Immediate opening for a two-year fixed term attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at Stanford University. This is a part-time University Counsel position at 50% FTE.
The position reports directly to the Vice President and General Counsel with day-to-day direction from the Senior University Counsels at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
This attorney would be responsible for providing legal counsel to SLAC management. The attorney would preferably have a familiarity with federal government contracts law, including procurement and business law compliance with a government-approved procurement system. In addition, the attorney may provide guidance regarding the following matters: the management of government-owned facilities and equipment/personal property; compliance with DOE-specific health, safety, and security requirements; government audits or hotline reports; export control compliance; compliance with federal and state environmental laws and regulations; personal injury/property damage and other tort claims; construction contracting; non-disclosure agreements; trademark law; and other areas of law as necessary.
The position requires discretion, flexibility, and the ability to understand and manage projects with competing interests in a constantly changing, cutting-edge environment. Must be able to work independently, while also partnering and working with outside counsel and other staff attorneys.
Applicants should have at least 3 years experience in many of the areas mentioned above, and be a member of the California Bar or able to become one shortly.
Requirements include excellence in academic credentials, writing, analytical and communication skills as well as good judgment and a practical approach to solving legal problems. Applicants must be comfortable with technology, committed to teamwork, responsive and have a proven record of providing the highest quality client service.
***The final candidate will need to successfully pass a background check to be considered for this position.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.