Job ID: 19885
Location: Central Campus
Department: Office of Legal Services
Salary Range: $105612.00 – $158418.00 (annual)
Contract Duration: 12.2 Months
Hours per Week: 35
The Office of Legal Services has general oversight responsibility for all legal matters at McMaster University and is the primary point of access for all internal and external legal counsel assignments. Its complement of legal professionals provides institutional legal support while ensuring both internal and external legal resources are utilized efficiently and effectively.
McMaster University is seeking to employ a legal counsel to join its Office of Legal Services. The Legal Counsel will provide effective legal representation and counsel with respect to the following: corporate governance, real estate, contracts, procurement, research commercialization, financial and grant agreements, regulatory compliance, administrative law, policy development, copyright and privacy, as such matters may arise. The Legal Counsel will work collaboratively with other internal legal counsel in the Office of Legal Services to manage the legal portfolio at McMaster and will consult with McMaster's external legal representatives where appropriate.
McMaster's core leadership capabilities are designed to nurture employee engagement through best people practices. All leaders will demonstrate these Leadership Capabilities by: Taking a Strategic Approach; Communicating and Collaborating; Developing People; Investing in Relationships; Championing Change and Innovation; and Driving Results.
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the "Dish with One Spoon" wampum agreement.
In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.