Manager of Compliance

Job description

Manager of Compliance

Job Purpose
Towson University is accepting applications for a Manager of Compliance to manage contractual partnerships by ensuring compliance with University System of Maryland (USM) policies, accreditation standards, and legal requirements by school systems and government agencies. The Manager supervises the work of the Towson University Site Coordinators at the Universities at Shady Grove and the University System of Maryland in Southern Maryland; supports and has daily responsibility for logistical course scheduling processes for Towson University off-campus courses; and Towson Learning Network’s (TLN) overall web and social media presence.

In collaboration with the Office of General Counsel, The Office of Assessment, and partnership legal/partnership offices, draft, prepare, respond to, and evaluate contracts and memorandum of understanding for the Provost’s signature. Manage record-keeping and contract related correspondence. Track all contracts and Memorandum of Understanding to full execution. Monitor compliance with current program course scheduling. Oversee the Towson Learning Network University Centers at the Universities at Shady Grove and the University System of Maryland in Southern Maryland through supervision, electronic support, and face-to-face interaction of the Site Coordinators. Facilitate positive communication between on-campus faculty and staff and the Site Coordinators. Working with the TLN Coordinator of Operations, Department Chairs/Graduate Program Directors, implement the most efficient and effective protocols for managing contractual partnerships, including the initial Course Term file process meetings each semester, documenting all details necessary for the Academic Program Specialists to enter information in the TLN data bases necessary for the application/registration process, and verifying accuracy and compliance with policies and standards. Oversee and maintain the TLN online presence, including the TLN website and social media. Advise the TLN Executive Director on programmatic needs and issues for new and existing programs and identify and solve compliance issues related to USM policies and accreditation standards. Work collaboratively with the Towson Learning Network’s Coordinator of Operations on recruitment initiatives and represent TLN at face-to-face and virtual recruitment meetings in order to guide potential students to resources.

Bachelor's degree and five years of administrative/supervisory experience in higher education or public schools. Development and maintenance of web and cloud based data bases. Knowledge of contractual protocols and language, and the ability to move the process to full execution. Ability to interact with public school officials. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Organization and prioritization of multiple complex tasks. Highly proficient with Microsoft Office. Advanced EXCEL proficiency. Comfortable and confident in learning and using current new technologies.

Record of developing and maintaining internal and external higher education relationships. Experience supervising off-site staff.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.

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8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: [email protected].

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.




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Job No:
Posted: 8/28/2019
Application Due: 10/27/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive salary