Posting Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Position Summary: The Office of the Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services (ECAS) provides direction, education, and oversight for the presidential policy process, investigatory services, auditing and monitoring, providing guidance and resources to the University to optimize ethical and compliant behavior, provide assurance and improve operations through effective controls and processes. The Senior Vice President (SVP) Chief Compliance and Audit Officer is a Principal Officer of the Board of Regents of the University of California. The Director of Compliance for ECAS will report directly to the SVP Chief Compliance and Audit Officer. This senior leadership position will work closely with the SVP on planning, implementing and monitoring the annual Ethics and Compliance Program Plan. The Director of Compliance will use innovative and effective methodologies to support compliance efforts at the campuses, medical centers and other University locations. The Director of Compliance supervises subject matter experts for Healthcare Compliance, Research Compliance, Export Control, and HIPPA/Privacy. This position will work closely with the Chief of Staff, Deputy Systemwide Audit Director and the Director of Investigations to maximize accountability and stewardship of resources and the alignment of departmental goals. The Director of Compliance will directly assist the SVP in communicating a culture of ethics and compliance throughout University. Essential to this role is an understanding of the risk assessment processes, internal and external audit, workplace investigations and compliance best practices in a higher education environment. The Director of Compliance may assist the SVP in presentations to senior leadership and the Regents Compliance and Audit Committee and work with various UCOP, campus, and medical center committees as directed by the SVP. The Director of Compliance will, in partnership with ECAS subordinate managers and other stakeholders, emphasize value through analyzing, assessing, and monitoring organizational operations, controls and risks; examine and evaluate policies, procedures and systems; and make recommendations for enhancement and improvement where needed.
1. Participates in the development and implementation of the ethics and compliance strategic plan for program area. Leads the system-wide compliance education and training program to develop and disseminate regular, ongoing education opportunities geared towards general and specific compliance risks. Implements and maintains risk assessment and ethics and compliance processes.
2. Annually aggregates data specific to the fiscal year work plan and develops annual report of activities and any related metrics for submission to Ethics and Compliance Services for review and assimilation into the system report. From this data analyzes and develops, implements and maintains risk assessment and ethics and compliance processes.
3. Manages and directs the activities in area(s) of responsibility of ethics and compliance, in accordance with internal policy and external regulations and serves as a subject matter expert in main areas of responsibility. Reviews and advises on specific Ethics and Compliance programmatic needs. Ongoing, maintains subject matter expertise and promotes growth and development of staff.
4. Manages activities through subordinate managers or professional staff who exercise full supervision in terms of costs, methods and employees. Advises on the financial, human resources, IT and other operational issues within assigned program area.
5. Recommends staffing, budgets, costs and human resources related activities pertaining to assigned Ethics & Compliance staff. Prepares short- and long-range planning. Establishes and recommends organizational policy. Participates in the selection, development and evaluation of staff to ensure the efficient operation of the unit function.
6. Works with management in all areas to promote a culture of accountability, ethics, and compliance and formulates long-term strategies for education and implementation. Manages controversial situations or negotiations affecting the location. Leads cooperative efforts among ethics and compliance program staff and campus colleagues on specific areas of risk.
Job Requirements: Education: Bachelor's degree in related area and a minimum of ten years of relevant experience and/or equivalent experience and training.
Advanced knowledge of the compliance and ethics profession, theories, and standards.
In depth-ability to provide effective management and supervision of a specific program within the ethics and compliance functions.
Excellent ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing about specific compliance and ethics program issues and risk areas. Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance of, others in sensitive situations.
Strong interpersonal skills including negotiation and communication; proven ability to reach across a wide variety of audiences for different areas of ethics and compliance.
Advanced knowledge of policies, practices and systems; human and other resource planning, analytical and comprehensive project management skills.
Proven ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Professional certification preferred.
Special Conditions of Employment: Travel Travel outside of normal business hours
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