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Deputy Chief Compliance Officer

University of New Mexico
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Sep 22, 2023

Requisition ID: req26977

Working Title:
Deputy Chief Compliance Officer

Position Grade:

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Chief Compliance Officer, provides leadership, direction, coordination and integration of compliance activities to fulfill university needs and state and federal regulations. Coordinates the formulation of strategic compliance planning in support of the university's vision, mission and values. Coordinates integrated implementation and evaluation of compliance initiatives best practices and on-going activities for compliance units in such areas as conflict of interest, data privacy, minors on campus civil rights, risk assessment and policy development.

Interfaces with senior administration, faculty, staff and students in the development of various strategic compliance programs, policies, assessment and initiatives.

Creates multiple reports, surveys, assessments for evaluating and guiding compliance programs.

Creates and provides trainings on compliance laws, activities and programs.

In conjunction with the Chief Compliance Officer chairs compliance related committees including the Institutional Compliance Committee, Minors on Campus Committee, and other related committees.

In conjunction with the Chief Compliance officer oversees the EthicsPoint complaint reporting system for the University.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Monitors and triages allegations of compliance and ethics violations; maintains compliance of records and the EthicsPoint database and prepares reports which include conclusions and necessary corrective actions; recommends strategies to mitigate future risks.

2. Investigate administrative complaints in various compliance areas when necessary.

3. Develops, coordinates, and conducts education and training programs to heighten awareness of compliance programs to include conflict of interest, foreign influence, human trafficking and other high-level compliance issues; develops policy and disseminates compliance information and collects feedback from the campus community, as appropriate.

4. In conjunction with the Chief Compliance Officer, Chairs and/or participates in committees consisting of various officers across the institution; leads committee efforts as they relate to establishing short- and long-range institutional compliance strategies, developing and implementing compliance initiatives, conducting risk assessments and investigations, and implementing policies and procedures.

5. Interacts with the Board of Regents, senior administration, faculty, staff, and government agency officials to represent and promote the University's compliance programs, strategies, and activities.

6. Keeps abreast of current and emerging issues and developments related to compliance within higher education environments.

7. Assists with oversight of the Office of Compliance, Ethics and Equal Opportunity including civil rights and related compliance functions including Title IX, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, Limited English Proficiency programs, Affirmative Action planning, Minors on Campus, Clery and other compliance programs and functions.

8. Serves as a Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.

9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Must obtain certification as a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) within 12 months of date of hire.
  • Must maintain certification status.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.

Main - Albuquerque, NM

Benefits Eligble:
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

Compliance Ethics & Equal Opp (016A)

Employment Type:

Staff Type:
Regular - Full-Time


$5,456.53 - $7,810.40 Monthly

Benefits Eligible:
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

ERB Statement:
As a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.

For Best Consideration Date:

Application Instructions:

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.
Resume, cover letter explaining desire to work at CEEO, three supervisory references

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications: • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.

• Knowledge of successful compliance programs as defined by the Department of Justice.

• General knowledge of compliance activities including data privacy, conflict of interest, foreign source gifts and other compliance regulations. Knowledge of current and emerging civil rights, equal opportunity and affirmative action legislation, issues, and trends

• Knowledge of public policies, legislation, guidelines, and standards pertaining to discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.

• Demonstrated ability to develop institutional policies and procedures.

• Demonstrated ability to utilize a variety of databases to develop data for predicting trends, risk assessment, reporting and analysis about compliance programs and initiatives.

• Supervisory, employee development, and leadership skills.

• Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.

• Knowledge of concepts, practices, principles and procedures of strategic business planning and reporting.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

• Strong analytical, evaluative, and objective critical thinking skills.

• Knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations, and public sector employment policies and procedures.

• Demonstrated understanding of compliance systems and controls.

• Detailed knowledge of laws and regulations affecting business operations.

• Knowledge of local, state and federal accounting and auditing compliance laws.

• Knowledge of employment and educational regulatory requirements, guidelines, and procedures for the administration of federal and state laws on civil rights, such as ADA, VEVRAA, 503/504, Title II, Title VI, Title VII and Title IX, and the Clery Act.

• Ability to interpret and advice on the application of various laws and regulations.

• Advanced knowledge and understanding of investigation, negotiation, mediation, and complaint resolution process of high level/sensitive claims on behalf of the university.

• Knowledge of team building principles and techniques

Knowledge of fiscal principles to oversee budgets and financial activity within the areas of oversight


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