Associate Legal Counsel, Legal and Compliance

Red River College Polytechnic

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Published
May 12, 2023
Location
Winnipeg, Canada
Job Type
Category
Annual Salary
$66,952 - $87,057 per annum
Closing Date
2023/05/29

Description

Associate Legal Counsel

Legal and Compliance

Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

Full-Time Position Available

This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

Red River College is a leader in applied learning and innovation. Our talented team of employees is passionate about education, innovation and student success.  We offer competitive salaries, extensive benefits, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth in a rewarding career.

Duties: The successful candidate will join the Legal and Compliance department in a junior level role. Reporting to the General Counsel, you will provide legal services in a multi-disciplinary, team focused, work environment. This role is critical to enhancing the organization's ability to provide efficient, effective and timely legal advice across the organization. The incumbent will provide legal advice and drafting support on a broad range of issues with a strong focus on policy development, risk management and insurance, and legislative compliance.   The incumbent will provide support to General Counsel and RRC Polytech's leaders to develop legal strategies and solutions and assist in providing legal advice as it relates to policy drafting and review and prepare written or verbal opinions as required and perform legal research in a broad range of areas relevant to Post Secondary educational institutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (J.D.)

- Member in good standing with the Law Society of Manitoba

-  Several years experience as a practicing lawyer in corporate or commercial law.  Litigation experience may be considered

- Knowledge of risk management issues

- Ability to draft policies, legal opinions, contracts and related documents

- Ability to understand, interpret and apply key legislation governing RRC Polytech including The Advanced Education Administration Act, The Red River College Polytechnic Act, The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Personal Health Information Act, among others

- Strong analytical and organizational skills

- Ability to write and think concisely and analytically

- Ability and aptitude for recognizing, investigating, analyzing problems, and for developing innovative solutions to complex situations

- Ability to handle a high volume of work in a competing priority environment

- Ability to work with sensitive information in a confidential manner

- Exceptional verbal communication skills

- Experience building a respectful workplace culture that promotes diversity, learning and continuous improvement

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience delivering training seminars

- Experience providing legal advice in the Education sector or in a public sector organization of similar size and complexity

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

- Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada

- This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends

- This position may be required to work overtime

- Incumbent must provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Records Check, including a Vulnerable Persons Sector Check

- May be required to work at various RRC campuses

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email

Apply to Red River College by email: humanresources@rrc.ca

This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

We seek diversity in our workplace.  Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Competition #: 2023-063

Closing Date: 45075

Salary: $66,952 - $87,057 per annum

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Red River College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If an applicant requires accommodation during the application or selection process, Human Resource Services will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.

For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.rrc.ca/hr

2055 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3H0J9

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email

Apply to Red River College by email: humanresources@rrc.ca

This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

We seek diversity in our workplace.  Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Competition #: 2023-063

Closing Date: 45075

Salary: $66,952 - $87,057 per annum

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