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Associate General Counsel

University of Vermont

Please see for application instructions. 

Position Overview

The University of Vermont is seeking a motivated, energetic, versatile lawyer to serve as Associate General Counsel.  The Associate General Counsel reports to the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, and provides a broad range of legal services to and on behalf of the University.

Minimum Qualifications

Degree from accredited law school; admission to and in good standing with at least one state bar; eligible for admission to the Vermont Bar promptly after hire; four to six years of relevant legal experience. Excellent interpersonal skills, research and writing skills, and ability to perform complex legal tasks efficiently, accurately, and in a timely manner. Client-focused team player. Ability to understand the complexity of an organization with a diverse clientele.

Desired Qualifications and Experience

Experience with higher education issues; employment and labor law experience; experience negotiating, drafting, and reviewing transactional documents; policy development experience; willingness to learn new practice areas; ability to think creatively, exercise excellent judgment, and offer quick and informed opinions.

Application Instructions and Information

Please see for application instructions.  The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.