Works closely with the Office of Legal Counsel, Office of Compliance, and administrators in units across campus to serve as a resource for creating and implementing University administrative processes and providing general guidance on operating abroad in a compliant manner.
Assists with implementation of specialized training programs for Global Center and University stakeholders to support compliance in focus areas as identified through compliance audits, inspections, and review by service providers.
Works closely with Global Center staff to maintain accurate records and support documentation for corporate/legal requirements, including country registrations, governance, business taxation, audits, and insurance update.
Facilitates new country office registrations and updates, as well as oversight of required compliance filings.
Educates University community members, including faculty, staff, and students, on business, legal, and regulatory requirements pertinent to the Universityâ™s international activity.
Develops checklists and documentation to address file organization and ensures that correct documentation is maintained and received from/delivered to teams and stakeholders.
Leads emergency preparedness and response for global centers, including annual emergency plan review and updates for Centers including collaboration with Center staff, local third-party firms, and relevant university departments including the Office of Safety and Security.
Supports the process of identifying, evaluating, and mitigating the Universityâ™s risk at global locations and Centers.
Recommends, develops, and implements policy and procedural changes to improve the efficient operations of the office.
Supports operational initiatives at the Centers that may correspond to additional human resources, financial, or legal compliance requirements.
Leads data collection across University divisions to meet annual reporting requirements.
Provides initial review of grant proposals and fund transfer requests, and notes required updates needed per Center-specific requirements.
Trains office staff on office procedures and compliance protocols. Coordinates special projects.
Researches and analyzes data to create reports and may create other reports for grants and contracts.
Plans and executes internal and external audits and activities to support regulatory agency inspections.
Prepares, completes and submits all compliance documentation on a routine basis. Coordinates compliance committee meetings.
Performs other related work as needed.
At least 2 years of related experience.
Experience supporting corporate compliance documentation, records, and minute books.
Understanding of, or willingnessÂ to gain understanding of, sponsored research in a higherÂ education setting.
Knowledgeable, energetic, and passionate about working with international partners and multiple external teams.
Achieve objectives with minimal direction.
Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to listen, speak, and write effectively.
Work effectively across the University, including with faculty and staff across units.
Work as a sole contributor as well as collaborate with others in a cross-functional team environment.
Possess the skills and willingness to take initiative and proactively anticipate organizational needs.
Cultural sensitivity, DEI awareness and strong emotional intelligence.
Exceptional time, project management and organizational skills, including the ability to meet external and internal deadlines.
Understands and triages sensitive issues requiring additional escalation; proactively engages other partners to inform decisions.
Identify and evaluate risks.
Work under pressure and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines consistently.
Understand University processes and solve a range of problems efficiently and effectively.
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