Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" - an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.
The Office of University Legal Counsel provides general legal advice and services to senior University administrators, Faculties, Departments, and administrative units.
Legal Counsel, under the direction of the University Legal Counsel, provides legal representation and advice to the University and all its constituent parts, including the Board of Governors, Senate, the President, Vice Presidents, the Faculties, Research Western, Student Experience, Alumni & Development, Procurement, Western Technology Services, Finance and other stakeholders. As a research-intensive University with over 35,000 students, Western’s legal department touches nearly every area of law, including litigation, administrative law, human rights, contracts, intellectual property, estates and trusts, construction, real estate, and privacy. This position will have a focus on administrative law matters.
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The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519-661-2194.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.