The Center for Social Concern is a rapidly changing and responding center within Homewood Student Affairs. The Compliance Specialist is responsible for planning, executing, and advising on best practices of work within the CSC and supporting the growth of programs and partnerships. This position will work closely with liaisons across campus and in the community, including with anticipated vendors and partners.
The CSC supports over 55 student organizations and relationships with over 120 community based agencies. All students must receive basic training and complete tasks to be eligible to complete community service activities. Focusing on the safety, security, and responsiveness of JHU in the community, an increased need for attention to compliance is required for the growing programming of the CSC.
As the CSC expands, this position will support contracts and vendor agreements with tracking software systems and assist in the implementation and ongoing facilitation of review of service hours, student organization compliance, community partnership compliance, and vendor management.
This position will support the management of Memorandums of Understanding with all partnering community based agencies, identifying areas of potential liability, safety concern, and contract negotiation. The Compliance Specialist will be responsible for working with General Counsel and Risk Management within JHU to ensure compliance of policies and procedures from the University and from the CSC are upheld by all student organizations and programs within the CSC. These duties may require some weekend and evening hours. This position serves as a critical member of the Center’s shared services team and reports to an Associate Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Create systems for MOU generation and tracking with all CSC Community Partners.
Create, manage, and track student compliance trainings
Serve as the liaison for student organizations with compliance and risk management questions and issues.
Serve as an advisor to student organizations, assisting them in mission-focused service and group management.
Serve as the liaison for JHU General Counsel, Risk Management, and HSA compliance teams.
Assist the training, large events, and student organization teams in implementing best practices.
Consistently evaluating and revising systems for implementation of best practices within the CSC.
Support Monthly and other episodic service events hosted by the CSC.
Qualifications and Experience
This staff role requires a Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of three years of experience in a related field. The Compliance Specialist must have:
Demonstrated success with management of contracts, MOUs, and community based agreements
Demonstrated ability to bring a high degree of enthusiasm, energy, and creativity to civic engagement
Demonstrated success in a complex organization managing multiple audiences, preferred work with students, staff, faculty, and community members
Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, oral, public speaking, writing, and listening skills
Exceptional ability to manage multiple lines of communication with flexibility, humility, creativity, and humor
Excellent judgment and attention to detail
Excellent ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff
Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds (e.g., class, race, nationality, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, etc.) and to foster sensitivity to diversity and an inclusive campus and community culture
Proven ability to cultivate trust and credibility with colleagues and to build positive and effective relationships
This position is a crucial part of the CSC team based work and operates with a high level of autonomy. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to excellence and a desire to develop students and cultivate strong community partnerships. Evenings and weekends may be required as necessary.
Classified Title: Community Programs Specialist Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001405-Center for Social Concern Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs
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