The overall purpose of this position is to advise clients domestically and internationally on employment law and a wide range of matters, including structuring, negotiating and drafting a variety of general and specialized agreements necessary for the day-to-day operations of a cutting edge global science and technology non-profit organization. The agreements to be handled include SASA (Staffing Agency Service Agreements), licensing, services, IT, product development, and consulting agreements, as well as customary commercial agreements relevant to a dynamic business environment. The ideal candidate will also have seven years of experience with general employment counseling, ideally with some experience on both the transactional side and litigation side.
This position reports directly to the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. This role functions as a high level individual contributor.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Advises on, negotiates, and drafts both domestic and international commercial, business and operational contracts
Uses and modifies standard forms and templates in the marketing, publishing, education, technical conference and membership operations of IEEE
Trains various Organizational Units on issues relating to contract law and other legal subjects, as requested
Provides general legal advice to the Organizational Units of IEEE
Leads or collaborates, as required on additional legal projects of interest, as requested by General Counsel
Raises the profile of the Legal and Compliance Department within IEEE
Continuously develops personal and professional skills