Bard College seeks a Compliance Officer. This is a full-time, exempt, 12 month per year position. The Compliance Officer reports to the Associate Dean for Regulatory Compliance, and will work primarily with staff across Bard College's international network. The incumbent will help support Bard's institutional capacity to ensure compliance with a wide range of US government, and other foreign governments, compliance regulations.
The Compliance Officer spreads awareness of policies, coordinates programs to promote the observation of guidelines, helps inform and advise Bard staff and faculty on relevant rules and guidelines set by governments and other regulatory bodies. They must stay up-to-date with current regulations, develop policies and processes to help meet guidelines, monitor these practices and maintain all records required to certify compliance. The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
Bard College's main campus is in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., with 1,900 undergraduate students; the College also includes multiple graduate programs. The 1,000-acre campus sits along the Hudson River and offers the Fisher Performing Arts Center, and Hessel Museum of Art, and is the home of the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest college-degree-granting prison education program in the U.S. The Bard Network also includes several Bard High School Early Colleges across the country as well as international campuses and partnerships. The Bard Network is complex and demonstrates Bard's priorities well in addition to the College's emphasis on civic engagement.
Bard College is a private institution working in the public interest. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focused on rethinking who can and should be included in a liberal arts education.
Perform and monitor screening of international entities engaged in Bard sponsored activities
Perform foreign gift reporting to the U.S. government
Help in the accreditation of international academic programs
Maintain relevant records of international compliance activities
Perform analysis of compliance requirements in international agreements
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
BA or BS degree
3-5 years of experience in compliance-related activities, preferably at an institution of higher learning
Knowledge of grant and contract language
Experience with interpreting U.S. government regulations
Refined professional writing and communication skills
Passionate interest in exploring and understanding global education
Must be able to build relationships with and support a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion
Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and work in standard office environment
Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds
Must be able to work occasional weekends and evenings as needed
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references through Interfolio.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
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About Bard College
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.