General Counsel, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), Defense Legal Services Agency, Full Performance Level GS-15
 
The incumbent in this position serves as the General Counsel, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).  The incumbent provides a full range of legal services to the USU President and other USU officials. The USU General Counsel and his or her staff attorneys provide all legal services to be performed within, and involving, USU and its mission to educate and train competent medical personnel qualified to serve the needs of the USU through providing the highest quality education programs in the health sciences. USU is authorized to grant appropriate advanced academic degrees, establish postdoctoral and postgraduate programs and technological institutes, conduct medical readiness training and continuing education for uniformed members of the health professions, and prepare individuals for careers in the health professions in the Uniformed Services.  Incumbent advises on questions of law and administrative policy involved in the operations of the organization and its contacts with students, other Department of Defense (DoD) Components, the Uniformed Services, Congressional members, accreditation bodies, medical societies, other medical schools, contractors, representatives of Federal, state or local governments, health care providers, and the general public.  The legal work involved includes the drafting, interpretation and application of legislation, regulations, contracts, orders, decisions, opinions and other legal instruments and requires a high degree of legal endeavor to obtain a reasonable balance of conflicting interests.
 
We are accepting resumes until October 31, 2022.  To apply, please email resume to osd.pentagon.ogc.mbx.dodogcresumebank@mail.mil.  The subject line should state “Resume File: [APPLICANT’S LAST NAME, FIRST NAME].”  Please also reference this position in the body of your email.


Administrative Assistant, Office of the Deputy General Counsel (Legal Counsel), Department of Defense Office of General Counsel (3-year term, extendable; GS 9-12) (closes 11/2)
The incumbent serves as the Administrative Assistant, trusted agent, administrative advisor, and key member of Office of Legal Counsel supporting the Deputy General Counsel (DGC), and the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). Provides authoritative advice, assistance and support to the DGC; and senior management.
Incumbent typical work assignments may include the following:
  • Develops new or modified administrative and management policies, systems and methods. Participates in ad-hoc teams or performs complex analyses/studies of proposed program plans for effectiveness in meeting goals and objectives.
  • Develops authoritative recommendations and develops, coordinates and prepares inputs to briefings, planning documents, and policy papers by conducting research and analysis of administrative information and data.
  • Exercises control over scheduling of the DGC appointments, meetings, telephone calls, conferences, speaking engagements, and travel as well as work-related social and civic agenda and obligations.
  • Participates in the development and management of plans and strategies for the internal and external integration of day-to-day and long-range administration projects, actions and activities impacting the Office of Legal Counsel.
  • Provides technical advisory services to members of the staff as well as to subordinate directors on the integration and coordination of actions, issues, and programs requiring action by the Legal Counsel staff.
  • Interfaces with the OGC/DLSA staff in providing for the synthesis, integration and coordination, both internally within OGC/DLSA and externally, with principal members of the OSD staff, the military services and defense agencies.
To apply, please go to USAJOBS:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/685562300


*EXTENDED* Associate General Counsel, Office of Litigation Counsel, Department of Defense Office of General Counsel
 
The Department of Defense Office of the General Counsel, Office of Litigation Counsel (LITC), has an immediate need for two attorneys for the position of Associate General Counsel for Litigation.  LITC attorneys provide advice to senior level Department of Defense officials across a wide litigation portfolio.  All LITC attorneys are generalists and are called upon to provide advice, offer litigation oversight, and manage cases across a broad spectrum of subjects including contracts, torts, personnel issues (military and civilian), constitutional questions, international disputes, and FOIA/Privacy Act matters, among others.  We are looking for candidates with a strong legal track record and experience in some or all of these areas.  For one of the two positions, some experience in government personnel and human resources law (civilian and military) would be preferred. 
 
We are accepting resumes until November 7, 2022.  To apply, please email resume to osd.pentagon.ogc.mbx.dodogcresumebank@mail.mil.  The subject line should state “Resume File: [APPLICANT’S LAST NAME, FIRST NAME].”  Please also reference this position in the body of your email.  Questions may be directed to robert.e.easton2.civ@mail.mil.


*UPDATED* Associate Deputy General Counsel, DoD Office of the Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition & Logistics) (posted to USAJOBS, closes November 7)
 
The incumbent of this position, under the general supervision of the Deputy General Counsel (A&L), serves as a staff attorney with continuing responsibility for legal matters relating to support of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Resilience. The incumbent also has responsibility for numerous acquisition law matters within the overall responsibility of the General Counsel, DoD.  In particular, incumbent will provide advice on legal and related policy implications of matters relating to or arising out of participation of the Department of Defense in the Committee On Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). 
 
*As an update, the following position is posted on USAJOBS and will close on 7 November.  The link to the announcement with application instructions is:
 
https://www.usajobs.gov/job/685555200


Associate Deputy General Counsel, Office of the Deputy General Counsel (Environment, Energy, and Installations) (closes TBD)
 
This position is located in the Office of the Deputy General Counsel (Environment, Energy, and Installations (EE&I)) of the Department of Defense (DoD).  Incumbent will advise on legal issues as DoD shifts electricity purchases to carbon pollution-free electricity (CFE) to reduce its contribution to climate change inducing greenhouse gas emissions. CFE includes a range of power sources, including renewable energy like solar, wind and hydropower as well as nuclear energy and fossil fuel power plants that capture and store carbon dioxide emissions.  Operational energy matters include policies and programs to improve energy efficiency and resilience of tactical vehicles.  The incumbent works closely with the Department’s acquisition and fiscal lawyers in these efforts, as well as with energy lawyers at the Military Departments, DoD Components, and other federal and state agencies.
 
To apply, please email resume to osd.pentagon.ogc.mbx.dodogcresumebank@mail.mil.  The subject line should state “Resume File: [APPLICANT’S LAST NAME, FIRST NAME].”  Please also reference this position in the body of your email.