Exciting Opportunity At TISS : Join Us As A Legal Officer

Exciting Opportunity at TISS: Join Us as a Legal Officer

I am pleased to share that the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is inviting applications for the position of Legal Officer. TISS, established in 1936 and recognized as a Grade I University with a NAAC score of 3.89/4, is a leader in the field of social sciences education in India.

About TISS:

  • Established: 1936
  • Campuses: Mumbai (main campus), Hyderabad, Guwahati, and Tuljapur
  • Programs: 5 Undergraduate, 54 Masters, 20 Ph.D., and 34 Bachelor of Vocational degree programs
  • Rankings: Ranked 60th under the NIRF University Rank Category for 2022

Position: Legal Officer

  • Type: Contract basis (initially one year, extendable)
  • Location: Mumbai
  • Monthly Remuneration: ₹75,000/- (commensurate with qualifications and experience)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support and represent TISS in civil/criminal litigation
  • Handle RTI matters
  • Advise on legal aspects of staff engagements and project contracts
  • Serve as member secretary for the Committee against Sexual Harassment
  • Vet MoUs and draft standard agreements
  • Perform other legal duties as required

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Essential:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with at least 55% aggregate marks
    • Three years of experience as an advocate or in the legal department of a government or renowned organization
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and strong communication, writing, and teamwork skills
  • Preferred:
    • Master’s Degree in Law or a diploma in specialized fields of law
    • Skills in Hindi and English communication, writing, and rapport building

Application Process:

  • Application Fee: ₹500/- (waived for SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates)
  • Deadline: 26th June 2024
  • Apply Online: TISS Careers Page

This is a fantastic opportunity for legal professionals committed to social justice and education. Join us in shaping a better society through impactful legal work.

For more details, visit www.tiss.edu. 🌟



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