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Attorney - Senior

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio | San Antonio, Texas 78229

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 13, 2019
Opportunity Code: 17682

Summary

Provide legal counsel and expertise in a new Attorney role in San Antonio, Texas with University of Texas Health Science Center

The Position
  • The Attorney – Senior position provides legal advice and analysis regarding transactional matters related to Higher Education, and representation of Governmental Entities.  Works closely with the Chief Legal Officer or designee, management, employees at all levels. The University of Texas System Office of General Counsel, Texas Attorney General, as well as outside legal counsel.
  • This Attorney should be well-rounded and knowledgeable as the subject matter expert regarding matters related to higher education (FERPA, Title IX, ethics and conflicts of interest), civil rights of students and employees, privacy and security laws, government procurement and contract law. 
  • This Attorney is responsible for studying both proposed and existing legislation, providing administration with legal advisement, drafting/reviewing various transactions including resolutions, forms, policies and procedures, and reviewing advertising copy or public statements to ensure legality and ethics.
  • Requires at least seven years of relevant experience plus Juris Doctorate and Texas state licensure 
  • Please direct all inquiries to BES. All applicants will be routed to BES per the organization's request. We ask that you adhere to this directive.

The Organization 
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center is an institute of health science education and research located in the South Texas Medical Center
  • UT Health San Antonio is part of the University of Texas System and is the largest health sciences university in South Texas
  • The institution is comprised of five schools: the Long School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Dentistry, the School of Health Professions, and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • UT Health San Antonio serves the city of San Antonio and all of the 50,000 square miles area of Central and South Texas

The Community
  • San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage
  • The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico
  • Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops

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