Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. Five years of experience in a related field. Compliance management experience within Higher Education preferred. Operational familiarity with Texas Higher Education, Administration Code, and Texas Law preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Compliance, and Ethics Professional desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs complex and highly advanced managerial work to support exposure management through the creation and management of a strong compliance, risk management, and insurance program.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Responsible for the assessment of potential risks to property, persons, and financial loss and determining if these risks can be mitigated through compliance reviews, monitoring, or the purchase of appropriate levels of insurance to protect Sam Houston State University from loss related to unexpected or unintended events. Coordinates the development and maintenance of an enterprise-wide compliance program. Works closely with University departments, the Texas State University System (TSUS) Compliance Officer, and the TSUS Office of Internal Audit to identify compliance risks while providing leadership and guidance on the development of compliance monitoring plans to mitigate identified risks. Develops and implements a compliance model that identifies potential areas of compliance risks. Makes the recommendation to avoid, reduce, share or retain the risk to best protect SHSU. Oversees the work of assigned program staff. Oversees the preparation of program management and productivity reports and studies. Ensures the effectiveness of program activities. Prepares and evaluates program budget requests. Prepares and oversees the preparation of training and operational manuals. Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates programs. Develops and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Develops and recommends program guidelines. Oversees and conducts special and regular reviews of reported incidents, as well as normal operations. Provides guidance to employees in handling difficult or complex problems. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 24227
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.