Job ID: 187697

Assistant General Counsel

Stevens Institute of Technology

  • Jun. 22, 2022
  • Assistant General Counsel
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
    Hoboken, NJ
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Legal Services

Job Description

Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, New Jersey. Since our founding in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark of Stevens’ education and research. Within the university’s three schools and one college, 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate closely with faculty in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment. Academic and research programs spanning business, computing, engineering, the arts, and other disciplines actively advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront our most pressing global challenges. The university continues to be consistently ranked among the nation’s leaders in career services, post-graduation salaries of alumni, and return on tuition investment.

Stevens is accepting applications for the position of Assistant General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel.

Responsibilities: Opportunity to practice as a generalist for a successful nonprofit research university located in Hoboken NJ.  Practice to include a wide variety of matters including athletics, student affairs, employment, and labor law, negotiation and drafting of a wide range of contracts, litigation, compliance, and data privacy/IT.  Must have strong experience in one or more areas and be eager to develop expertise in other areas.   Excellent opportunity for someone committed to becoming, or developing as, a higher education attorney and interested in being part of a dynamic university community.  Small fast-paced collegial office with a hybrid work environment. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • A law degree from an accredited institution; and currently admitted to practice and in good standing in the State of New Jersey.
  • A minimum of five to seven years of relevant experience in the active practice of law;  significant experience in one or more of the substantive practice areas described above.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent judgment and interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate within a diverse community.


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Additional experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred:  nonprofit law and the laws applicable to 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations; investigations and internal proceedings; policy development; and intellectual property law. 


To be considered you must submit a cover letter and resume. 

References will be requested at a later stage.  

Must be available to work a hybrid schedule, reporting to the office 2-3 days per week.



Office of General Counsel & Secretary


General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.


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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.


Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.



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