The Uniform Law Commission ("ULC") is soliciting applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director, who reports directly to the ULC’s President and the Executive Committee, is the chief operating officer of the ULC with management responsibility for its effective functioning, staff operations, and fulfillment of its mission and policies. The Executive Director will be based in Chicago.
The ULC, now 126 years old, promotes uniformity of law among the several states on subjects as to which uniformity is desirable and practicable. The ULC improves the law by providing states with non-partisan, carefully considered, and well-drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of the law. The ULC’s work supports the federal system, seeks to maintain an appropriate balance between federal and state law, and facilitates the movement of individuals and the business of organizations with rules that are consistent from state to state. The ULC is composed of more than 300 active, pro bono Commissioners on Uniform State Laws from each State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as Associate Members of the ULC and Life Members of the ULC.
The Executive Director must be an attorney licensed to practice in a state of the United States and have exceptional academic credentials and interpersonal communication and interaction skills. The ideal candidate will have noteworthy experience in the teaching or practice of law or will have significant legislative experience; will have successfully managed a staff of ten or more people and a sizeable budget; and will have worked in or with an organization whose membership is composed of dedicated professionals who are not paid for their work. The complete job description for this position can be reviewed in the attached.
Indications of interest, inquiries, applications and nominations should be directed to:
ULC Executive Director Search
15301 Ventura Blvd., Building E
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
The Uniform Law Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Uniform Law Commission 111 N. Wabash Avenue, Suite 1010 Chicago, Illinois 60602
Uniform Law Commission The Uniform Law Commission (ULC, also known as the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws), established in 1892, provides states with non-partisan, well-conceived and well-drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of state statutory law.