Under the direction of the General Counsel, the Staff Attorney provides legal services to the Saint Leo University community, including, but not limited to the following: factual research analysis; drafting legal and non-legal documents; gathering, organizing, reviewing and preparing materials related to legal services and proceedings; assisting with or conducting interviews and investigations; attending and/or presenting at assigned administrative and legal proceedings; drafting and maintaining policies and procedures; and performing other duties as assigned.
Areas of law regularly addressed include, but are not limited to, the following: federal and state regulations, employment and labor law, Title VII discrimination, Title IX, Clery Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, American with Disabilities Act, Higher Education Act, business organizations, contracts, Florida state law, nonprofit corporations, intellectual property, and other higher education legal topics. Specific scope and duties are as directed by the General Counsel.
The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various type of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success.