General Counsel

  • Other Administrative Postion
  • Los Angeles
  • September 24, 2021

Website Los Angeles Community College District

The General Counsel is the executive responsible for providing a vision and strategic plan for the legal services of the District; providing legal advice and support to the Board of Trustees, Personnel Commission, Chancellor, and District leadership (presidents, campus/district administrators, chancellor’s cabinet) on business, legal, and public policy issues; and directing and coordinating the legal services provided by internal and external counsel throughout the District.


MONTHLY SALARY: $18,184.37 – $21,352.83 ($218,212.44 – $256,233.96 annually)

*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position.


A vacancy currently exists at the Educational Services Center, 770 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.

A selection process will be administered for this senior administrative position which may consist of a training experience evaluation and/or technical oral interview. Candidates who have been found qualified through this process will be placed on an unranked eligibility list.


District-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employee and dependents.
$50,000 District-paid life insurance policy.
12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
A minimum of 15 paid holidays per year.
24 days of vacation annually.
Public Employees Retirement System.
Employee Assistance Program.

Education and Licensure

A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited American Bar Association school of law; and
License to practice law in the State of California; and
Membership in good standing with the California Bar Association.

A well-qualified candidate will have:

Five years of paid experience in the practice of law which included:

Responsibility for managing a legal team of attorneys and related support staff
Experience working on matters related to corporate governance and a broad range of business functions
Experience in working directly with governing board members
Experience in educational and/or public sector law
Experience in the legal aspects of facilities management and/or supervising lead construction counsel

Must maintain active bar membership in good standing throughout employment with the Los Angeles Community College District
Travel to locations throughout the District is required.
Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license must be obtained within 10 days of establishing residency in the State of California.
For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.


The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test, and/or oral interview.


Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system  by Friday, September 24, 2021, 4:00 P.M.

Contact Information
Personnel Commission
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM

District Information

The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of 882 square miles serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District Office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications.

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