Associate Director, Legal Services

Maribyrnong, Australia
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

This is a full time, fixed term contract until 31 December 2020. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

  • Exciting opportunity for an experienced, independent and versatile lawyer at the University of Opportunity
  • Lead a busy in-house legal team
  • Located at our Footscray Park campus just 10 minutes from the CBD

About the Role

As the University’s senior legal officer, the Associate Director Legal Services will play a pivotal role in articulating and leading a client focused culture, providing a comprehensive legal service and strategic advice on the range of issues affecting the University and its staff. Reporting to the Vice-President Planning, Registrar and University Secretary, the Associate Director will be responsible for promoting, strengthening, enhancing and advancing the University while minimising risk and protecting its interests.

About the Person

You will have extensive experience as a senior corporate lawyer in a complex organisational setting and a reputation for delivering effective and fit for purpose outcomes. Known for your strong leadership skills and positive attitude, you will inspire and support your team to achieve goodresults in a dynamic andservice-oriented environment. Your superior interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills will serve you well in this role as you build the relationships and networks necessary to effectively influence and manage a range of senior leaders, colleagues and stakeholders.


  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • On-site gym, parking and more!

How to apply:

For a Position Description and to submit an application please visit our website

Applications must be submitted as a single document comprising;

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your responses to the selection criteria listed in the Position Description

Please note: Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

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