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Assistant General Counsel And Chief Negotiator

Company name
Clark County School District (CCSD)

Experience
8 yrs required

Location
Las Vegas, NV, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time,Contract

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Aug 28, 2020

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Assistant General Counsel And Chief Negotiator

The candidate will provide legal counsel, representation, and research for the Clark County School District Board of Trustees, the Superintendent of Schools, and staff regarding District matters, as directed by and subject to the supervision of the General Counsel or designee. Will also serve as Chief Negotiator with respect to negotiations with the employee associations on behalf of the Board of Trustees, the Superintendent, and the Clark District. Conduct research, review, and negotiate contracts, conduct litigation and administrative law hearings, advise various departments and others on behalf of the District as assigned by the General Counsel, in order to represent interests of the District effectively, as such interests are interpreted by the General Counsel. Prepares and renders legal opinions concerning District powers, functions, jurisdiction, and procedures, and provides other legal, quasi-legal, and research services to the Board of Trustees (or any member thereof), the Superintendent, and staff. Provides legal assistance in the drafting of legal documents, rules and regulations, resolutions, applications of diverse kinds, and all other legal or quasi-legal type papers upon request, and approves such writings as to legality and form. Provides legal assistance in the drafting of state legislation proposed by the District for presentation to the Nevada State Legislature or the United States Congress. Under the general direction of the General Counsel, assumes responsibility for major litigation involving the District. Participates in, in-service education programs for the benefit of administrative and teaching personnel, including seminars and conferences with administrators and others, as requested by the General Counsel. Establishes, maintains, and supports standards of personal conduct and discipline in accordance with the current discipline policy approved by the Board of Trustees. In the absence of the General Counsel, at the request of the General Counsel or Superintendent, attends and provides legal advice at all meetings of the Board of Trustees, ad hoc committees established by the Board of Trustees, citizen committees, and such other meetings as the General Counsel might direct. Performs other duties related to the position, as assigned. Must have ability to prepare and render expert legal opinions and represent the District, as necessary, in legal matters. Should have ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Must have graduation from an accredited school of law. Must be Licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Nevada. Should have 8 years’ experience (12 preferred) in the practice of law, including substantial employment, labor law, construction, real estate and litigation experience with appearance in the courtroom or administrative hearings. Experience in the areas of government/public law, personnel, labor, civil rights litigation, or school law is desirable. Experience in the public sector, labor negotiations a plus.

Note: This is a fixed term contract position for 12 months.

Additional Information

ref: 200005S2. Send Cover letter that highlights and provides examples of how work experience relates to the essential duties and position expectations, a current resume, three (3) letters of recommendation of which one (1) must be from the applicant’s current supervisor, and transcripts.

Company info

Clark County School District (CCSD)
2832 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas
Nevada
United States 89121
Website : http://www.ccsd.net

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