Director of Compliance and Integrity

Job description

Areas of Intereset: Business/Management
Functional Areas: Student Affairs
Department: Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Requisition Number: 11568
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: University Staff
Schedule: Full-Time
Posting Close Date: 20-Jul-2018

Job Summary

The Director of Compliance and Integrity plays a pivotal role in risk reduction for the Division of Student Affairs by interpreting university policy and governmental regulations and determining their relevance to divisional activities. This role uses their understanding to develop division-specific guidelines, protocol and training resources to ensure that external policies and regulations are applied in a consistent manner across the division. The Director is an expert on organizational compliance and key advisor to the Vice Chancellor’s Cabinet and Executive Council.

Who We Are

The Division of Student Affairs values the diverse backgrounds, histories, identities and life experiences of every member of our community. We strive toward inclusive excellence in making our policies, processes, and actions socially just and equitable. We celebrate and embrace differences. We are committed to welcoming and including diverse groups and perspectives in building a climate in which all members can thrive in an environment where they feel at home, welcome and safe.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Lead Student Affairs Compliance & Internal Control Activities

  • Develop and implement division-wide policies, protocol, and approval mechanisms to ensure that activities across the division are done in accordance with campus, system, local, state and federal requirements.
  • Develop process maps, document procedures, and establish internal controls to ensure consistency in policy application across the division.
  • Document "as is" processes and procedures used by departments to address common business needs and identify best practices and standardized protocol for adoption division-wide.
  • Provide protocol for responding to any regulatory investigation or audit and manage divisional response efforts.
  • Oversee the review and approval process for revenue and zero-dollar contracts and MOUs division-wide.

Training & Outreach

  • Work closely with department directors to help them identify and manage compliance concerns in their areas.
  • Assist directors in establishing department-specific compliance plans to manage risk.
  • Help directors to develop training and outreach plans as well as tools and resources to enable their staff to identify, understand and comply with relevant legal, regulatory and policy constraints that apply to the work being done by that unit (e.g. FERPA, UBIT, Clery Act, GAAP, etc.).

Support and Advise Student Affairs Leadership

  • Perform ongoing and ad hoc investigative and consultative duties to support Student Affairs’ leadership’s efforts to reduce the risk profile for Student Affairs and to ensure divisional activities are conducted in accordance with the values and priorities of campus and division leaders.
  • Keep division leadership apprised of how any changes in policies, regulations and laws could impact divisional activities.
  • Ensure that Student Affairs leadership is made aware of risk and compliance concerns in the division and recommend measures to address these concerns.
  • Work with Cabinet & Executive Council to establish division-wide guidance on allowable expenses (e.g. austerity around cell phone issuance, recognition programs, provision of attire, Represent Student Affairs on the campus’ Ethics & Compliance Working Group).

What We Can Offer

Anticipated starting salary for this position is $90,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and six years' related professional experience or Juris Doctorate/masters degree from an accredited college or university and three years' related professional experience.
  • Two years of progressively responsible management experience within higher education.
  • Two years of successful supervisory experience of professional staff.

What You Will Need

  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability as a problem solver.
  • Demonstrated customer-service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • At least five years of successful experience in planning, developing and implementing complex strategic goals and program initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret/apply state laws and policy set by the University of Colorado Board of Regents.
  • Experience collaborating with students and student leadership.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume.

2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer





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Posted: 7/7/2018
Application Due: 7/21/2018
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