Compliance Specialist-Procurement Services (27646)

Employer
University of Central Oklahoma
Location
Main Campus - Edmond, OK, 73034
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Details

Job DetailsLevel EntryJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKRemote Type N/APosition Type StaffEducation Level UndisclosedSalary Range $29,000.00 - $31,000.00 Travel Percentage Up to 25%Job Shift DayJob Category UndisclosedDescription Position Overview:

Plan and coordinate activities designed to ensure compliance with governmental laws and regulations. Implement compliance regulations into business processes, work closely with government agencies to understand current legislation and keep informed of new and pending legislation. May participate in governmental lobbying activities.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Conduct compliance audits as assigned within the UCO procurement card program following university and state policies and procedures. Prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective action. Develop and carry out ongoing monitoring activities based on findings and identified risk. Review travel claims following university and state policies and procedures. Reviews various, documents, and respond to inquiries. Create and maintain compliance databases. Provide education and training to employees on the procurement card and travel programs. Retain appropriate documentation and work papers in accordance with record retention policies and regulatory audit requirements. Other projects and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Experience Required:

Requires a bachelor's degree in related field or 4+ years of equivalent work experience in chosen filed that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Experience Preferred:

Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance or a related field required, or an equivalent of eight years’ of compliance experience. Excellent writing skills and verbal communications. Proficiency with Excel. Exceptional customer service skills. Comfortable public speaking. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and logic to different situations. Strong understanding of the State of Oklahoma Procurement Statures, Oklahoma Travel Reimbursement Act and UCO’s Travel Policy, including understanding of regulatory, contractual, and operational responsibilities and the ability to interpret various contracts are preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Excellent writing and proofreading skills. Excellent computer skills with ability to utilized analytical and statistical software tools. Proficient in use of database systems, Microsoft Office, etc. Good analytical, research, organizational and problem-solving skills. Experience public speaker or trainer helpful. Self-starter with ability to manage multiple priorities. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Will this employee supervise others?

No, this employee will NOT supervise other employees.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Organization

The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

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MISSION

The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.

VISION

UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.

CALL TO ACTION

The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

All students will be transformed with:

  • Discipline Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
  • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Global and Cultural Competencies
  • Health and Wellness

Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by Portfolio.com. From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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