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The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking two highly-qualified attorneys to join its Education Section of the Health, Education and Social Services Division.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL and ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY COUNSEL (UN006, UN039)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION
EDUCATION SECTION
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA

 

The attorneys, based on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, will serve the Attorney General under the direction of the Chief of the Education Section and the University Counsel, and will provide representation and a wide variety of legal services to the University.  The University of Virginia is comprised of eleven schools in Charlottesville, an academic medical center, plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia.  The University of Virginia’s renowned academic medical center is committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases.  The University's Medical Center, School of Medicine and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research.

 

 

DUTIES: It is anticipated that these attorneys will handle a broad range of legal matters, serving all divisions of the institution, in coordination with the other attorneys in the Office of University Counsel. An area of emphasis for both positions will be legal matters involving the University’s academic medical center, including research and patient care functions. These attorneys will be required to provide regulatory advice concerning academic research, grants and contracts, health care regulations and statutory compliance. Additionally, these individuals will provide other legal services to the University and the Commonwealth as directed by the University Counsel and the Office of the Attorney General.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have excellent analytical abilities and written and oral communication skills and be able to respond to legal requests in a timely fashion.  A minimum of five years of experience in the general practice of law is required. Preference will be given to applicants with specific experience in the representation of health care providers or higher education institutions.  Excellent interpersonal skills are also required. High level organizational skills and an ability to manage many projects simultaneously and work under pressure are required. Must be admitted to the Virginia bar or eligible for immediate admission.

 

 

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, August 2, 2019.

 

 

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The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified attorney to join the Education Section.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

SENIOR ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL/CHIEF (00069)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION
EDUCATION SECTION

 

DUTIES:  The primary responsibilities of the Education Section Chief include managing a team of attorneys and support staff in providing legal services to Virginia’s public universities and the community college system, the Board of Department of Education, the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind, the Library of Virginia and Virginia’s public museums including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Science Museum of Virginia.  Located in Richmond, this position reports to the Deputy of the Health, Education, and Social Services Division, and as a senior supervisor, will be accountable for the performance, training and evaluation of all Education Section attorneys and support staff.  As with all positions, other duties as necessary or appropriate may also be assigned.  Some overnight travel may be required.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Successful candidate must be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.  The candidate must have demonstrated ability to advise clients on education law issues, both in higher education and K-12; and excellent written and oral communication skills as evidenced by writing samples and references.  Ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten years of relevant experience.  Prior management experience preferred.

 

 

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, July 26, 2019.

 

 

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The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly-qualified attorney to join its Education Section of the Health, Education and Social Services Division.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL and ASSOCIATE COLLEGE COUNSEL (CC001) OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION
EDUCATION SECTION
NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

This attorney, based at the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College, will serve the Attorney General under the direction of the Chief of the Education Section and the System Counsel, and will provide representation and a wide variety of legal services to Northern Virginia Community College.  The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) is comprised of 23 community colleges and 40 campuses located throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The VCCS awards associate degrees, certificates, and workforce credentials.  Northern Virginia Community College is comprised of six campuses, located in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudon County, Manassas, Springfield, and Woodbridge. The College also has two centers, located in Arlington County and Reston.  Northern Virginia Community College is the largest community college in Virginia and one of the largest in the country.

 

DUTIES:  This individual will handle a broad range of legal issues related to higher education, including without limitation, employment law, contract drafting and review, student-related issues, and policy development and review.  This individual will also provide training on legal issues to college personnel as necessary and must be prepared to appear in the appropriate state or federal court.  This individual must respond to legal requests in a timely fashion and work in the evening on occasion.  Occasional travel also is expected.  Additionally, this individual will provide other legal services to the College and the Commonwealth as directed by the System Counsel and the Office of the Attorney General.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Successful candidate must be admitted to the Virginia bar or eligible for admission.  The candidate will have excellent analytical and writing abilities and oral communication skills, with a minimum of five years of practice, preferably including work in the areas of litigation and employment law.  Excellent interpersonal skills are also required.  A high level of organization skill and an ability to manage large numbers of projects simultaneously and to work under pressure are required.  State government experience and experience working with higher education are highly preferred.

 

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, August 2, 2019.

 

 

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A unique opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General in the Financial Law & Government Support Section of the Government Operations & Transactions Division. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL – ELECTIONS LAW (00349)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & TRANSACTIONS DIVISION
FINANCIAL LAW & GOVERNMENT SUPPORT SECTION

 

 

DUTIES:  The attorney in this position will serve as both a general counsel and a litigation counsel capacity to the Virginia Department of Elections, the State Board of Elections, and other Virginia state agencies.  Duties of this position include representing state agency clients in civil litigation and administrative appeals; providing legal guidance to state agency clients with respect to the legal risks of contemplated agency action; advising state agency clients with respect to developing and enforcing internal and external policies and procedures; and drafting official opinions for the Attorney General.  This position is located in Richmond, Virginia, and has reporting responsibility to the Chief of the Financial Law & Government Support Section.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and be admitted to the Virginia State Bar or be eligible for admission; excellent oral, written, public-speaking and other communication skills tailored to a variety of audiences; strong legal research and writing skills; and litigation experience and skills in both state and federal court.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of elections and voting rights and/or experience in litigating constitutional cases; demonstrated knowledge and expertise regarding election administration issues, voting rights and election law and policy.

 

 

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, July 26, 2019.

 

 

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