Attorney - Huntsville, AL

The University of Alabama System is receiving applications for the position of University Counsel. This is an on-site position based in Huntsville on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). Reporting to the Chief University Counsel, the University Counsel provides legal advice and services to the administration, faculty, and staff at UAH, and prepares, reviews and recommends institutional policies, procedures, guidelines and other documents as needed.

Salary is commensurate with skill level and years of experience of applicant. For a licensed attorney with 0-10 years of experience, the anticipated salary range is $86,000 to $142,000.

In addition to competitive pay and an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, the University of Alabama System offers a valuable and comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; generous vacation, personal, sick and holiday leave; access to matching contributions in a 403(b) supplemental retirement plan; a tuition assistance program for employees, their spouse and eligible dependents; and life insurance. For more information on the benefits package, please visit the System’s Benefits webpage.

All eligible employees are required by state law to participate in the Teachers’ Retirement System. This defined benefit program provides eligible, retired employees with a specific benefit payable monthly for the lifetime of the member. The value of this monthly retirement payment generally increases with each year of service. Upon service retirement, employees are also eligible to join the state’s Public Education Employee Health Insurance Plan (PEEHIP).

Application Instructions
Applications (to include a letter of interest, resume, unofficial law school transcript, and three professional references) must all be submitted online. To apply, please visit: