Assistant General Counsel

South Dakota Board Of Regents Pierre , SD 57501

Posted 2 months ago

The South Dakota Board of Regents is seeking an Assistant General Counsel.

This position will provide comprehensive legal advice to system staff and institutional leadership on issues, including, but not limited to, the following areas: labor and employment law, student matters, discrimination, civil rights, Title IX, Clery Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), contract review, South Dakota law, Federal Law, Intellectual Property, and other higher education legal topics. Specific scope and duties are as directed by the General Counsel.

Incumbent must be able to conduct legal and factual research and writing; assist with and perform assigned investigations and interviews; compile, organize, and review legal and factual documentation; participate in legal and other proceedings as directed. This position reports directly to the system office General Counsel.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will have BA/BS degree and JD from an ABA accredited law school. Applicant must be in good standing of the South Dakota Bar or licensure with the South Dakota Bar within 12 months of hire required. Three or more years successful track record as a practicing attorney is also required.

SDBOR offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.

This system will guide you through the electronic application form. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact Human Resources at (605) 773-3455 or if you require assistance with this process.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.

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