The Office of the General Counsel at Stanford University has an immediate opening for a qualified governance/compliance officer to assist university counsels representing the University and its related entities (e.g. its foreign subsidiaries and hospital entities) on legal entity management, corporate governance, compliance, and other transactional matters.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Oversee domestic and international legal entity governance, including maintenance, formations and dissolutions
Manage external corporate secretarial service
Work with local counsel in various jurisdictions
Prepare minutes, resolutions, powers of attorney and other legal documentation
Maintain and organize legal, compliance, corporate governance and other records for domestic and international subsidiaries
Assist with various aspects of regulatory compliance and related filings
Assist with oversight and implementation of university policies
Draft, review and negotiate contracts with supervision from attorneys
Work on special projects and system/legal initiatives
Other paralegal duties as needed
At least 3 years of experience working as a corporate paralegal
Bachelors degree (or equivalent)
Experience working in a global organization with numerous international legal entities preferred.
Proficiency in legal entity management.
Ability to prioritize and to work with minimal supervision
The final candidate will need to successfully pass a background check to be considered for this position.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.