracts and other non-litigation legal documents.
  • Work in close collaboration with Compliance as it advises administrators, faculty, staff and others on federal and state laws and regulations and Kansas Board of Regents’ and University policies and procedures.
  • Participate on interdisciplinary committees involving information technology and data use which may include stakeholders from the University and the University of Kansas Health System.
  • Collaborate with various associates and stakeholders on contractual matters or other university business.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited, American law school.
  • Current license to practice law in Kansas, or eligibility for admission within three months of hire.
  • Knowledge of privacy and security laws.
  • Knowledge of contract law and principles and practices of contract preparation and negotiation.
  • At least three years’ experience representing clients through contract negotiations and advising clients on laws, rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Strong academic credentials and Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with research regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Familiarity with information technology/information resources and contract negotiations related to the acquisition of IT-related software, cloud services, etc.
  • Experience representing institutions of higher education, health care organizations, or government entities; and graduated within the top 25% of law school class.

  • Contact Information to Applicants

    Lori Haaga, 785-864-3276, lhaaga@ku.edu .


    Additional Candidate Instruction

    This position is located at and employed by the University of Kansas Medical Center. To be considered for this position, application materials must be submitted via https://jobs.kumc.edu/postings/27411.


    Advertised Salary Range

    $110,000-$140,000 Depending on Qualifications


    Application Review Begins

    07-Dec-2019


    Anticipated Start Date

    13-Jan-2019


    Work Location

    University of Ks Medical Ctr


    Employee Class

    U-Unclassified Professional Staff


    Work Schedule

    Monday - Friday, 8am – 5pm


    Job Family

    Administrative/Management-KUL


    Disclaimer

    The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu , 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.


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