Arkansas Tech University   Russellville, AR   Full-time     Legal
Posted on September 25, 2021
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The University Counsel provides proactive professional advice on critical strategic, legal, and public policy issues, is part of the senior management team, and interacts closely with the University’s senior officers. The size, scope, and diversity of a multi-campus University generate a range of complex, cutting-edge legal issues. Many, such as academic freedom, shared governance, federal regulation, and student rights and obligations, are unique to an academic environment and add complexity to the more traditional and predictable legal and business issues encountered by any large enterprise.
The University Counsel is charged with providing advice and support to the President, the University’s Board of Trustees, and the officers of the administrative team on business, legal, and public policy issues.
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To be considered for the position of University Counsel, all applications must be received and processed through our applicant tracking system Cornerstone, prior to the closing date on 10/15/2021 before 6:00 pm central time.
This position is subject to a pre- employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non- discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.