The University of Wisconsin System is one of the largest systems of public higher education in the country and employs more than 40,000 faculty and staff statewide. The UW System’s combined enrollment headcount exceeds 165,000, and the System confers more than 37,000 degrees each year. The UW System is comprised of 13 four-year universities with 13 two-year branch campuses affiliated with seven of the four-year institutions. Two of the universities (UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee) are doctoral degree-granting institutions and 11 are master’s degree-granting comprehensive institutions. The UW System is governed by a single Board of Regents comprised of 18 members. The UW System head is the President of the System. Together, these institutions are a tremendous academic, cultural, and economic resource for Wisconsin, the nation, and the world.
The Office of Compliance & Integrity provides support and services to UW System institutions in identifying and fulfilling compliance obligations from federal law, state law, and Board of Regents policies and to promote a culture that moves beyond regulatory compliance to one that embraces ethics and integrity. This position will operate within a hybrid work environment.
Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, this position oversees and coordinate’s UW System’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, and certain aspects of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. The Administrator serves as the point person regarding compliance with these areas for campus Title IX and Clery Act Coordinators, Deputy Coordinators, and related personnel.
To be considered for this position, applicants must have:
- A bachelor’s degree.
- Working knowledge of applicable state federal, and local laws, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
- Ability to interpret and/or apply established misconduct and/or non-discrimination policies and procedures.
- Demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent attention to detail, superior analytical and interpretation skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge and use of Microsoft products, and other technology skills (i.e. SharePoint, Internet, E-mail, Adobe, etc.)
- Demonstrated ability and skill to:
- Collaborate with and provide guidance to groups with diverse viewpoints, commitments, experiences, and responsibilities toward the attainment of common goals and collaborate with a wide array of individuals, groups, and organizations.
- Cross organizational and cultural boundaries, adapting to the context both in person and at a distance.
- Work in a culturally diverse environment and interact with diverse individuals at all levels of the organization.
- Lead and facilitate a large group of constituents and stakeholders in the development and implementation of changes or process improvements.
- Communicate technical and complex concepts clearly and persuasively in writing, in meetings, in presentations, and in training sessions.
- Work independently and as a member of a team.
- Conduct research, analyze data, and articulate results and findings.
- Use diplomatic and interpersonal skills when working with key stakeholders, including senior officials and organization leaders.
- Think strategically, set priorities and goals, manage multiple responsibilities, and deliver against deadlines with minimal supervision.
- Engage in critical thinking, problem-solving, facilitation, strong judgment and sound decision-making to manage highly sensitive and confidential information.
- Set priorities, manage multiple responsibilities, and deliver against deadlines.
- Juris Doctor or related advanced degree.
- At least three years of progressively responsible experience working for a higher education college, university, or system.
- In-depth knowledge of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
- Experience working with compliance-related topics in a university or state or federal government setting, such as federal research and environmental, health and safety regulations as well as other regulations regarding the operation of complex public bureaucracies.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position is a full-time, salaried (exempt) Academic Staff Appointment. Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary within a range of $80,000 – $110,000 commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications. UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UWSA comprehensive benefit package, you can read our benefit summary guide: Summary – Faculty, Academic Staff & Limited Appointees. Furthermore, the UW System Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator is a tool designed to provide you with total compensation information.
The UW System is required to conduct a criminal background and sexual harassment check for final candidate(s) prior to employment. Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the University States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials as soon as possible. Applicant screening will begin immediately and be ongoing through September 6, 2022. However, applications may be accepted until the position has been filled.
- Go to the UWSA Applicant Portal to submit your materials online and select the appropriate applicant portal, either External Applicants or Internal Applicants and click on the position title that you want to apply for.
- Follow the onscreen instructions and be sure to include your salary expectations when asked in our applicant tracking In addition, please be sure to upload ALL THREE of the required documents: resume, cover letter, and references as PDF files. Failing to include any of these documents may disqualify your application.
- Your cover letter MUST specifically address how your education and experience relate to the and qualifications. Be sure to emphasize the areas outlined under “Minimum and Preferred Qualifications”
- Your reference page should include the names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers for three professional references with at least one being from a current or previous supervisor.
- Include a statement of whether you wish to have your application held in confidence or made available to the public upon request. Please note that in the absence of any statement regarding confidentiality, we will assume you do not wish to have your application held in confidence. The UW System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
- Submit your application.
The University of Wisconsin System Administration is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, and person with disabilities.
Questions may be addressed to: Lori Fuller, Senior Human Resources Manager; UW System Human Resources; at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (608) 263-0847.