Assistant General Counsel

$143,521 - $186,569 yearly
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Nov 17, 2020
Full time Legal

Job Description

Salary Range: $143,521 - $186,569

Portland Public Schools (PPS) is seeking talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences to lead change and inspire our services to and support of PPS students. We are seeking an Assistant General Counsel who models the core PPS Educator Essentials and who is fueled by a passion for working with the Human Resources Department and across the District on legal issues related to the District’s diverse workforce.    

To achieve our vision, we want someone who has a commitment to working in a large urban school district and who has a demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to business problems in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must possess a law degree and eight or more years of practicing employment and labor law, as well as have extraordinary initiative and be a creative problem solver with excellent judgment and analytical skills. The District is focused on and committed to eliminating systemic racism and its impact on student learning. We seek candidates with a demonstrable commitment to racial equity and social justice.  

How To Apply: Visit and use job number # 21722 to review the full qualifications.

First screening will occur on December 11, 2020 at 4:00pm.

Cover Letter Request: In your cover letter, please describe your experience(s) in serving large organizations with a diverse workforce on labor and employment legal matters.  Please include a brief description of the types and size of teams you have led or supported and why Portland Public Schools is the place for you and your contributions.   

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