Associate University Counsel

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department University Counsel-200400
Working Title Associate University Counsel
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Posting Category Other
Salary Range
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0003401
Position ID 20019262
Posting Open Date 10/30/2018
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 03/01/2018
Position Summary

The Associate University Counsel will engage in a challenging, sophisticated transactional and regulatory practice that will support the University’s international activities in areas that include foreign registrations, international research projects, study abroad programs, international joint degree and certificate programs, and data privacy. The Associate University Counsel will work closely with the University’s Chief International Officer, UNC Global, and other University units and departments that engage in sophisticated international work, as well as officers of the University’s associated entity, UNC Global Projects, LLC. The Associate University Counsel also will engage with outside counsel, including local counsel overseas, and will work closely with other members of the Office of University Counsel. This position entails drafting and negotiating cross-border contracts, assisting with operations overseas, and proactively identifying and implementing compliance measures for laws that impact the University, especially those that arise by virtue of its international presence. The Associate University Counsel may also perform general transactional legal work supporting various units within the University.

Educational Requirements

A law degree from an accredited school. Must be a member of the North Carolina bar or become a member within one year of employment.

Qualifications and Experience

A minimum of five years of relevant legal experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Department Contact Name and Title Kathryn Meyers, Business Officer
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