University of Mississippi Medical Center - Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel

21 Mar 2018 9:24 PM | Stephanie Brown
Employer: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Title: Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
Job Location: Jackson, MS
Job URL: http://www.umc.edu
Job Description: The University of Mississippi Medical Center seeks an experienced leader for the position of Chief Legal Officer. The Chief Legal Officer is responsible for the legal affairs of UMMC and provides legal counsel across a broad range of legal areas including university and academic governance, intellectual property, employment, philanthropy, real estate, contracts, public-private partnerships, compliance, procurement and risk management.



Ideal candidates will be collaborative leaders who possess strong senior administrative experience, and superb communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to manage the challenges facing institutions of higher education and academic medical centers is considered critical. 



Nominees and applicants must hold a Juris Doctorate from a school or college of law accredited by the American Bar Association. At least 15 years of experience in practice or as house counsel, including experience in leading other attorneys and clients in dealing with material complex matters.





To Apply:

Qualified candidates should confidentially submit their current resume along with a supporting cover letter of interest electronically c/o: Perry Sansing, Associate General Counsel and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Government Affairs; psansing@olemiss.edu
Ideal candidates for UMMC’s Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel will be collaborative leaders who embrace UMMC’s mission and culture, possess strong senior administrative experience, and superb communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to deal with and manage the challenges facing institutions of higher education and particularly academic medical centers is considered critical to the success of an individual in this role. In addition, candidates must have proven leadership ability, preferably within an environment similar in size, scope, and complexity to UMMC. 
Experience: At least 15 years of experience in practice or as house counsel, including experience in leading other attorneys and clients in dealing with material complex matters.
Salary: Competitive and commensrate with experience and responsibilities.
Contact Information
Primary Contact
Perry Sansing, Associate General Counsel and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Government Affairs
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216


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