EMPLOYMENT IN OGC

There are currently two openings in the
Office of the General Counsel:

Associate or Senior Associate General Counsel

The Office of the General Counsel of the University of Minnesota is seeking a skilled, client focused and experienced lawyer to provide advice and counsel to the University and handle internal and external disputes on a broad range of employment law topics. The title under which the successful candidate will serve will depend on years of relevant experience.

The successful candidate will report to the General Counsel and the Deputy General Counsel.  The position will provide:

  • advice on a wide range of employment law issues, including discrimination, sexual harassment, workplace safety and violence, hiring, employee discipline and performance management, disability and accommodations, and others.
  • representation in internal grievances and administrative proceedings, labor arbitrations, agency charges, and state and federal court litigation.
  • advice and representation in other areas as assigned by the General Counsel.

For qualifications, a complete job description and information on how to apply online, go to: employment.umn.edu and enter job opening ID 353539.

 

Paralegal/Senior Paralegal

The University of Minnesota’s Office of the General Counsel is seeking a full-time paralegal to assist attorneys in: litigation and labor and employment matters; case investigation and preparation for litigation matters in federal and state court; assist attorneys in responding to agency charges of discrimination, including charges received from both employees and students from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office for Civil Rights, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board; labor grievance matters that are brought to arbitration; academic misconduct matters; investigating and evaluating claims and potential claims against the University.  Other duties include organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files and performing research projects using internet, Westlaw, and PACER.

Depending on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications, the hire will be for a Paralegal or a Senior Paralegal.  For candidate qualifications, a complete job description and information on how to apply online, go to: employment.umn.edu and enter job opening ID 353516.

The University provides an excellent benefits package, including a variety of tax-deferred savings and retirement programs.  Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.