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Assistant General Counsel or Senior Assistant General Counsel

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ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL. PG008. $74,480 TO $111,720 OR SENIOR ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL PG009. $85,680 TO $128,520. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE HIRING RANGE AND POSITION TITLE WILL BE DETERMINED BASED ON EXPERIENCE. THE NORTH CAROLINA LEAGUE OF MUNICIPALITIES (NCLM) IS INITIATING THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR AN ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL OR SENIOR ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL POSITION. THE MISSION OF THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT IS TWO-FOLD:  TO PROVIDE LEGAL GUIDANCE AND SERVICES TO THE LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP, AND TO SUPPORT INTERNAL FUNCTIONS BY PROVIDING IN-HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE LEAGUE AND ITS RELATED ORGANIZATIONS.  THIS POSITION ACCOMPLISHES THE MISSION BY PERFORMING LEGAL RESEARCH, RESPONDING TO MEMBER LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INQUIRIES, PREPARING AND PRESENTING EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING MATERIAL FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS, ASSISTING IN THE INTERPRETATION AND DRAFTING OF PROPOSED LEGISLATION, DRAFTING AMICUS BRIEFS ON SUBJECTS OF MAJOR INTEREST TO THE MEMBERSHIP, REVIEWING CONTRACTS, PREPARING AND PRESENTING INFORMATION AND ADVICE ON LEGAL AND PROCEDURAL MATTERS TO LEAGUE AND RELATED ORGANIZATIONS' BOARDS AND COMMITTEES, PROVIDING LEGAL AND STRATEGIC ADVICE TO LEAGUE DEPARTMENTS, AND SUPPORTING LEAGUE EVENTS. WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN EAGER, SELF-MOTIVATED CANDIDATE WHO DESIRES TO WORK FOR A PROGRESSIVE MISSION DRIVEN ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO SUPPORTING NORTH CAROLINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT. IF YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS AND ARE INTERESTED IN BEING CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE APPLY BY CLICKING HERE. POSITION DETAILS INCLUDE:PROVIDES GUIDANCE, INFORMATION, AND ASSISTANCE TO MEMBER MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS ON A BROAD RANGE OF MUNICIPAL LEGAL ISSUES BY RESPONDING TO ORAL AND WRITTEN INQUIRIES; RESEARCHING CASE LAW AND INTERPRETING STATUTES; ANALYZING ORDINANCES; DRAFTING AND RECOMMENDING DOCUMENT REVISIONS; DRAFTING MODEL ORDINANCES; REVISING CHARTERS; DRAFTING LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE AND MEMORANDA; IDENTIFYING AND PROVIDING RESOURCE MATERIAL; DRAFTING PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS THE LEGISLATIVE DIGEST, MUNICIPAL LAW NOTES, SOUTHERN CITY COLUMNS, HANDBOOKS AND REFERENCE GUIDES; AND RECOMMENDING BEST PRACTICES. ENGAGES IN APPELLATE ADVOCACY BY RESEARCHING AND DRAFTING AMICUS MOTIONS AND BRIEFS ON SIGNIFICANT ISSUES BEFORE THE STATE APPELLATE COURTS. PROVIDES TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO HELP POSITION MUNICIPAL CASES FOR SUCCESS ON APPEAL, INCLUDING STRATEGIC AND PROCEDURAL ADVICE, RESEARCH, DRAFTING AND REVIEW, AND MOOT COURT SESSIONS. ASSISTS LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY EFFORTS BY ANALYZING PROPOSED LEGISLATION AND STATE AGENCY RULES; DRAFTING LEGISLATION, AMENDMENTS, BILL SUMMARIES, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS; ASSISTING WITH FORMULATION OF STRATEGIES; PROVIDING LEGAL RESEARCH; AND RESPONDING TO INQUIRIES REGARDING LEGAL IMPLICATIONS AND POTENTIAL IMPACTS. ASSISTS GENERAL COUNSEL IN PROVIDING LEGAL COUNSEL ON A VARIETY OF ISSUES TO INTERNAL STAFF AND DEPARTMENTS AND TO LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND RISK MANAGEMENT BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND THEIR COMMITTEES. MAY INCLUDE CONTRACT REVIEW; ETHICS AND LOBBYING LAWS COMPLIANCE; TAXATION ISSUES; INSURANCE POOL ISSUES; ENDORSED VENDORS PROGRAM; REVISIONS TO CONSTITUTION, BYLAWS AND OTHER GOVERNING DOCUMENTS; EMPLOYMENT ISSUES AND POLICIES; LIABILITY; AND OTHERS. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A LAW DEGREE AND ADMISSION TO THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR. THE ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL POSITION REQUIRES ONE TO THREE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND THE SENIOR ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL POSITION REQUIRES FIVE TO SEVEN YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING; EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION, PRESENTATION, RESEARCH, AND WRITING SKILLS; THE ABILITY TO TAILOR MESSAGE TO AUDIENCE AND INTERACT WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS; AND ABILITY TO WORK IN A TEAM ENVIRONMENT WITH A COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMER SERVICE. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH A NORTH CAROLINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR STATE AGENCY IN A RELEVANT SUBJECT AREA IS PREFERRED. OTHER EXPERIENCE WITH THE LAWS, REGULATIONS, PRINCIPLES, AND PRACTICES OF NORTH CAROLINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT WILL BE CONSIDERED.SKILLS/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE REQUIRED: VALID CLASS C DRIVER'S LICENSE.THIS POSITION REPORTS TO THE GENERAL COUNSEL AND IS LOCATED IN RALEIGH,.DEADLINE:APRIL 26, 2019 OR UNTIL FILLED. THE NC LEAGUE OF MUNICIPALITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY AND PROTECTED VETERAN'S STATUS OR ANY OTHER CHARACTERISTIC PROTECTED BY LAW.

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Employer: North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM)
Expires: 5/22/2019
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