Export Control Compliance Officer

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Export Control Compliance OfficerVice President For Research

Location: New Orleans, LA

Summary

The Export Controls Compliance Officer (ECCO) reports to Tulane University's (Tulane or the University) Research Compliance Officer within the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Export Controls:

  • The ECCO is responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining, and updating an export controls compliance program for Tulane that ensures the University's compliance with export controls laws, regulations, policies, guidance, and best practices, and mitigating risk to the institution.
  • Develops, amends, and implements the export controls compliance program and associated policies, procedures, guidance, and training materials in response to changes in regulation, other governing standards, and/or best practices.
  • The ECCO will be the primary contact for all internal and external inquiries and is expected to advise the University on regulatory requirements, operating as a "one-stop-shop" for all export controls needs for researchers and the University community thereby ensuring compliance as well as serving as a resource for the University's researchers.
  • Serves as a liaison with the Office of General Counsel (OGC) to communicate legal issues and changes in law or regulation concerning, and appropriate resulting action from such legal issues or changes.
Undue Foreign Governmental Influence in Research:

  • The ECCO is responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining, and updating a compliance program for undue foreign governmental influence in research at Tulane that ensures the University's compliance with laws, regulations, policies, guidance, and best practices, and mitigating risk to the institution.
  • Develops, amends, and implements the compliance program for undue foreign influence in research and associated policies, procedures, guidance, and training materials in response to changes in regulation, other governing standards, and/or best practices.
  • The ECCO will be the primary contact for all internal and external inquiries regarding matters of undue foreign influence and is expected to advise the University on regulatory requirements, operating as a "one-stop-shop" for all undue foreign influence needs for researchers and the University community thereby ensuring compliance as well as serving as a resource for the University's researchers.
  • Serves as a liaison with the OGC to communicate legal issues and changes in law or regulation, and appropriate resulting action from such legal issues or change.

Required Qualifications

  • An advanced degree with three years of regulatory compliance experience 
    OR 
  • Bachelor's degree with six years of regulatory compliance experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a technically complex export controls compliance and licensing environment, with preference given to applicants working with principal investigators, research administration, and other University research and administrative personnel in a higher education setting and applicants working with regulators, oversight agencies, governmental entities, sponsors, and accrediting bodies.
  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations.
  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of laws, regulations, guidance, and best practices regarding undue foreign governmental influence in research, such as those issued by the federal government, including sponsoring agencies.
  • Ability to organize and lead training sessions and presentations.
  • Ability to coordinate required training across all levels of the University.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
  • Ability to travel, as needed.
  • Working knowledge of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)/Automated Export System (AES) and Visual Compliance or similar export software.
  • Juris Doctor or another advanced degree.

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/27/2020
Application Due: 12/26/2020
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