Position Title: Director, Compliance and
Department: School of Law - Administration
Advertised Pay: Upper $60,000's DOE
Campus Location: Washburn University
The screening committee will review all eligible applications
submitted by November 16, 2023
Position Summary: The Director of Compliance and
Administration, School of Law (SOL) will work with SOL leadership
and administrative staff to review, establish, update, and
implement policies and procedures for the SOL. Responsibilities
include reviewing and evaluating current operations, trends in
legal education, and University strategic plans to develop
operational plans and strategies to support SOL goals. In addition,
the position will effectively supervise assigned staff to maximize
employee performance and facilitate professional growth.
Oversees compliance with American Bar Association (ABA) standards
and American Association of American Law Schools' membership
Oversees preparation of the ABA annual and site evaluation
questionnaires; responds to US News and other surveys and
questionnaires, providing data, compiling documentation and
formatting responses and reports as needed to reflect the SOL in
the most positive, professional manner possible.
Oversees continuing education compliance reporting and
certificates, including the Kansas Continuing Legal Education
Commission, the Internal Revenue Service, and the National
Association of State Boards of Accountancy.
Works with Legal, Purchasing, and the Office of Sponsored Programs
on contracts with vendors, visiting faculty, and other
organizations, and consults with other University departments as
necessary. Drafts, prepares, and submits contracts for approval and
Effectively supervises administrative support staff to maximize
employee performance and facilitate professional growth. Maintains
a healthy, fair, and inclusive work environment by promoting
diversity, teamwork, and collaboration. Actively promotes a
professional workplace culture of mutual respect and collegiality
for all members of the institution.
Recommends candidates for hire, discipline and other
personnel-related actions for staff to address and resolve
Works with Human Resources and SOL staff to write and update
position descriptions and to recruit to fill vacancies. Coordinates
screening committee activities, scheduling meetings, providing
materials, and liaising with Human Resources to support committees
and ensure compliance with University policy, regulations and
procedures, and EEO statutes and regulations.
Assists with onboarding of new faculty and staff through
coordination of offices and facilities, equipment, supplies, and
training for new staff.
Monitors the appearance and function of SOL facilities to identify,
plan for, and order needed maintenance, repair, renovations,
improvements, construction, and space management.
Oversees preparations for special SOL events to ensure their
effective coordination and the success of each event.
Performs additional job-related duties as assigned or as
Minimum three years of experience supervising administrative
Previous experience with compliance.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and develop
professional relationships with students, staff and faculty.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, act ethically,
and adapt effectively to change.
Proven effective problem-solving, organizational abilities, and
Proven ability to effectively meet deadlines and lead compliance
Demonstrated effective project management and supervisory
Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school.
Five years of experience supervising administrative
Three years of experience with compliance.
Experience working in higher education.
Full time Exempt
Background Check Required