Compliance Analyst

USA, Colorado, Denver
May 05, 2017
University of
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Enterprise Risk Management manages risks of the University through assessments of strategic, operations, and compliance risks. The Department is also responsible for the University's records management, insurance and claims, and international travel health and safety programs.

Position Summary

Performs a variety of duties related to the management of risk exposures to the University. Creates and implements training related to the proper creation, maintenance, and destruction of records. Manages the University's compliance program by researching laws that impact the University, assigning primary owners, conducting risk assessments, and reporting the results to Senior Leadership.

Essential Functions

  • Manage DU's compliance with local, state, and federal laws.
  • Create and maintain a compliance framework involving unit compliance liaisons that allows the ERM department to actively oversee unit management of risks.
  • Maintain and manage the University-wide compliance matrix, which includes information that the analyst has gathered from compliance risk assessments and other interactions with unit compliance liaisons. These assessments include gathering, analyzing, and evaluating information about each risk owners actions to help comply with applicable legal requirements and identifying controls to mitigate against any violations.
  • Research laws and regulations; analyze the impact of existing and new laws and regulations on the University.
  • In order to effectively manage the University's compliance risks, the Compliance Analyst is required to keep current with changes that may affect laws that the University is required to follow.
  • Report results to Senior Leadership or the Board of Directors.
  • Report progress in semiannual meetings with the Vice Chancellor of Business and Financial Affairs and annual meetings with the Boards Audit Committee.
  • Manage and oversee records management practices at the University. This includes creating and implementing policy and procedures, maintaining the records retention schedule software application, training, researching legal record retention requirements, providing individual records management consultations and assistance, and working with unit records management liaisons to perform records management assessments and create record inventories.
  • Update and manage the ERM webpage.
  • Perform analysis on ERM- related data.
  • Review employee motor vehicle records to confirm eligibility to drive on behalf of the University.
  • Perform a variety of other duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Familiarity with compliance processes and/or project management.
  • Ability to provide visualization or reports based on research findings in a digestible manner.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience in research and documentation providing analysis and generating recommendations and/or other written analysis based on research.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Administration, Finance, Legal Studies, Political Science, Risk Management, or other similar background.
  • Experience in higher education or public service.
  • ARM, CRMA, or similar certifications;
  • Insurance Institute INS, AIC, ALCM, ARM, CSP;
  • Certified Records Manager (CRM) or Electronic Records Management Certification (ERM);
  • Project Management Certification (PMP);
  • GRC Professional (GRCP); other compliance certifications.

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, May 19, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 5 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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