Associate General Counsel

Dartmouth College - Hanover, NH4.1

Full-time
In collaboration with the General Counsel and four other attorneys, the Associate General Counsel works on a broad array of higher education legal issues. The position provides advice and representation in business, financial, regulatory, and other matters, litigation management, policy formulation and training, and oversight of outside counsel. The successful candidate will: analyze and manage complex matters in a timely effective manner; exercise excellent judgment; communicate effectively with high-level College officials and stakeholders; retain and manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner; demonstrate initiative to identify and address programmatic and operational issues; and advance the mission of the College and the OGC to foster diversity, equity, and inclusivity in access to opportunities both within OGC and throughout the larger Dartmouth community

Required Qualifications
  • JD from nationally recognized law school with excellent academic credentials in law school and undergraduate studies.
  • Membership in the New Hampshire bar or admission within 12 months of employment.
  • Five or more years of law practice experience in areas related to the above responsibilities, demonstrating continuous growth, with a record of leadership and/or focus in complex transactions and/or litigation.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Seven years of law practice in an academic environment preferred.
  • Strong academic background with excellent analytical, advocacy, problem-solving, and case management skills.
  • Excellent writing and client communications skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse client representatives in complex environment.
  • Demonstrated judgment and discretion.
SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position FLSA Exempt Employment Category Regular Full Time Department Contact for Cover Letter Sandhya Iyer Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.