Export Control Analyst II

Boulder, Colorado
Apr 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number:


Boulder, Colorado Employment Type:

University StaffSchedule:

Full-TimePosting Close Date:

15-Apr-2021Date Posted:

02-Apr-2021 Close All Job SummaryWe are encouraging applications for an Export Control Analyst II to join our team at the University of Colorado Boulder! The Export Control Analyst II, under supervision, assists the Research & Innovation Office (RIO) with institutional compliance of international trade compliance laws and regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Regulations and Sanctions. This position supports the operational, administrative, communication, and record-keeping functions of the Office of Export Controls (OEC). This position requires intermediate knowledge of U.S. Import/export control laws, regulations, and sanctions.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreThe Research & Innovation Office (RIO), previously the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, is focused on creating impact by cultivating and supporting collaboration, transformation, and leadership. At the heart of this focus are the diverse contributions of a wide range of world-class experts, working together in new and innovative ways to accelerate ideas through the entire innovation lifecycle, from idea to impact. What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeExport Controls Compliance
  • Perform intermediate regulatory research on issues related to export controls and issue guidance on the day-to-day operation and implementation of the University's export control compliance program.
  • Perform intermediate-level assessment, documentation, and issuance of export control guidance related to:
    1. international agreements;
    2. international travel;
    3. foreign gifts and donations;
    4. sponsored programs proposals, awards, and sub-recipient agreements
    5. international shipping, including managing relationships with customs brokers and other commercial carriers
    6. international and visiting scholar appointments
    7. financial and sanctions compliance
    8. technology transfer
    9. Self Classification of USML/ECCN items and defense articles;
    10. technology control plans and other security plans and monitor compliance with such plans;
    11. export license applications for international exports and deemed-exports.
  • Input data into export control databases including:
    • regulatory compliance guidance
    • training
    • export assessments
    • prior US. Government approvals
    • identify the inventory of equipment on campus which might trigger export control compliance obligations.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on University policy and procedures related to export controls and assists in training junior personnel.
  • Assist to implement institutional-wide export control policies and procedures and document procedures in the Export Compliance Management Plan (ECMP).
  • Support the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) for international and visiting scholar appointments and other visa assessments, including restricted party screening of applicants, collaborators, and funding sources. Manage and input information into visa and red-flag databases.
  • Support the Office of Conflicts of Interest and Commitments by performing foreign influence assessments of international activities related to research and non-research-related activities. Identify licensing or notification of compliance requirements for certain international activities.
  • Draft and implement compliance protocols under supervision on export-controlled sponsored programs, and other activities requiring export compliance. This task includes: the identification of restrictions applicable to university activities, verifying participant foreign person status, determining licensing requirements, assisting in the creation of Technology Control Plans (TCPs) or other security protocols; assist in acquiring the information required to process export licenses, drafting exemption certificates; recordkeeping, conducting compliance monitoring and assisting in acquiring prepublication approval of restricted research results.
  • Review agreements and suggest contractual language modifications to those related to international trade compliance, including Memoranda of Understanding (MOU), Sole Source, Non-disclosure Agreement (NDA), Proprietary Information Agreement (PIA), Material Transfer Agreement (MTA), and/or Confidential Disclosure Agreement, Technology Transfers and/or Patents.
Restricted, Proprietary and Classified Research
  • Contribute to self-classification research materials.
  • Perform independent Commodity Jurisdiction and Self Classification of USML/ECCN items and defense articles.
  • Assist in authoring Advisory Opinion requests, and responses to regulatory changes that affect university operations.
  • Participate in Office of Export Control committee activities as assigned.
  • Perform restricted party screens and coordinate training of Visual Compliance users.
  • Independently train university staff and personnel as required, in export control protocols outlined in the ECMP.
  • Assist in providing updates of export controls regulatory requirements to CU faculty, staff and students.
  • Provide editing and proofreading support for documents and websites published by the Office of Export Controls.
  • Maintain membership in export and security-related organizations and attends annual training.
  • Perform miscellaneous job duties as assigned.
What You Should Know
  • This position will begin work remotely, with the expectation to support work in person at a later date.
  • Due to U.S. Export Control Restrictions, only U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply.
What We Can OfferThe hiring range is $45,000.00-$60,000.00. BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Brilliant. Be Inspired. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution in engineering, law, or related field.
  • Knowledge or exposure of U.S. export/import laws, regulations, sanctions, and U.S. government licensing processes
  • Approximately three years of prior translatable work experience
  • Ability to acquire a US Government security clearance.
  • Be a “U.S. person” pursuant to section 120.15 of the ITAR.

What You Will Need
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and prioritize effectively.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills.
  • Critical thinking and ability to determine and ask appropriate questions.
  • Ability to work independently, with supervision.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Outstanding customer service skills and focus.
  • Strong teamwork outlook.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion when handling critical materials.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment as part of performing basic regulatory research on issues related to export controls.
  • Ability to learn and complete a wide variety of tasks.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Advanced Degree.
  • Experience in higher education.
  • Previous experience with export control regulatory requirements.
  • Experience in analyzing risks and the use of professional judgment to effect appropriate solutions.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by April 15th for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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