Summary Job Goal:  The Director of Legal Compliance & Associate General Counsel champions legal compliance and ethics at AVCP by identifying and reviewing internal compliance with external regulatory standards and creating space to further develop a strong foundation of internal policies and processes.

Performance Responsibilities: Include the following –

  • Responsible for overseeing AVCP’s policy process, including:
    • Drafting, revising, and reviewing policies and procedures;
    • Training and education for new and existing policies; and
    • Regular review of policies for continued compliance with regulations and best practices.
  • Compiling and maintaining a list of statutes and regulations applicable to AVCP programs and activities.
  • Providing grant regulation education and training to programs as necessary or requested.
  • Advising Programs and Administration of changes to statutes and regulations or case law that have an impact on AVCP operations.
  • Works with the Human Resources Department to identify and resolve current and potential risk/compliance issues, and other employee-related actions.
  • Provides legal advice and counsel on legal compliance and ethics matters.
  • As requested, reviews, drafts, revises, and negotiates contracts, sub awards, and other agreements for AVCP divisions, programs, and departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Juris Doctorate from an accredited U.S. Law School. License to practice law in the State of Alaska or licensed in another U.S. jurisdiction with the ability to become licensed within one year of hire. At least three years of experience in non-profit, transactional, compliance, or Indian law, or a comparable practice area required.


  1. Ability to use independent judgment and manage and impart confidential and proprietary information.
  2. Detailed knowledge of current laws and regulations relevant to non-federal entities, including policies, legislation, guidance, and essential standards that may affect business operations and all other laws relevant to workplace or employment-related issues.
  3. Ability to develop internal policies and procedures, review and refine existing policies and procedures and communicate the same.
  4. Ability to analyze, summarize, and present recommendations.
  5. Demonstrated understanding and efficiency in legal research and analysis.
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  8. Ability to effectively communicate legal principles and case strategy to lay audiences.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills, including working in a team, working and communicating in a multi-cultural environment, working and communicating with remote teams, and receiving and giving constructive criticism.
  10. Ability to work independently.

This position is a Grade 9 and has a Salary Range of:  $83,527 – 133,857

Job Posting Expiration Date: March 31, 2023

We hope to have this position filled by date listed above, if no qualified applicant is hired, we may advertise an additional 30 days.