Massachusetts Institute of Technology Counsel in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

COUNSEL, Office of the General Counsel (OGC), to provide advice, guidance and assistance on a wide range of legal issues at a complex research university. In particular, we are searching for a lawyer with sophisticated practice expertise in the following areas: gifts, trusts and estates, business and gift tax, finance, and nonprofit organizations. Will report to the Vice President and General Counsel.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: ten or more years in law practice; the ability to organize and manage multiple projects and prioritize competing client needs in an often-changing, cutting-edge environment; grounded judgment but highly flexible thinking; polished communication and diplomacy skills; and the ability to perceive and explain to non-lawyers, the practical application of law and policy in complex situations. The OGC values attorneys who value the mission of MIT and are resourceful, versatile, collegial, and collaborative. Job #14695-R


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Job Number: 14695

Functional Area: Legal

Department: Office of the General Counsel

School Area: President & Chairman of the Corporation

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: No