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Under direction of the Vice President and General Counsel, provides a broad range of legal services to the University community with a particular emphasis on healthcare, medical professional liability, insurance and regulatory practice.
Knowledge of health law, risk management and medical professional liability required with knowledge of higher education law preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Analytical and time management skills
Strong ability to organize/prioritize duties
Ability to conduct thorough internal investigations
Ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels and from varied backgrounds
Service oriented with the ability to function effectively with non-attorney personnel
Ability to think creatively, exercise independent judgment and make quick, informed judgments
Ability to work well independently as well as on a team
J.D. degree supplemented with five (5) years of relevant legal experience. Licensed to practice in the state of Missouri. Preference will be given to those with a background in health law and with academic medical center experience.
Provides legal counsel and representation in connection with a wide variety of higher education issues; areas of significant engagement may include, but are not limited to, healthcare, risk management, medical professional liability, contract review and interpretation, policy development, employment law, student affairs, and regulatory compliance.
Provides effective training and informational material to educate staff and faculty on appropriate legal requirements.
Conducts legal research and effectively drafts correspondence, legal documents, memoranda and other communications.
Engages effectively with colleagues within the Office of the General Counsel, University constituents, and opposing counsel; assists and supervises outside legal counsel when appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned
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