Associate General Counsel at University of Kentucky

Posted in Professional Services 3 days ago.

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Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting DetailsJob Title

Associate General Counsel

Requisition Number


Working Title

Department Name

11300:Office Of Legal Counsel

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Grade Level


Salary Range


Type of Position


Position Time Status


Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds. Sitting, standing, and/or walking for long periods of time. Performing repetitive motion tasks. Ability to navigate campus for meetings. Effectively communicating with individuals form diverse backgrounds and varied professional levels.


Typically, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Additional work hours may be assigned as necessary

Job Summary

This Associate General Counsel ( AGC ) position in the Office of Legal Counsel's Health Affairs Group provides legal counsel on all matters affecting the University's hospital and clinical operations (UK HealthCare) and the health care related colleges. The AGC's duties include drafting and reviewing contracts; providing advice concerning compliance matters; drafting, reviewing and revising policies and procedures; remaining current on all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning health care operations; and proactively proposing changes to current agreements, documents, and policies and procedures as necessary.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Practicing in health care law with experience in relevant areas such as managed care contracting, supply chain contracting, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, EMTALA , and HIPAA .

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


Preferred Education/Experience

Experience representing academic medical centers preferred.

Deadline to Apply


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a member of the Kentucky Bar Association or eligible within 6 months of start date (to be determined)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • (National Assoc. of College and University Attorneys)
    • (American Health Lawyers Assoc.)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents