Assistant General Counsel

Assistant General Counsel

companyBowling Green State University
locationBowling Green, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/9/2024
ExpiresExpires: 3/9/2024
Legal Affairs
Full Time

Assistant General Counsel

Bowling Green State University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full-Time

Division: General Counsel

Opening Date: 01/05/2024

Location: Main Campus (BG), OH

Job Number: BGSU00300

Department: General Counsel



Provide legal advice and counsel across a broad range of university functions with focus in particular areas.

Essential Functions

• Provide legal advice to University officials on legal matters, including:

• Employment Law

• Disability Law

• Student Conduct

• First Admendment/Free Speech

• Title IX and Clery Compliance

• Public Records and FERPA

• Regulatory Compliance

• Assist in preparing, reviewing, and interpreting legal documents (e.g., contracts, appointment letters, subpoenas, new policies/policy revisions)

• Research and advise with University officials on judicial decisions and legislative developments impacting current University, college or department practices, as well as creating and recommending compliance/resolution strategies

• Assist in managing litigation for employment/student related litigation. Investigate and prepare responses to external compliance reviews and agency complaints (e.g. EEOC, OFCCP, OCRC, US Dept of Ed, etc.)

• Other related duties as assigned, including:

• Represent the Office on University and statewide committees, organizations, special projects, etc.

• Continue education and training through seminars, workshops, and conferences, etc.

• Work with counsel and other state universities, organizations, and AG's Office regarding legal matters of mutual interest

• Related legal projects

Minimum Qualifications

The following Degree is required:

• Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school required. Degree must be conferred at the time of application.

The following Experience is required:

• 2 years of legal practice dealing with various legal subjects

The following Licensure, Certifications, or Registration is required:

• Admitted to the Ohio Bar or eligible for immediate admission

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Experience with student affairs, employment, contract and policy review, civil litigation for public entities, regulatory compliance

• Familiarity with state and federal regulations applicable to public higher education

• Previous experience representing public higher education institutions

Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘January 26, 2024'.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email mailto:ohr@bgsu.edu.

To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/4916413

Fields of study

  • Law

Required degree level

  • Juris Doctor Degree (JD)