Agency: Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation
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Tucson, AZ United States
Come join the Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Foundation!
The General Counsel has primary responsibility for all legal affairs of the Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, fulfilling traditional in-house counsel functions. The General Counsel is selected by the Board of Trustees, reports directly to the Foundation Executive Director, and secondarily to the Chair of the Board of Trustees. The General Counsel provides legal services to the Board, the Executive Director, and all program components.
The position requires the ability to give expert legal advice on a range of issues typically encountered by an independent federal agency (including but not limited to the enabling legislation for the Foundation and U. S. Institute, appropriations law, administrative law, personnel rules, records management, federal contract law (FAR), and the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts). The position requires superior oral and writing skills, strong interpersonal skills and good judgment in dealing with management, professional and support staff, and client agencies. Legal guidance to management and staff must promote responsible and ethical conduct in furthering the agency mission. The incumbent will serve as the agencys Designated Ethics Officer as well as the agency official responsible for further development of the agencys EEO program. The ideal candidate will possess extensive federal experience such as serving as a federal General Counsel or District Counsel as well as extensive experience in federal contracting compliance utilizing the FAR and the DFAR.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen.
- J.D. or LLB. degree from an accredited law school.
- Member in good standing with the Bar of a state or the District of Columbia
- Background check is required.
- Relocation expenses will be paid.