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Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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Export Control Officer, Research

Georgia State University

University Research Services and Administration (URSA)

Research Integrity Assurance


Job Description:


Drafts and implements University policies and procedures on export control compliance and foreign influence.  This includes but is not limited to the following:  technology classification; identification of restrictions; verifying personnel; determining licensing requirements, and technology control plans.  Conducts monitoring of implemented technology control plans.

Serves as a resource, and provides guidance on issues including entity list restrictions, deemed exports, and federally issued licenses related to travel and international activities.

Determines availability of export license exemptions and exceptions for export-controlled items and information supplied by vendors, contractors, collaborators and other third parties during the course of university research and business activities.  Provides export classification assessments on proposed tangible item exports. 

Drafts and processes export licenses for export controlled international shipments as well as regulated research activity in U.S. sanctioned/embargoed countries.  Drafts and processes exemption certificates.  Maintain records in accordance with federal regulations and policies.

Reviews foreign collaborations and activities including hosting of foreign nationals from sanctioned/embargoed countries; international shipping of tangible items or research deliverables to an international location; travel to a sanctioned/embargoed country for official university activities; receiving or providing financial support, services or equipment overseas in a sanctioned/embargoed country or collaborations with foreign nationals of those countries; and travel to any country with University equipment, select agents or toxins.  Ensures international partners are vetted for risks and works to mitigate identified risks.

Collaborates with investigators, OSPA, Office of Technology Transfer and Office of Legal Affairs to identify export-controlled projects.  Makes recommendations and provides alternatives or develops license applications, exemptions, or technology control plans. 

Works with Research Solutions and Information Security to recommend, implement and oversee software tools to conduct restricted party screenings and product/technology assessments.  Develops and maintains export control and foreign influence website.

Develops training for faculty, staff and students on foreign influence and export control laws, regulations and University Policies, Procedures, and requirements.  Utilizes online CITI and other export control courses and develops and presents additional in person and online workshops and training.  Tracks compliance with university required training on export control and foreign influence. 

Monitors and analyzes federal foreign influence and export control regulatory developments that impact the University’s export compliance efforts.

Participates in the Association of University Export Control Officer and other relevant national organizations and trainings.  Other duties as assigned.



Master's degree in a Scientific field or Law and a minimum of three to five years of Export Control related experience; or a combination of education and related experience. A J.D. is preferred. Must have expert-level knowledge of federal regulations on Export Control and be eligible to obtain a national security clearance.

College/Business Unit
Open until filled

College/Business Unit: University Research Services Administration (URSA)
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 03/20/23, 9:49:03 AM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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