Job Posting – Associate General Counsel – ASU

Arizona State University
Associate General Counsel
POSITION: Associate General Counsel
INSTITUTION: Arizona State University
CONTACT:  Locate this job posting at

Duties and Responsibilities

The Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing a high level of professional legal service by representing and advising the Arizona Board of Regents and Arizona State University on a broad range of issues including business law, education law, procurement law, public law, knowledge and research enterprise development, and other legal matters. This position will concentrate primarily on supporting ASU’s business activities.

-Responsible for: complex commercial transactions and relationships; finance, and public procurement; conflicts of interest; regulatory compliance; risk assessment and management; knowledge and research enterprise development; other regulatory matters.

-Provide advice relating to:research grants and sponsored programs administration; HIPAA; other local, state, federal and ABOR regulations or policies impacting research at Arizona State University.

-Assist with the development of educational training programs for administrators, faculty, and staff.

-Interact regularly with senior level administration and with state, local, and federal regulatory offices.

Minimum Qualifications
J.D. or L.L.B. degree from an ABA accredited law school and six (6) years of experience in the practice of law, including experience in the primary practice area(s) designated by the Senior Vice President and General Counsel.

Must be an active member in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona within twelve (12) months of hire.             

Desired Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge of business, administrative, public procurement, research and regulatory issues.  Experience in: working in a diverse and complex environment; working with structuring, negotiating, and drafting complex transactions and agreements relevant to a complex public research university; legal research; advocacy; problem solving. Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.

Close Date
Initial close date is April 26, 2013. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed.

To Apply
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Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.