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AL - University of Alabama Associate Vice President: Title IX Coordinator
Coordinator will be responsible for recommending policy and procedure changes and providing guidance to UA leadership on all emerging Title IX-related legislation, regulations, OCR reviews, and judicial case law. Coordinator will be responsible for monitoring and oversight of overall implementation of Title IX Compliance at the University, including coordination of training, education, communications, and administration of grievance procedures for faculty, staff, students and other members of the University community. Required Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in education, business or human services and one year of work experience in a related area, or a Bachelor's degree in education, business or human services and three years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
AZ - Education Law Associate Attorney
The Education Law team at Udall Shumway PLC (Mesa, Arizona) is currently seeking a talented Associate Attorney with 2 – 5 years relevant experience to join its busy practice. Successful candidate will be highly organized and possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and strong writing skills. Must be licensed to practice in Arizona. Salary depends on qualifications and experience. The deadline for applications is June 11, 2013.
CO - Chief Legal Counsel and Executive Director of Employee Relations
Jeffco Public Schools is seeking in-house legal counsel to provide district-wide, general legal support to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws relating to staff, students and the public. This position also directs all employee relations work and represents the Board of Education and Superintendent in all aspects of labor negotiations. Qualifications: Juris Doctorate, from an accredited law school with membership in, or eligibility for, the Colorado Bar, plus have legal experience in labor/employment law, collective bargaining, employment and personnel law, and student rights laws. You should also have 7-10 years of experience in employee relations. Competitive salary and benefits. To apply on-line visit the Jeffco Public Schools web site (www.jeffcopublicschools.org/employment/ ) job opening #595819 or e-mail your resume and letter of interest to Amy Weber, Executive Director, Human Resources at email@example.com. Application deadline is Dec. 9, 2013.
FL - Associate Attorney
St. Lucie County School District is seeking an attorney for an in-house position with a background in public employment law. Qualifications: Member of the Florida Bar and a minimum of five (5) years experience practicing law. Knowledge, skills and abilities: 1) Experience should reflect knowledge of administrative procedures, general litigation procedures, appellate procedures, and thorough knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to public education; 2) Proficiency in word processing, Internet legal research and CD ROM research; and 3) Proficiency in West Law desirable. Complete job description and application information at School District website: http://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/departments/personnel/index.aspx.
IL - Chief Legal Officer
Location: Peoria, IL. Provide in-house legal services to the Superintendent, designated staff, and Board of Education. Assist the Superintendent and Board
in legal performance of their duties. Coordinate all legal services required by the District. Participate as deemed appropriate in direct labor and employee
relations including negotiations of labor contracts with District bargaining units. Qualifications: 1) Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited university; 2) Licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois; 3) Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills; 4) Demonstrate ability to provide counsel, assistance, and training to staff; and 5) Demonstrate leadership ability and interpersonal skills sufficient to establish and maintain effective relationships with all constituencies including citizens advisory groups and District staff. Experience: 1) in public education preferred; 2) in the public or private practice of law dealing with legal issues of local, state, federal government, or public school agencies; and 3) in labor and employee relations, preferably in public education. Deadline for applications July 1, 2014.
NM - Associate Attorney
Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos, Green & Treviño, P.C., a law firm with offices in New Mexico and Texas, is seeking an attorney licensed for three to five years in New Mexico for our Albuquerque, New Mexico office. Position involves representing public school districts with areas of practice including litigation, employment, civil rights, constitutional law, business transactions, and governance. Public speaking experience, strong interpersonal skills and a background with educational or governmental entities is a plus including with respect to procurement, open meetings and public records. Please send resume, with writing sample, to P.O. Box 2156, Austin, Texas 78768, or fax to 512-467-9318 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
VA - Division Counsel
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 11th largest school district, located in suburban area just outside the nation’s capital, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Division Counsel. The Division Counsel serves as the in-house legal counsel for FCPS and its School Board; and performs related duties as required or assigned. The ideal candidate will possess a Juris Doctorate, from an accredited law school with membership in, or eligibility for, the Virginia Bar, plus a minimum of 10 years of experience in a public or private legal practice. Candidate should also have expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferable -- the Constitution, student rights, education, employment, civil rights, real estate, local government, procurement, contract, or tort law. Experience with litigation, project, and personnel management preferred. We offer an outstanding salary and benefits package. Apply online for Job # 4150 careers.fcps.edu
WA - School Law/Municipal Law Attorney
Porter Foster Rorick LLP, an eleven-attorney, Seattle-based law firm representing school districts and other municipal entities, seeks one or more attorneys to join our growing firm. Candidates must possess at least four years relevant experience, strong academic and professional qualifications, excellent legal writing skills and the motivation, flexibility and commitment to develop and maintain expertise in multiple areas of the law. PFR is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Salary depends on qualifications and experience.