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Associate Legal Officer - Dept. of Legal Affairs - 65553

Location: Galveston, TX
Post Date: 5/1/2019
Min Qualifications

Jurisprudence degree from an accredited law school and admission to the State Bar of Texas.


Under supervision  provides professional legal guidance, service, and assistance to UTMB departments and administration.

Salary Range

Salary is commensurate with experience.

This position is a Band Code AP13.

Specific Job Related Duties
  • Under supervision, provides accurate, knowledgeable and timely legal advice based on research and analysis of issues involved in the situation.
  • Under supervision, prioritizes work effectively and completes work within designated time frames and provides bi-weekly status reports of current projects and activities.
  • Under supervision, provides legal guidance and review on a variety of general business, healthcare, research and educational transactions.
  • Under supervision, provides advice and counsel on a variety of operational issues related to research, procurement, healthcare, education, and institutional support.
  • Assures that Legal Affairs leadership is made aware and kept informed of developments in projects and activities as necessary.
  • Establishes and maintains positive and effective working relationships within the department, the institution, and the University of Texas System and the local community.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Preferred Education

Prior experience with a Texas State Agency and experience with Health Law issues preferred.

Preferred Skill/Competency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, staff, and all levels of employees at the institution.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical skills.

Closing Statement

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Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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