Top of page

Attorney General of Virginia

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.

 

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
EDUCATION SECTION
SEEKS
ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY COUNSEL (UN014)
and
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

 

The Associate University Counsel 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 Norfolk State University, located in Norfolk, Virginia.

 

DUTIES: This individual will provide legal services to the University, chiefly on matters that are transactional in nature: contracts, procurement, real estate, intellectual property, etc. As part of a two-attorney office, the individual may also be asked to handle a range of legal issues related to higher education, including without limitation, employment law, student-related issues, and policy development and review. This individual also should be able to provide training on legal issues to college personnel and be prepared to appear in the appropriate state or federal court as necessary. This individual also must be able to 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 University and the Commonwealth as directed by the University Counsel and the Office of the Attorney General.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidate will have excellent analytical and writing abilities and oral communication skills, with a minimum of five years of practice in the general practice of law, preferably including work in the areas of contracts, procurement, real estate, and intellectual property. Excellent interpersonal skills are also required. High level of organization skills, an ability to manage large numbers of projects simultaneously and to work under pressure is required. State government experience and experience working with higher education are highly preferred. Current membership in the Virginia Bar is a preference, although attorneys eligible for admission via waiver may apply. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

 

TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov.  Position number: UN014.  Application materials should include a discussion of all relevant experience, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

 

EEO/M/F/D

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION ON REQUEST