Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer

Position Information

Position Details

Position Number 36576
Class Title Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer
Job Description

The Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer provides oversight and responsibility for programs and activities at UCF that fulfill the requirements for an effective compliance, ethics, and risk program as required by Chapter 8 of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Board of Governors Regulation 4.003. This position routinely communicates to the president, Board of Trustees Audit and Compliance Committee, and senior leadership on the program’s activities and effectiveness and makes necessary modifications to the program in response to noncompliance or unethical conduct.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the university’s compliance, ethics, and risk program and ensure that the program is reasonably designed to optimize its effectiveness in preventing or detecting noncompliance, unethical behavior, and criminal conduct.
  • Oversee and ensure a program which supports mitigation of risks to the university and its employees and provides safe harbor in the event of misconduct or noncompliance.
  • Provide direct supervision of the University Compliance, Ethics, and Risk Office and the Athletics Compliance Office; Ensure that staff maintain appropriate certifications and are appropriately trained.
  • Perform assessments of the program and make appropriate changes and improvements.
  • Routinely communicate to the Board of Trustees Audit and Compliance Committee and the president on the effectiveness of the compliance and ethics program.
  • Develop and update the Compliance and Ethics Program Plan and ensure its implementation.
  • Provide leadership and oversight in the development of effective lines of communication. Ensure training and education is provided to the UCF community.
  • Chair and staff the University Policies and Procedures Committee and ensure appropriate revision, development, and communication of policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and ensure that standards are enforced and promoted through appropriate incentives and disciplinary guidelines and assist the university in its responsibility to use reasonable efforts to exclude within the university and its affiliated organizations individuals whom it knew or should have known through the exercise of due diligence to have engaged in conduct not consistent with the program.
  • Administer the UCF Integrity Line and ensure communication to the UCF community on the responsibility to report misconduct and noncompliance, the avenues for reporting, and protection from retaliation.
  • Provide oversight, guidance, and coordination of effective internal monitoring, investigations, and compliance reviews.
  • Provide oversight and guidance on the effective response to detected problems and provide recommendations for corrective action as appropriate.
  • Identify and provide oversight and coordination of compliance partners responsible for compliance and ethics related activities across campus and provide communication, training and guidance on the program and compliance and ethics related matters.
  • Provide oversight and coordination of external inquiries into compliance with federal and state laws and take appropriate steps to ensure safe harbor for university in instances of non-compliance or misconduct.
  • Coordinate or request compliance activity information or assistance necessary from any university, federal, state, or local government entities.
Minimum Qualifications

Master’s or doctorate degree in an appropriate area of specialization and three years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five years of appropriate experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements
  • A Master’s degree
  • Experience in the development and implementation of an effective comprehensive compliance, ethics, and risk program
  • An understanding of applicable laws, regulations, industry standards, and related compliance issues
  • A record of successful administration experience in higher education for more than five years
  • Understand the importance of building relationships and effective communication to all levels of the university community and demonstrate effective leadership
  • Strong public speaking and report writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, tact and productivity
  • Strong collaboration skills
Special Conditions

Complete the university application form and attach the following three documents to the form: (1) your resume; (2) a letter of intent describing your experience and interest in the position; (3) the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. The search committee will contact candidates prior to contacting references. Applications received by March 20, 2018 will receive early review.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 402968
Job Open Date 02/16/2018
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division President
College/Area Not Applicable
Department Office of the President
Annual Salary $150,000 to Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
If Visiting A&P, please specify timeframe
Job Category A&P
Work Schedule
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's or doctorate degree in an appropriate area of specialization and three years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five years of appropriate experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4