6 yrs required
Oakland, KS, United States
Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: Commensurate with experience.
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
The general counsel is responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives. The general counsel provides senior management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel. The general counsel is directly involved in complex business transactions in negotiating contracts and leases. Provides advice and assistance to company general managers on leases, contracts, liability issues/implications and personnel actions. The general counsel serves as the company compliance officer on all matters affecting the company.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for the subordinate general managers.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and associated business software, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel to company locations is a necessary aspect of this position. This position requires up to 25 percent travel.
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.