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To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019. 

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The policy and compliance analyst will provide support in the areas of research and policy analysis within UW System Human Resources and ensure compliance with relevant federal, state, and local laws. This position heavily involves policy and will also have a lead role in ensuring that standard operating procedures are documented, maintained and refreshed at regular intervals.  Attention to detail and the ability to get things done are requirements of the position.


Major responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain policies for the UW System Human Resources (UWSHR) in coordination and collaboration with stakeholders across the UW System institutions
  • Oversight and review of institution Human Resource policies to ensure compliance with applicable Wisconsin State Statute, Board of Regent Policies and Resolutions, Human Resources Administrative Policies and University Personnel System policies.
  • Develop and submits required reports to ensure compliance with relevant federal, state, and local laws, including Affirmative Action, Title IX, Fair Labor Standards Act, American Association of University Professors, and the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System (IPEDs).
  • Collaborate with internal UWSHR process owners to identify, develop, and revise departmental Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Liaises with the director of Administrative Policies and special projects to ensure policy alignment and consistency
  • Serve as primary liaison to Office of General Counsel in all legal matters governing the employment relationship.
  • Advises human resources partners, leaders and managers on sensitive employee relations issues, both at system administration and Systemwide.
  • Provide information for Legislative Audit Bureau and Freedom of Information Act requests, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

In order to be considered for this position, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of relevant experience or at least 7 years of relevant experience as a paralegal or in another capacity dealing with employee relations, legal issues in HR, research or policy development.
  • High level of attention to detail required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and high comfort level with presentations.
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products or other office productivity tools (e.g., SharePoint, Google Docs, Excel)
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with policy research and development.
  • Able to operate with a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Sound judgement, critical thinking and the ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to navigate competing priorities and function well in a highly complex environment.

PREFERRED Qualifications

Well-qualified applicants will also have the following:

  • A juris doctor degree with five years’ experience in policy research, analysis and interpretation.
  • Synthesis of large amounts of data and communicating findings to different stakeholder audiences
  • Experience writing position papers on diverse legal issues
  • Human Resources certification and experience within higher education, a plus.


More information about the Policy And Compliance Analyst pdf can be found in the complete advertisement.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019.

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The University of Wisconsin System Administration is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.