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The Office of Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services provides direction, education, oversight for president policy process, investigatory services, auditing and monitoring, guidance and resources to the University to optimize ethical and compliant behavior, provide assurance, and improve operations through effective controls and processes.
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Knowledge of an export control compliance program, to support University of California Systemwide standards, best practices, education, training, assessments, monitoring and oversight of effective risk-based export control compliance program.
Effectively interfaces and works cooperatively with Office of General Counsel, Risk Services, Research Policy Analysis, Information Technology, Procurement and Research Administration, with the ability to incorporate multiple viewpoints.
Represents UC to external agencies and participates in national professional associations.
Assists in creating content and delivers export control training and education to a wide variety of stakeholders. Effectively communicates and provides guidance on how to resolve issues and meet nuanced regulatory requirements. Properly documents these actions in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Supports the Systemwide ITAR compliance program including development of Technology Control Plans (TCPs) and periodic TCP audits; works with stakeholders to determine classification and use by individuals and facilities involved where a TCP, export licenses or license exceptions may be required, including site visits and ensuring secure storage of materials when needed. Responsible for ITAR licensing and for maintaining the University's Registration, including updates and annual renewals.
Establishes, implements and maintains UCOP export control compliance program and procedures.
Maintains up-to-date, expert knowledge base of ITAR, EAR, DOE, NRC, OFAC and FTR export control regulations. Works on complex issues with limited or no precedence, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Quickly absorbs and presents on novel and complex topics to diverse stakeholders and clients.
Understands and coordinates complex disclosure in cases where multiple regulations and policies can overlap.
Works collaboratively with the Ethics Compliance and Audit Services team.
40% - Supports and models an integrated, best practice, risk-defined export control compliance program based on UC policy and the expectations of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Department of State, Department of Energy and Department of Treasury. Responsible for implementing, monitoring and communicating an effective export control compliance program at UCOP. Develops an export control liaison network within UCOP to support export control processes across UCOP and among campuses and locations. Provides training on relevant processes and policies, including restricted party screening and responds to export control review requests. Orchestrates a coordinated approach to export control compliance within UCOP, among and within UC campuses and locations. Maintains ITAR licensing, records and registration processes. Submits export licenses as needed. Is a resource to location Export Control Officers and the UC community; provides coaching and guidance regarding complex export control situations.
20% - Develops and conducts specific and focused export control education and training programs for UCOP, UC campuses and locations. Tailors training to the specific audience to make the training relevant, useful, and actionable.
20% - Organizes and participates in Systemwide working groups to address complex cross-functional issues with significant impact. Identifies and supports compliance program best practices, standards and procedures within the UC system, benchmarked from other universities and industry, with the goal of identifying applicable lessons to raise the maturity of compliance programs and decrease risk.
10% - Develops metrics and monitors for themes. Develops and conducts export control risk assessments to evaluate risk. Facilitates discussion on related risks and prioritization of resolution. Supervises Insider Threat Program and serves as Insider Threat Program Senior Official. Familiarity with responsibilities of a Facility Security Officer a plus.
10% - Provides support and communication and drives consensus for addressing risk for UCOP, campus and location export control compliance programs in a complex changing regulatory environment. Participates with management in strategic thinking and planning in regards to the Systemwide export control program.
Demonstrated prior work experience with export control education, licensing, and/or compliance, either at a U.S. university, federal government agency, or industry. Knowledge of export control regulations (Export Administration Regulations, International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Office of Foreign Assets Control Regulations) and Foreign Trade Regulations. Experience in how export control regulations inform research, academic and business activities, and in developing, implementing, and assessing best practice procedures. Excellent skills in complex decision making on critical issues. Demonstrated ability to develop independent recommendations for action as it relates to complex and varying individual export control situations, including identifying the applicable regulations, exemptions and exclusions for a given situation.
Ability to communicate complex information to all levels of management and administrators in a clear and concise manner both written in report form and verbally in meetings and through presentations including procedures, guidelines, policies, training materials, memos, reports and letters. Ability to proofread business correspondence with a high degree of accuracy.
Excellent interpersonal skills to work independently with all levels of University personnel, including management and faculty to facilitate consensus and move projects forward.
Ability to gather, organize, analyze, and report on issues and recommendations that are complex in nature. Ability to apply policy and legal concepts to issues.
Excellent project management skills. Demonstrated ability to lead working groups to achieve results.
Demonstrated ability to design, develop and deliver training.
Previous experience using federal export licensing systems.
Knowledge of University compliance policies, procedures and programs.
Willingness to attend external trainings within the first 6-months to gain expertise in specific areas.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. Master's degree preferred.
Compliance, trade compliance or export control certification preferred
Must have or be able to obtain, Department of Defense security clearance and certifications.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary:commensurate with experience.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.
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