Director of Legal and Compliance Affairs

Position Overview

The Director of Legal and Compliance Affairs will be responsible for all legal matters related to the joint venture Duke Kunshan University and for providing legal advice on a day-to-day basis to various offices within the University on a range of issues. The Director of Legal and Compliance Affairs will be involved in matters such as contracts, legal compliance within the PRC higher education framework, safety, and intellectual property matters. The Director will design and oversee the University’s contract review process. The incumbent will serve as the University’s point of contact with specialty law firms needed for handling more complex legal issues and with legal counsels of the University’s sponsoring institutions. And, the Director will have regular interactions with counterparts at Duke University and Wuhan University as relevant. 

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