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Compliance Support Specialist

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Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Compliance Support Specialist

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Special Instructions To Applicants:

The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the application process.

The following documents are requested: letter of interest addressing position requirements, resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.
Lamar State College Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.

Job Summary:

The Compliance Support Specialist performs a variety of complex (journey-level) administrative duties supporting information technology-related compliance initiatives. Reports directly to the Director for IT Risk and Compliance in the Information Technology Services department. Handles confidential and sensitive information. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business, information systems, or related area. Minimum 3 years of relevant experience. Experience and training can be substituted for education. Higher Education experience is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures.Knowledge of project management principle.
Knowledge of Section 508 accessibility requirements for electronic and information resources is preferred.Knowledge of WCAG 2.0 or newer guidelines is preferred.Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and small groups.Ability to use critical thinking skills to analyze problems and make recommendations for improvement.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to work independently and on a team.Ability to interact with students, faculty, and staff effectively and professionally.Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.Ability to follow established college policies and procedures.Strong verbal and written communication skills, including proofreading and use of correct grammar.Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint), including the use of advanced features (e.g., track changes, document formatting, spreadsheet formulas, and charts). Proficient with Microsoft Visio or comparable flow-charting program.Demonstrate flexibility while working in a changing business environment.

Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see (close vision); sit; stand; operate a computer and other office machinery such as a telephone, copy machine, and printer; speak; and hear (in person speech, telephone, other remote speech). The employee is occasionally required to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Some lifting maybe required approximately 10 to 20 lbs. Working Conditions: Normal office environment.


$35,000 to $45,000

Work Hours:

40 hours a week. Some overtime maybe required.

Essential Job Functions:

Prepare and disseminate information concerning departmental policy and procedures.

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Respond to inquiries concerning departmental policy and procedures.

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Prepare, edit, and distribute correspondence, reports, charts, spreadsheets, forms, and other documents.

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Comply and maintain accessibility conformance documentation for college information technology resources.

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Coordinate compliance related training and maintains training records.

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Coordinate and schedule meetings and prepares related materials.

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Receive, prepare, handle, and store confidential and sensitive information in compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.

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Develop and maintain a working knowledge of special terminology related to departmental policy and procedures.

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Develop and maintain a working knowledge of department software applications relevant to the position.

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Create and maintain documentation and adhere to standards and best practices.

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Update content on departmental website.

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Perform general office duties such as filing, data entry, and answering and routing phone calls or email.

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Assist in the maintenance of departmental policies and procedures.

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Assist in monitoring and tracking projects.

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OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: · May represent supervisor in delegated duties or routine matters.· May coordinate and schedule events.· May prepare and compile presentation and training materials.· May provide guidance to others.· Performs related duties as required and assigned by supervisor.


Working at Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Lamar State College - Port Arthur, a member of The Texas State University System, is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality and affordable instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The College embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.

Located in Port Arthur, an industrial and cultural center of Southeast Texas, the college offers freshman- and sophomore-level work in numerous academic and technical/vocational fields. The campus sits between the 1,000 and 1,800 blocks of Procter Street and Lakeshore Drive.

The city has modern public schools, churches, shopping districts and recreation areas serving a community of approximately 70,000 persons. Principal area industries are oil refining, chemical production, shipping and shipbuilding. The metropolitan area, known as the Golden Triangle, includes the cities of Beaumont, Orange, Vidor, Port Neches, Nederland, Groves and Bridge City. All lie within 25 miles of Port Arthur and form the heart of the upper Texas Gulf Coast where approximately 350,000 live.

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