Associate General Counsel
Company: Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Posted on: May 22, 2023
About the Foundation
The Kresge Foundation is one of the top 20 private philanthropic foundations in the United States and the only one focused exclusively on expanding opportunities for people with low income in American cities. With a $4.2 billion endowment and a staff of over 100 employees, the foundation deploys grants and social investments across arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development. The foundation's state-of-the-art headquarters maintains an array of energy-efficient, water-conserving and health-promoting systems. The foundation also operates an office in Detroit's Midtown district.
About the position
Reporting to the General counsel, the Associate General Counsel supports the work of the Office of the General Counsel and will assist in advising on grantmaking, governance issues, tax, and investment and impact investing matters. This role is responsible for providing legal representation to the Foundation and for supporting staff by providing counsel on a variety of legal issues. The position includes ongoing work as well as short and long term projects such as policy review and development, Board presentations and materials, and research and analysis of tax and grantmaking issues.
This position is full-time. The starting salary for this position begins at $212,000.00 per year. Individual offers will be based on the candidate's years of experience and our practice of upholding salary equity within the foundation.
The application deadline for this position is Midnight EST on June 8, 2023.
The Kresge Foundation COVID -19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be "up to date" on the COVID-19 vaccination. The Foundation defines "up to date" as having received two primary doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna vaccine or one primary dose of the J&J vaccine and any booster dose(s) when eligible. Proof of vaccination must be provided prior to the first day of employment. If you believe you need a disability or religious accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding the vaccination policy, you are responsible for requesting an accommodation prior to your first day of employment by notifying Human Resources. Employment will be contingent upon the outcome of the accommodation review process.
This position is located in Troy, Michigan and currently has a hybrid schedule. Tuesday and Wednesday will be the standard in-office days, however, there may be times when you will have to adjust the days based on work needs.
Some of the benefits include:
Kresge is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ applicants. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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