Specialist, Regulatory Compliance

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Specialist, Regulatory Compliance

Department: Compliance & Risk Management

Location: District Administration

Reports To: CW Dir, Compli INT Risk Mgr, Compliance and Risk Management

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req1355

Employment Type: Administration and Professionals

Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: Standard College Hours: M-F, 8:30am-5p;, occasional hours outside of standard college schedule

Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:


Assists with advancing College-wide compliance and risk management efforts. Provides supportive consultation as it relates to regulatory compliance, taking proactive measures to increase policy awareness, and to instill an understanding of appropriate procedures to manage associated concerns.


· Works collaboratively with the College-wide Director, Compliance & Risk Management to develop a strategic plan to assist with advancing College-wide compliance efforts, especially in the areas of:

o Regulatory Compliance

o College Policy & Procedure Compliance

o Accreditation

o Environmental Health & Safety

· Provides supportive regulatory compliance consultation

· Proactively takes measures to increase policy awareness

· Develops and implements policies and programs designed to meet compliance requirements

· Engages in building and maintaining a climate of compliance that is both departmentally-specific and College-wide

· Instills an understanding of appropriate procedures for handling regulatory compliance issues specific to each business area of the College through training and on-going consultation

· Proactively supports academic and administrative units of the College to determine the most appropriate way to successfully address complex problems

· Consults risk organizations and government entities to shape operational control protocol and standards

· Monitors the federal register on a daily basis and determines which new regulations apply to the College and identifies the applicable departments that will be effected

· Successfully responds to every new government-mandated piece of legislation to ensure departmental and College-wide compliance continuously

· Works to establish a system that effectively identifies any and all compliance issues in a timely manner

· Performs other duties as assigned




· Bachelor’s degree

o Significant related experience may substitute for education

· Minimum of six years of demonstrated regulatory compliance experience, or related experience in higher education or a related field

· Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have significant, broad implications on the management and operations of a division (or equivalent business area)


· Possess comprehensive knowledge of regulatory compliance theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

· Possess strong commitment to providing excellent customer service

· Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and changing work environment requiring flexibility and teamwork

· Demonstrated ability to manage relationships, create opportunities and solve problems

· Possess strong organizational, time-management skills, and is results-oriented

· Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

· Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail

· Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

· Demonstrated intermediate Project Management skills

· Possess basic-level proficiency with Blackboard (or equivalent program)

· Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

· Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

· Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

· Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

· Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues

· Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

· Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population



· Service Focus

· Communication

· Quality of Work


· Collaboration

· Adaptability


· Time Utilization

· Continuous Improvement



· Master’s Degree in a related field


(The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

· The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment;

· The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated;

· Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and will perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.;

· Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite


Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Special Note:

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.




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Posted: 6/21/2019
Application Due: 7/5/2019
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