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Chief Campus Counsel

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks an experienced and dynamic Chief Campus Counsel. Reporting to the Chancellor and UC General Counsel, the Chief Campus Counsel provides legal assistance and services to the Riverside campus and serves as a senior advisor on institutional policy and decision-making that requires a legal perspective. The Chief Campus Counsel works with representatives of the campus on developing or modifying practices and procedures to conform with legal requirements and reduce risk, acts as a liaison with outside legal firms and monitors litigation of importance to the campus, and keeps informed on legislation and case law developments affecting University operations.

All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, a CV or resume, a cover letter and a statement of contributions to diversity. In a “Statement of Contributions to Diversity,” we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR.

Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Tanya Adams (tanya.adams@ucr.edu).

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Finalist & Open Forum information


Search Advisory Committee

Rodolfo Torres, Vice Chancellor, Research & Economic Development (Chair)
Helia Aval, Undergraduate Student & Student Conduct Committee Chair
John Cioffi, Associate Professor, Political Science (Academic Senate Representative)
Elizabeth Davis, Associate Professor, Psychology (Affirmative Action & Compliance Liaison)
Deborah Deas, Vice Chancellor & Dean for the School of Medicine
Andrea Eaton, Chief Campus Counsel, UC Irvine
Kristen Irving, Paralegal
Dan Jeske, Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
Agam Patel, Associate Director, Palm Desert Center (Staff Assembly Representative)
Anh Pham, Graduate Student
Hoyt Sze, Managing Counsel of Health, Privacy and Data Protection, UCOP
Yinsheng Wang, Professor of Chemistry (Academic Senate Representative)
George Williams, Director of Employee & Labor Relations
Darnele Wright, Deputy General Counsel for Business, Transactions & Innovation, UCOP


Contact Information

For questions regarding this search, please contact:

Tanya Adams
Director of Human Resources & Executive Searches
Office of the Chancellor – Administrative Services & Strategic Executive Team
951-827-2112 (office)
tanya.adams@ucr.edu