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The following position closes on October 29, 2020

Assistant Attorney General – Education

The Office of the Attorney General, Education Division, is seeking an attorney to perform legal services for Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. This attorney will work with Assistant Attorneys General who provide representation to Utah’s public institutions of higher education, as well as Utah Valley University’s Office of General Counsel.

Legal work for institutions of higher education is extremely diverse in subject matter and often time sensitive. However, this position will primarily address a wide range of employment matters and therefore employment law experience is preferred and experience handling employment matters for a higher education institution is a plus. The successful candidate should have excellent written and oral advocacy skills, first-rate legal acumen, the ability to communicate information and ideas accurately, clearly and concisely, and excellent interpersonal skills.

A minimum of three years legal experience is required with significant knowledge and experience in labor law/employment litigation and general employment law advice and counseling. Membership in the Utah State Bar and qualification for admission to the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah are required. The position is a career service position upon successful completion of a one-year probationary period and the salary is commensurate with experience.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/utah, recruitment number 24859. The deadline for applying is Thursday, October 29, at 11:59 p.m MST. No phone calls, please. The Attorney General’s Office is an equal opportunity employer. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The Utah Attorney General’s Office is committed to fair and equal hiring practices. You can view our office’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Utilization Report here.

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