The Canadian Association of University Teachers, a progressive labour organization representing more than 72,000 academic and general staff at 123 colleges and universities across Canada, is seeking to fill the position of in-house General Counsel.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the General Counsel is responsible for providing the Association and its member associations with expert legal advice; preparing legal opinions; representing the Association and its members before tribunals, arbitrators, and courts; writing and editing articles, papers, speeches, and memoranda; developing and delivering training programs; making public presentations; undertaking legal research and analysis; and, drafting policy.
Qualifications and Experience
Interested candidates should submit their application by email no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, August 31st, 2020. Applications should be addressed to the Executive Director and are to include a cover letter and resume. References will be required following the first interview.
This position may require occasional travel within Canada.
CAUT is committed to the principles of employment equity and seeks to diversify its workforce. Indigenous people, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQ2S, racialized people, and/or women are actively encouraged to apply.
All applications will be treated confidentially. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Reference ID: General Counsel July 2020
Application deadline: 2020-08-31
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent