Associate General Counsel

KIPP Foundation

Posted: 10/24/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Legal

Primary domain: Education

City: San Francisco

Postal code: 94105

State: California

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$20M +


Mission statement:

Great education transforms lives. KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program, is a non-profit network of 242 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating more than 100,000 early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students.

Position Details:

Job Description:

Position Overview

Under the direction of the General Counsel, the part-time Associate General Counsel will perform various legal assignments. This position will require a commitment of approximately 20 to 30 hours per week.

Position Description/Requirements

  • Provide support on a variety of legal matters, including employment law, board governance, contracts and compliance
  • Assist with internal investigations and document management
  • Coordinate with KIPP Foundation teams on a variety of legal matters, including responding to legal inquiries and reviewing documents for legal form and to mitigate risk
  • Drive the continuous improvement of standard form agreements, legal processes, and document management
  • Assist with drafting policies, presentations, reports, and correspondence


  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Adaptiveness, Flexibility
  • Planning & Executing


  • Juris Doctorate, current state bar membership, and at least four years of experience as a law firm associate or in-house counsel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop productive working relationships with multiple stakeholders across the organization
  • Meticulous attention to detail with an ability to produce high quality work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion and judgment with the handling of highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated passion for and a commitment to the KIPP Foundation mission for high quality public education and the character traits we value: zest, grit, self-control, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor.


KIPP offers competitive salary commensurate with experience. KIPP also offers a comprehensive benefits package, generous vacation and Paid Time Off, 401k retirement plan with both pre- and post-tax options, as well as gym reimbursement, flexible spending account (FSA), and cell phone reimbursement.



Commensurate with Experience

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KIPP Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


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