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Posting Number SRGV3942 Working Title DEPUTY INSTITUTIONAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department Compliance FTE 1 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

Responsible for providing day-to-day leadership and direction, evaluation and management to the institutional compliance office in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

Description of Duties

•Continuously evaluates an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting (a) use of the compliance hotline, (b) heightened awareness of code of conduct, and © understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
•Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for the resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
•Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and codes of conduct by evaluating and initiating investigative procedures. Oversees and evaluates a system for uniform handling of such violations.
•Oversees and participates in the hiring, training, and evaluation of staff.
•Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
•Engages in long term strategic and budgetary planning for the department.
•Ensures the development and maintenance of general compliance communication and training for employees and monitoring of completion percentages.
•Participates in the University’s risk assessment process and manages the preparation of a comprehensive risk-based compliance plan, consisting of short and long-term items as well as planning for potentially high-risk items.
•Participates in the review and revision of institutional policies and procedures to ensure they are adequate to mitigate risk and to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
•Collaborates with University departments to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution. Consults with the Chief Legal Officer as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
•Coordinates the evaluation of disclosures of outside board activities of employee and other potential conflicts of interest.
•Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.
•Prepares quarterly reports detailing compliance initiatives throughout the year as well as recommending improvements/changes in the overall compliance program for executive management.
•Oversees and participates in the hiring, training, and evaluation of staff. Effectively interprets and applies organizational policies, procedures and systems.
•Monitors HIPAA compliance and reports and findings.
•Monitors billing compliance and reports any findings.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education




Required Experience

Six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in a regulatory, legal, and/or compliance-related capacity in healthcare, business, and/or university environment required.

Preferred Experience

Experience conducting compliance investigations and report writing preferred. Prior supervisory experience preferred.


Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven problem solving skills. Ability to ensure adherence to all policies and procedures of university. Work requires customer service skills. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise work of employees as necessary to ensure desired results are achieved. May require telephone and personal contact with all levels of internal and external personnel and organizations.

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 07/01/2019 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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