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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
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ProfileAssistant General Counsel
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Position requires a professional law degree received from a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA). must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of a state, a territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Qualifications: 7+ years’ experience working in-house for a non-profit or quasi-governmental or governmental organization as an attorney, or working in a law firm with a significant part of your practice representing the legal interests of non-profit organizations. Also, demonstrated knowledge and practice experience in three or more of the following substantive areas of the law: non-profit organizations and their governance; federal appropriations; government and/or museum ethics; fundraising, gifts, sponsorship, and gift acknowledgement; personal property; procurement and contracts; museum, library and archival collections acquisitions, management, and loans; litigation; intellectual property/copyright; employment and benefits; not-for-profit tax; information technology and privacy; government administrative; and international law. Preferred Experience: 5+ years working as an attorney for a museum, library, archive, university, or for a federal, state or local cultural institution. Must be able to: Collaborate with a wide range of staff on multiple active matters to help prevent or resolve legal issues, identifying creative solutions when needed, in support of the mission of the Museum; Understand and process complex information, reducing it to a clear and concise written format for inclusion in legal documents; Communicate legal analysis and theories, orally and in writing, in a clear manner understandable by both attorney and non-attorney audiences; Prioritize efficiently various legal matters so as to optimally serve the interest of the Museum; Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, career appropriate legal research skills, and word processing skill using Microsoft Word; Demonstrate meticulous and thorough analytical, organizational, and time management skills; and, Produce, file, and manage his or her own workload with minimal administrative support.
Ref. ASSIS01054. Send resume, cover letter, bar certificate of good standing, and most recent performance appraisal (if available) to this online application. Salary history will be required during the interview process.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024