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Risk and Compliance Manager

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz

Office of Information Technology

Risk and Compliance Manager

Position #002161 – Requisition #25271

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

Office of Information Technology has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified Risk and Compliance Manager position.

Does this describe you?

Does leading a diverse team of dedicated, skilled compliance professionals excite you?  Do you thrive in a fast-paced work environment? Are you a strategic thinker who values culture and continual learning? Would it be exciting for you to make a difference in an organization whose missions include transforming lives, uplifting communities, improving healthcare, and creating breakthroughs in medical research? We are looking for a dynamic inclusive leader to manage our IT Risk and Compliance team, with a focus on reducing university risk and ensuring campus compliance with regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, FERPA, PCI and FISMA.  If you think you have what it takes to lead this team, we want to know more about YOU!

We are looking for a Risk and Compliance (RAC) Manager to provide IT compliance and risk management leadership for the CU Anschutz and CU Denver campuses.  The RAC Manager will collaborate with the director to strategically improve our compliance posture, mature our compliance program, and reduce IT risk.  The position will also have the exciting opportunity to train, develop and empower a dedicated, growing team of professional compliance analysts.  Here are examples of the types of things you may encounter on a typical day:

    Develop and mature services and procedures that assist researchers with their compliance needs and help clarify their security and compliance responsibilities Work with your team to mature the effectiveness and efficiency of our campus services, and collaborate with peers across the other CU campuses to improve and normalize common services across the systemCodify and translate compliance requirements and security controls (eg NIST 800-53) controls for researchers, business units and IT processionalsMature and maintain our HIPAA risk management program that ensures compliance with HIPAA regulationsCollaborate with the CU Treasurer’s office to ensure that the campus maintains compliance with PCIDSSPerformance planning, evaluation and professional development of the RAC Team, as well as hiring and progressive discipline of RAC Team members
What are we looking for?

We want someone that has:

    A sense of humor and can have fun while working a complex jobA proven ability to adapt to changing conditions to meet peer, team, and customer needs
    Demonstrated the ability to coordinate and resolve complex issues with a variety of stakeholdersStrong leadership, interpersonal and communication skillsRisk assessment skills

We also have a few Minimum Requirements:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree. Work experience in the occupational field or specialized subject area of the work assigned to the job may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the degree.4 or more years working in IT compliance (eg NIST-based controls, HIPAA, FISMA, FERPA and/or PCI) or 4+ years in management and leadership
Required: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

And would love to see these additional qualifications, but they are not required:

    Experience with team development and building a culture of inclusiveness and belongingExperience working in higher educationExperience working with HIPAA compliancePrevious management experience leading a team of processionalsExperience developing and improving polices and standardsFamiliarity with the NIST framework, especially SP800-53 and 800-171
*Full detailed job description given to those identified for interviews.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $73,102 to $110,000.  

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. Try out our Total Compensation Calculator:

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.


Why work for OIT?

We value our team members and strive to achieve work life balance, inclusivity, and a FUN working environment. Click HERE to view testimonials from OIT Employees about why they enjoy working for OIT!

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) works to advance the University mission by providing innovative technology solutions and services to the CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campuses, their constituents and partners. Click here to find out more about the Office of Information Technology

OIT formed with the vision of becoming the primary organization that university constituents utilize to solve their information technology challenges. To meet this vision, it was clear that a culture that put our constituents at the center of our service offering was necessary. OIT began working to build a culture of six core values, Service, Professionalism, Leadership, Innovation, Community, and Excellence (SPLICE) through our focus on TEAM – Trust, Empower, Appreciate, and MotivateClick here to find out more about OIT’s Culture 

We believe diverse teams are more innovative and make better decisions! In OIT, we strive to create a workplace where team members feel heard, valued, and have a sense of belonging. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. We are committed to diversity and equity in education and employment.

About the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit

Why work for the University?

We have AMAZING Benefits and offer 10 holidays a year including exceptional amounts of vacation and sick leave! 

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Conditions of Employment:

This position may require some occasional weekend and evening assignments as well as occasional availability during off-hours for participation in both scheduled and unscheduled activities.

This position is eligible for working globally remote. The work schedule will be based around core working hours in Colorado Mountain Time.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Parking expenses for employees are not covered by the university. To review parking options please visit the link below and select your appropriate campus:

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The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Job Category: Information Technology
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 5, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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