Legal Projects Director – Full Time

Full Time, Staff
AL, Birmingham, Highlands College
Posted 2 weeks ago

Summary of Responsibilities
The Legal Projects Director will oversee and manage the project-based initiatives of the
legal department to include accreditation, state licensing, and policy document
production of Highlands College.

Reporting to: General Counsel

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
● Accreditation: Primary liaison with accreditation agency(s). Primary responsibility for keeping up with filings, submissions, reports, responses to reports, organizing all supporting documents, and responding to inquiries. Gives direction and leadership to coordinate efforts to ensure compliance with accreditation standards.
● State Educational Authorization: Primary liaison with state licensing agency(s). Primary responsibility for keeping up with filings, submissions, reports, responses to reports, organizing all supporting documents, and responding to inquiries. Gives direction and leadership to coordinate efforts to ensure compliance with licensing standards.
● Contracts: Responsible for developing and initiating contract review process, including preparing contracts with comments for General Counsel review,
finalizing amended contracts, tracking renewal and expiration dates, updating as needed, and communicating across the organization about contractual
requirements.
● Publications: Primary responsibility for developing Catalog, Accreditation Reports, etc.
○ Create and independently implement a system of regular review and production of internal and external college publications
○ Lead editorial teams of staff to produce various publications.
○ Ensure effective communication of publications by identifying proper channels and best modes of communication for each publication
○ Ensure the accuracy of all publications
● Effectively use tools such as Microsoft 365, relevant Anthology products, Monday.com, and Outlook to accomplish tasks and coordinate across teams
effectively.
● Special Projects
○ Serve as the departmental liaison with key internal and external partners for special projects.
○ Oversee details and coordination of special projects and other duties as assigned.

General Responsibilities
● Be actively engaged in ministry at Church of the Highlands and Highlands College by leading small groups.
● Affirm and uphold the Statement of Faith and the Core Values and DNA of the College, exemplifying all by word and lifestyle.

Personal Characteristics
● Has advanced problem-solving and communication skills
● Highly-detail oriented
● Able to identify and initiate projects to ensure compliance
● Able to plan and conceptualize and make sound decisions
● Able to understand big-picture strategies and lead in the implementation of tasks and details required for success
● Skilled at motivating and guiding work colleagues and team members who do not report directly to the Director Education & Experience
● Bachelor’s degree and minimum 3 years of closely related professional experience
● Has extensive experience in managing and developing systems and structures
● Has broad creative project management experience and experience with project management tools such as Monday.com
● Experience with legal terminology, documents, and contracts preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities
● Coordinate teams of Highlands College teammates in the accomplishment of assigned projects

Extent of Public Contact
● Medium

Physical Demands
● Moderate exposure to physical risk
● Good physical condition is required

Application Process

To apply, email resume to applicants@highlandscollege.com. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed.

Job Features

Job CategoryFull Time, Staff

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