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The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative

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We are looking for industry experts who want to give back to their community in an executive capacity by volunteering to be among the first board members of The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative. You should be motivated and willing to commit for at least three years to this new non-profit so as to lay the groundwork for something special.

The Legal Counsel supports the General Counsel, Board Secretary and Board of Directors and is responsible for all legal matters.

Essential Functions of the Volunteer Position

  • Draft and/or review a broad range of transactional documents (including but not limited to memoranda of understanding, letters of intent, grant proposals, release forms, insurance, rental agreements, other commercial agreements, volunteer agreements, RFPs).
  • Implement policies relating to education and enforcement of compliance with state/federal regulations leveraging industry standards.
  • Ensure that all internal and external facing communications are robust from a legal perspective.
  • Collaborate with organizational clients, stakeholders and business partners to establish a consistent process.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, statutes and regulations, and identify areas of compliance, as well as potential vulnerability and risk; partner with the appropriate business unit(s) and/or operations in order to develop and implement appropriate action plans.
  • Construction and analysis of reports.
  • Work with outside pro bono counsel.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate
  • 2+ years of experience in a general legal support role in contract administration, or other related background within contract management.
  • Excellent communication (oral/written) skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with various stakeholders across the organization.
  • Highly organized and self-motivated.
  • Ability to effectively multitask.
  • Strong proficiency in Office 365 required



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About The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative

Location:

2 North Central Avenue, Suite 1800, Phoenix, AZ 85004, US

Mission Statement

Our organization seeks to research, develop, and implement engineering practices, designs, products, and methods that promote social and environmental justice and overall sustainability. Further, we strive to educate, advocate, plan and engineer the future development of our cities, towns, neighborhoods, farms - our planet.

Description

The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative is a conscious engineering, social justice, and environmental justice organization that seeks to implement sustainable engineering practices, designs, and developments that adhere to social and environmental justice.

Board Development
Environment
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment Law
  • Tax Law
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Secretarial

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 to 10+ hours per week.
  • J.D.

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