Description:

Position Description:
Perform legal work in the TTU System Office of General Counsel, an office with 17 attorneys across three office locations that provides legal services for the TTU System.

Major/Essential Functions:
  • Review and provide legal advice on transactional matters impacting the Texas Tech University System and component institutions.
  • Research and draft legal opinions, briefs, and other legal instruments for lawsuits and external complaints (e.g., EEOC, TWC-CRD, DOE, DOL).
  • Handle Texas Public Information Act requests and subpoenas; request opinions from the Office of the Attorney General of Texas.
  • Research, review, and interpret laws, regulations, and internal policies affecting operations and administration for Texas Tech University System and component institutions.
  • Assist and keep the Vice-Chancellor and General Counsel or designee apprised of all legal matters impacting the Texas Tech University System and component institutions.
  • Partner with clients as a strategic partner to work through complex legal matters effectively and promptly.
  • Engage in actions and communications that are consistent with the Texas Tech University System and component institution Values Culture.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must hold Juris doctorate and have graduated from an ABA approved law school within the past 12 months, and either be licensed to practice law in any U.S. state, or is actively pursuing such a license. Demonstrated excellence in legal research, legal analysis, and written and oral communication.

Preferred Qualifications:
Safety Information

Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of all TTU employees.