Associate Compliance and Policy Officer

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Working/Functional Title

Associate Compliance and Policy Officer

Position Summary
  • Assists Chief of Compliance in providing strategic leadership and oversight of all compliance related activities across the Michigan State University campus.
  • Assures that all compliance reporting responsibilities are understood and filed within required deadlines.
  • Researches Codes of Conduct for adoption by the University and promotes an ethical culture with values of integrity, excellence and respect.
  • Implements upon direction of the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) programs to strengthen the oversight of university tracking, investigation and resolution of complaints
  • Identifies and reviews best practices with consult of the CCO and MSU Leadership and establishes the MSU Policy Library which will house a compilation of regulations and policies including, but not limited to policies or regulations promulgated by the President, Provost or other University officials to whom regulatory authority has been granted.
  • Assists in compiling and maintaining a master record of all legal and regulatory requirements and the names of individuals who are on record as having the duty to assure compliance. 
  • Assists in development and maintenance of an effective compliance communications strategy.
  • Serves as lead in establishing office operations including establishing policies and protocols for finances, human resources, facilities and technology.
  • Supervises the support staff of the Enterprise Risk Management, Ethics and Compliance office.  
  • Convenes or serves as a team member for compliance and regulatory related committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Degree


Desired Degree


Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree plus a minimum of 10 years of progressively more responsible work experience, with experience managing or overseeing an office.
  • Understanding of state and federal laws relating to the field of compliance.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Exceptional analytical skills.
  • Successful record of working effectively and in partnership with individuals who do not report directly, but have shared responsibility for compliance.
  • Supervisory experience and success in leading, empowering, and delegating effectively to a team of professional staff
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment
Desired Qualifications

Experience working with complex issues.

Experience interacting with regulators, and an understanding of the ever-changing regulatory environment.

Experience in writing policy.


Required Application Materials

Resume and Cover Letter

List of three references

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Posted: 7/11/2018
Application Due: 9/7/2018
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