Legal Affairs

Announcement    Wednesday, March 16, 2022
The Office of Legal Affairs is working to increase the number of trained faculty and staff members to serve as potential Sexual Misconduct Hearing Panelists and Sexual Misconduct Advisors for the Complainant and Respondent. Training is offered via virtual platform by the USG Interim System Director, Brandi Williams, on the following dates:   Advisor Training Sessions - Participants are only required to attend ONE session. Date: March 28, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM   Date: April...
Announcement    Friday, January 7, 2022
Under Georgia law, Georgia College is required to ensure that all employees are notified of the state business transaction disclosure report. Please be sure to read this information carefully. All state employees who transact business with the state of Georgia, apart from their employment relationship with Georgia College, are required by Georgia law to disclose all such transactions. Transactions which occurred in calendar year 2021 must be reported to the secretary of state on or...
Announcement    Monday, October 4, 2021
The Georgia College Office of Legal Affairs has an opening for a Legal Affairs Manager position. To view the job posting, please see the link below. Thank you. https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=36000&JobOpeningId=234366&PostingSeq=1   
Announcement    Wednesday, September 1, 2021
We are pleased to announce that, effective September 1st, 2021, Sally Chapman in the Office of Student Life will be taking on the role of Interim Title IX Coordinator. Serving as a Title IX hearing panelist since 2019, Sally will serve the campus community well in this interim period. In the interest of complying with responsibilities under Title IX, University System of Georgia policies, and Georgia College policies, any report of sexual misconduct to a responsible employee must be...
Announcement    Tuesday, June 8, 2021
The Georgia College Office of Legal Affairs has an opening for an attorney position--Assistant General Counsel & Title IX Coordinator. To view the job posting, please see the link. Thank you. https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcareers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu%2Fpsp%2Fcareers%2FCAREERS%2FHRMS%2Fc%2FHRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL%3FPage%3DHRS_APP_JBPST_FL%26Action%3DU%26FOCUS%3DApplicant%26SiteId%3D36000%26JobOpeningId%3D228312%26PostingSeq%3D1&data=04%7C01%7Cbrett...
Announcement    Monday, January 11, 2021
The Office of Legal Affairs is in transition but will continue to provide counsel to the university community efficiently, expeditiously, reliably, and professionally as you are accustomed to. The guiding principles of accountability, competence, due diligence, integrity, and professionalism are unwavering and will continue to reflect in our interactions. To assist the Office of Legal Affairs during this time of transition, please complete the Request for Legal Services form or email...
Announcement    Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Georgia law requires all state employees to disclose all business transactions occurring during the previous calendar year that the employee has transacted with the State of Georgia. This requirement includes transactions with any agency of the State of Georgia for himself/herself or on behalf of any business, or any business in which the public official or employee or any member of his/her family has a substantial interest. The State Business Transactions Disclosure Reports for transactions...
Announcement    Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Georgia College is excited to announce our continued partnership with online education leader EVERFI to provide critical compliance and prevention training to our faculty and staff members. As part of a GC wide comprehensive prevention program, all faculty and staff are expected to complete the following two courses; Building Supportive Communities: Clery Act & Title IX and Bridges | Taking Action. This is in addition to the Annual Compliance Training sent out through Training and...
Announcement    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
In the interest of complying with our responsibilities under Title IX, and Board of Regents/GC policies, any report of sexual misconduct to a responsible employee must be reported to the Title IX Coordinator as soon as practically possible. This immediate and direct reporting to the Title IX Coordinator ensures complaints are being addressed promptly and adequately, and most importantly, that parties are receiving essential resources. The Sexual Misconduct Policy can be found here...
Announcement    Thursday, September 10, 2020
The Office of Legal Affairs has an open-door policy for employees of the University who need legal advice regarding University business. In an effort to formalize and track the delivery of legal services, Legal Affairs has created the Legal Services Request Form for use by University employees. Simply complete the request form and attach any relevant supporting documents then submit the form. The appropriate representative from the Office of Legal Affairs will be in touch with you...