Bachelor's degree in 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 designations are 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: 26483
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies.
SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.
SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas,... Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.
A member of The Texas State University System