Feb 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: COMPLIANCE MANAGER SR #00076068
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35676
Hiring Department Office of Sponsored Programs Application DeadlinePosted until filled. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021 Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, benefit eligible Salary$47,476 - $69,000/annuallyJob Description

Nature of Work

  • Provides division and/or department leadership, coordination and assistance on issues related to university compliance with rules and regulations related to the assigned program. Manages the operational, financial and personnel activities of the assigned program.
  • Performs routine to complex assignments using existing procedures
  • Performs a variety of standard assignments and responsibilities and makes recommendations for improvement/efficiency, as necessary
  • Performs legal research and initial drafting of legal documents
  • Provides legal/compliance support services (e.g., audits and evaluates compliance programs to mitigate risk)
  • Reviews compliance programs and compares against program procedures, rules and regulations
  • Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems
  • Develops and delivers education and training programs around compliance
  • Conducts compliance investigations
  • Impacts the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team (e.g., reviews work and recommends legal/compliance improvements)
  • Works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines, noting when obstacles may impact outcomes
  • Exchanges information, asks questions, and checks for audience understanding
  • Explains information and conveys compliance requirements, ensuring university is compliant with rules and regulations
  • Develops working relationships with various internal parties and may work with external parties, as needed

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with chairs of compliance committees as well as staff in OSP to ensure adherence to best practices
  • Communicate effectively with campus researchers to facilitate submission of appropriate documentation
  • Write procedures to guide local action to meet federal guidelines
  • Update policies and procedures as needed to maintain compliance
  • Prepare documentation for compliance audits
  • Develop and maintain expertise in OHRP 45 CFR 46 and other related federal guidelines
  • Attend professional training and seek appropriate certification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret federal regulations including 45 CFR 46 and others
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet, word processing, and office management software
  • Ability to use institutional data management systems and learn new systems rapidly
  • Understanding of theories, practices, and procedures related to compliance function
  • Applies general and/or specialized legal/compliance knowledge, regulations, rules, and practices developed through education and experiences
  • Ability and willingness to seek and obtain CIP certification within 3 years

Supervision Received
Reports to senior staff in OSP

Supervision Exercised
May oversee and guide others' work related to compliance

Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary Preferred Qualifications
Law degree or legal experience with federal compliance guidelines3 years’ experience managing or performing compliance activities and functions in academia, industry, or government as research integrity officer. Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

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