University Counsel (1-Year Fixed Term)

Stanford University Stanford , CA 94305

Posted 2 months ago

JOB PURPOSE:

This position is a full-time, one-year fixed term (non-renewable) professional internship designated as University Counsel. It is designed to provide an earlier-career attorney with the experience required to work towards obtaining a permanent higher education attorney position by helping more senior attorneys in the Stanford University Office of the General Counsel (OGC) deliver legal services. This internship is located in Stanford, CA (not remote). In this role, the attorney may work on matters involving Stanford University, Stanford Health Care, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, University HealthCare Alliance, Packard Children's Health Alliance and affiliates. The position reports to the Deputy General Counsel for Academic, Student and Athletic Affairs and Managing Attorney.

CORE DUTIES:

May include:

  • assisting in-house attorneys in providing legal guidance and representation to clients;
  • collaborating with attorneys and clients in litigation;
  • researching a variety of issues;
  • drafting and reviewing contracts;
  • preparing training materials on a variety of higher education level issues;
  • working to improve the OGC's systems;
  • other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • Law degree from an ABA accredited law school and strong academic credentials

  • Admitted to a Bar within the United States (California State Bar preferred)

  • At least two years of legal experience at a major law firm, in-house legal department and/or government

  • Strong research and writing skills

  • Strong commitment to higher education

  • Ability to manage competing deadlines

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

  • Frequently sitting.

  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone, writing by hand.

  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, sort/file paperwork or parts.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Occasional work on evenings and weekends.

  • Ability to work in-person at least three days per week at the Stanford Office of the General Counsel in Stanford, CA

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Code: 3075

  • Employee Status: Fixed-Term

  • Grade: L

  • Requisition ID: 95581

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