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Manager, Legal Affairs, Compliance & Risk Management

Schenectady, New York 12308

Manager, Legal Affairs, Compliance & Risk Management


Clarkson University is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. With more than 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, its main campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities are located in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company.  


The Risk Management Department at Clarkson University invites applicants to apply for the position of Manager, Legal Affairs, Compliance & Risk Management. Under the direction of the Director of Legal Affairs, Compliance and Risk Management, this incumbent will review, prepare and/or negotiate simple contracts, contract amendments and supplemental agreements exercising a high degree of discretion and independent judgment. This position acts as the point of contact and liaison for all Legal Affairs and Risk Management inquiries, and the incumbent will independently provide written and verbal internal and external feedback to stakeholders. The incumbent will provide traditional paralegal support to the Director of Legal Affairs, Compliance and Risk Management. The incumbent will also prepare and manage the budget for the Capital Region Campus (“CRC”) and coordinate CRC operations.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies, Paralegal Studies, Business Administration or related field plus two years of relevant experience; or an Associate’s Degree in Legal Studies, Paralegal Studies, Business Administration or related field plus five years of relevant experience. Five years of relevant experience working in a law office or law department undertaking paralegal work, including drafting and negotiating contracts, legal research and report writing, with added responsibility for budgeting and managing department operations.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. To submit your application, go to www.clarkson.edu/hr and click “Career Opportunities” below Careers at Clarkson section. An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.



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Posted: 2021-11-15 Expires: 2021-12-15

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