Associate General Counsel

University of Central Florida   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Education


Less than 5 years

Posted 164 days ago

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UCF’s Office of the General Counsel is excited to announce that it is seeking an Associate General Counsel, specializing in labor and employment, to join the UCF legal team in providing legal representation and counsel to the UCF Board of Trustees, Officers, and Employees.

The Associate General Counsel will represent the university Board of Trustees, including as negotiator, in collective bargaining and related labor issues. They will develop bargaining positions and implement strategy, and provide legal advice and oversight of the collective bargaining grievance and arbitration processes.

The Associate General Counsel will provide proactive legal services to various departments and units of the university with particular focus on labor and employment issues, advice on discipline, termination and so forth. The Associate General Counsel will investigate administrative charges made under civil rights laws and prepare formal response on behalf of the university.

The Associate General Counsel will manage outside counsel in the conduct of litigation and oversee litigation, with particular focus on litigation involving employment claims, and will represent the university in administrative proceedings.

Other Responsibilities will include:

  • Report on litigation, disputes, dispute resolution, and other indicia of university risk.
  • Assist departments and units in complying with Sunshine Law and Public Records Law; assist in compliance with other legal and regulatory mandates, especially as related to labor and employment.
  • Remain current on developments in labor and employment law, higher education law, and other areas of specialty practice related to their area.
  • Review, revise and negotiate contracts and other university commitments.
  • Limited travelrequired.

Minimum Qualifications

Law degree (L.L.B or J.D.) and two years experience as an attorney. Must be a member of the Florida Bar or become a member with in twelve months of employment.