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University Attorney (14-11)


Serves as the primary attorney for Francis Marion University, directing the legal activities of the University.  Provides legal advice and counsel to the President and University Staff and Faculty regarding contracts and other legal documents; property acquisitions; labor and employment; and student affairs.  Assists University officials with the development of policies and procedures and the drafting of legal documents.  Receives reports from the legislative liaison.  Teaches one course each semester.

Requirements: A juris doctor degree or its equivalent from an accredited law school; experience as a practicing attorney; member of the South Carolina Bar; must have experience working for legislative and executive branch agencies in a legal capacity; and must have extensive knowledge of the laws governing the State of South Carolina.  Serves at the pleasure of the University President.

State Classification: UE06

Materials Needed for Application: 1) Letter of Interest (referencing Position Number 14-11); 2) FMU application; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) three letters of recommendation; and 5) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate).

Application Procedure: Complete the FMU application and FAX (843-661-1202) or mail it and the requested application material referencing Position Number 14-11 to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547.  Call 843-661-1140 if you have questions.


Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

Last Published: November 11, 2013 10:08 AM
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