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Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) has been exclusively retained by The Johns Hopkins University (“JHU” or “University”) to conduct a search for a Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Associate General Counsel (“CCO”). JHU is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the University directly.
Overview: The JHU Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Associate General Counsel (“CCO”) oversees and manages the University’s compliance function and compliance risk management and is an integral part of the University’s Institutional Risk Management (IRM) program. The CCO works in a consultative and collaborative manner with other established compliance functions throughout the University and provides leadership in managing complex compliance obligations associated with a top-tier academic and research institution, including the University’s School of Medicine.
Company: The Johns Hopkins University is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university. Johns Hopkins University opened in 1876 with the inauguration of its first president, Daniel Coit Gilman. He guided the opening of the University and other institutions, including the University press, the hospital, and the schools of nursing and medicine. Johns Hopkins enrolls more than 24,000 full- and part-time students throughout nine academic divisions on its four campuses in Baltimore; one in Washington, D.C.; one in Montgomery County, MD; and facilities throughout the Baltimore-Washington region as well as in China and Italy.
Experience: The successful candidate will have significant experience leading or helping lead the legal or compliance function within large complex organizations, and at least ten years of legal/compliance experience. Experience at a large research university is preferred, although not required. The position requires an accomplished attorney with a distinguished legal and compliance professional record, regardless of industry background.
Location: Baltimore, MD.
Compensation: Competitive base salary and terrific benefits.
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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