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Director of Compliance

Company: University of Alabama System Office
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Director of ComplianceJob Summary: The University of Alabama System is receiving applications for the position of Director of Compliance in the Office of Risk and Compliance.Reporting to the Chief Audit and Compliance Officer, and working out of the System Office in Tuscaloosa, this position provides leadership, guidance, and support in establishing and implementing an effective compliance program that addresses regulatory requirements applicable to a comprehensive research university and medical system. This is a hands-on position that liaises with a broad range of university and healthcare professionals in a decentralized environment across the System's entities. The Director of Compliance must exhibit independence and objectivity in reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of compliance policies, programs, processes, activities, and reported issues or concerns. The incumbent must be detail, action, solution, and results-oriented and dedicated to continuous improvement.REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degreeExperience in compliance or a related fieldExceptional interpersonal skills with a proven ability and track record of working collaboratively, cooperatively, and strategically across all functions, levels, and departments across an organizationExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExcellent research and analysis skillsAbility to manage and prioritize multiple tasksExtensive technical computer knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in standard application softwareAbility to maintain strict standards of confidentialityOrganized and self-motivated work ethicPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDEMaster's degreeCompliance certification or other related credentialsExperience in higher educationExperience in health careRESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWINGSupport, and monitor the necessary activities for fostering and maintaining a culture of compliance across the System and its institutions.Assist in coordination of campus and health system compliance functions and promote active communication and consistency across the System regarding compliance matters.Assist in coordination of risk assessments for the System Office especially relating to compliance riskConvene and participate in periodic meetings with campus compliance staff, including but not limited to Compliance Officers, Clery officers, Title IX coordinators, hotline case managers, and campus police chiefs.Work closely with risk, audit, legal, academic and student affairs, and financial offices to support these departments and monitor system-wide compliance.Support campuses and health system compliance functions by promoting education, training, and awareness through collaboration among compliance personnel.Receive and review system-wide policy submissions and compare against system board resolutions and federal and state regulations for compliance in coordination with the Board Rule 108 System Office designee.Assist in coordinating regular meetings with the Board's Audit, Risk, & Compliance committee and provide periodic updates to senior leadership regarding issues of interest and departmental projects and performance.Monitor departmental webpage to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and ensure that page is transparent and stays up to date with accurate information.Oversee and manage the operations of the System Ethics Hotline, which requires maintaining relationship with software vendor(s), tracking and reviewing incoming incident reports, supporting the identification of escalation cases or cases that are an immediate security or safety risk, support the Office of Counsel in monitoring case resolutions, and providing regular quarterly reports for Board committees on case statistics and specific cases of heighted interest.Oversee and manage the conflict-of-interest (COI) database, including software updates, coordinating annual COI filings of trustees, senior leadership, and financial signatories, evaluating COI considerations for trustee meetings and actions, and support related use of the software by the campuses and affiliated entities.Assist in drafting and submitting annual Risk Assurance & Institutional Compliance reports for the Board of Trustees, presented by the Chief Audit and Compliance Officer.Support training and educational efforts in support of the System's compliance and risk management goals, including the development, tracking and monitoring of System Office employee training, and other training events system-wide.Note to application: Salary of final candidate will be commensurate with education, skill level, and years of experience. Electronic submissions are required. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references. Confidential applications should be identified as such, and a cover letter must clearly request confidentiality.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:In addition to a competitive salary, the University of Alabama System offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; generous vacation, personal, sick and holiday leave; enrollment in the teachers' retirement system; and a tuition assistance program for employees, their spouse and dependents.Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama System is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: University of Alabama System Office, Tuscaloosa , Director of Compliance, Executive , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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