Associate Legal Counsel – Unlimited Growth Potential

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Canada
  • 240000
  • Salary: 240000

Dalhousie University

We are in need of a persistent Associate Legal Counsel to join our collaborative team at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS. Growing your career as a Full Time Associate Legal Counsel is an unparalleled opportunity to develop useful skills. If you are strong in analysis, teamwork and have the right talent for the job, then apply for the position of Associate Legal Counsel at Dalhousie University today Skip to Main Content Associate Legal Counsel Bookmark this Posting Position Details Position Information Position Title Associate Legal Counsel Department/Unit President’s Office Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Posting Number S342-23 Employee Group DPMG Position Type Regular, On-Going Duration of Contract (if applicable) Employment Type Full Time Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0 Salary $76,037 – $101,995 per annum Classification ADM-07 Provisional Statement This is a provisional classification. Formal regular review classification procedures may be initiated at any time by the incumbent or supervisor after the incumbent has worked a minimum of six months in the role.

About Dalhousie University Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018. Job Summary Reporting to the General Counsel, the successful candidate will work other members of the Legal Counsel Office team in providing legal services to the university.

Legal Counsel Office provides advice on a broad range of legal issues including corporate commercial, inter-institutional arrangements, administrative law, student affairs, research, human rights, privacy, and advancement activities. The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team environment. Key Responsibilities Undertake contract review, negotiation and preparation on behalf of the university, including service agreements, consulting agreement and research contracts. Assist senior counsel on arrangements relating to the commercialization of intellectual property and industry engagement in research.

Assist senior counsel in analyzing operational liabilities and general risk management by assessing applicable law and existing university policies, regulations, practices and procedures. Note The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines. Required Qualifications Minimum of two years of private practice and/or in-house experience in all or some of the described areas, and must be eligible to be a practicing member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in a variety of contexts.

Strong communication and analytical skills. The ability to adapt to the dynamic environment of a university community. Assets Job Competencies The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies (), in particular: Respect & Inclusion Adaptability Knowledge & Thinking Skills Relationship Building Service Additional Information Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.

Application Consideration Applications from current university employees and external candidates are assessed concurrently. Current university employees will be given special consideration. We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources. Diversity Statement Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.

The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit . Posting Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Open Date 08/22/2023 Close Date 09/13/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV) Optional Documents Cover Letter To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at .

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