Attorney/Assistant or Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
Location: knoxville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 247181
Description: This position is part of the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), which represents The University of Tennessee, a statewide system of public higher education. This position will report to the University's General Counsel and will be primarily involved in proactively advising administrators in the Athletics Department at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK). In collaboration with other colleagues in the OGC, this position will work closely with the UTK Athletics Department on a variety of athletics-related matters, including drafting and negotiating business, game, and coach employment contracts; advising on personnel/employment matters and student-athlete issues; advising on NCAA compliance issues; advising on internal investigations and risk assessments; responding to public record requests; and performing other duties as requested by the Athletics Department and assigned by the General Counsel.
The position is locatd in Knoxville, Tennessee, and will primarily be housed in the UTK Athletics administration offices.