The Assistant University Counsel will engage in an intellectually challenging, fast-paced practice with special emphasis on employment, student affairs, and related litigation and advocacy matters. The Assistant University Counsel will provide legal and strategic advice to campus clients regarding internal investigations, employee and student grievances, and policy development and implementation. This individual will also collaborate with the North Carolina Attorney General's Office, the UNC System Office, and outside counsel to represent the University in State and federal courts, administrative proceedings, and University grievance processes. Specifically, the Assistant University Counsel will engage in pre-litigation strategy and support and litigation project management; supervise the preparation and service of discovery requests and responses; conduct document preservation, collection, organization, review, and production, with a substantial emphasis on eDiscovery; respond to subpoenas; and draft and negotiate settlement agreements.
Education and Experience:
Experience working with colleges and universities preferred.
Carolina rates among the nation’s great institutions of higher education, set on an historic and beautiful campus that celebrates all four seasons. Carolina’s students, faculty and staff come here from around the world, bringing varied cultural, racial and ethnic heritages that help make UNC-Chapel Hill a thriving intellectual center. We’re repeatedly ranked the nation’s best value in higher education for students seeking to earn a college degree – the University has garnered the top spot each time since the ranking’s launch in 1998.Whether you’ve just started your career, are new to academia or are a seasoned professional with assorted campus experiences to draw on, we hope you will find a great place at Carolina.