The Compliance Counsel reports to the University Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer and is the primary contact for the university's legal and regulatory compliance programs. In your capacity as Compliance Counsel, you will ensure that the university complies with relevant state and federal laws and regulations. This includes staying abreast of legal and regulatory developments, interpreting laws and regulations in the context of the university's operations, and ensuring that key personnel are informed of the laws and regulations applicable to their duties. You will also design and implement university policies to maximize compliance and efficiently detect and correct any compliance violations.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Position is contingent upon sufficient funding.
Job Category: Administrative
J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school.
Admitted to the Tennessee Bar or eligible for admission.
Four (4) years' relevant experience working in a designated compliance position in a higher education or corporate institution.
Licensed to practice law in Tennessee or capable of licensing within 6 months.
Internal Number: 15416
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.