Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
Strada Education Network
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Strada Education Network has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary to be located in either Strada's headquarters in Indianapolis, IN or its Washington, D.C. office. Strada Education Network is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Strada Education Network directly.
Overview: The Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary is the primary legal advisor and legal strategist to the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Team and the Board of Trustees. This position is responsible for overseeing the legal and corporate governance functions for Strada Education Network and its subsidiaries. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Counsel operates equally as a day-to-day transactional counsel with internal clients as well as a strategic counsel, interacting with senior management colleagues on a broad spectrum of internal functions, including finance, human resources, communications, operations, and mission advancement. The General Counsel will provide counsel and advice regarding Strada’s merger and acquisition transactions, corporate governance, tax exempt structures, employment matters (including DE&I), administrative policies, operations, intellectual property matters, dispute resolution support and strategy, and regulatory compliance issues. This position also manages the Corporate Secretary functions, including the maintenance of corporate records relating to Board and executive matters.
Company: Strada Education Network is a national nonprofit social impact organization dedicated to improving lives by creating more clear connections between post-secondary education and employment. Strada is particularly interested in ensuring that students achieve tangible outcomes through post-secondary education and training of all types – employment and socioeconomic gains. To achieve its aims, Strada works with partners in education and training, nonprofit organizations, industry, and policy. It uses strategic philanthropy, investments, research, advocacy and engagement, and collaborating organizations, all focused on advancing economic mobility beyond completing a postsecondary education credential, to enact its mission.
Strada aspires to become the leading nonprofit organization working to improve education to employment connections and driving better data and performance on achieving outcomes through and beyond completion of post-secondary education and/or training.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus, and long-term incentives, commensurate with experience.
Location: Indianapolis, IN or Washington, DC. No remote work.
Travel: If located in the DC office, some travel will be required to the Indianapolis HQ and vice versa
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
Experience: 15 plus years’ general corporate legal experience, including significant experience in transactional matters.
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