Affirmative Action No.:: 16P082
First Consideration Date:: 04/14/2016
Department:: VP-Research & Graduate Studies Admn
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: $85,500
To serve as the primary point of contact at Wright State University for all issues involving export/trade compliance, internal (WSU management, faculty, staff and students) and external; e.g., research sponsors, U.S. Government agencies and other third parties. Reports to Director, Research Compliance Office
- Bachelor's degree plus three years' experience in a position responsible for export compliance or Master’s degree (or higher)by start date plus one years’ experience in export compliance;
- Significant military experience in export compliance can substitute for the degree requirement;
- In-depth knowledge of U.S. export compliance regulations and administrative process required (e.g. EAR, ITAR, and OFAC);
- Work experience in research administration/compliance at an institution of higher education and/or experience with administering government contracts/grants;
- Evidence of excellent written and verbal communication skills, with effective presentation and training skills required;
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a group setting;
- Due to the nature of the work to be performed, only US persons (any individual who is a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident alien of the United States, or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)) will be considered for this position.
- Experience using Visual Compliance or similar export control software.
- Knowledge of government contract language; e.g., FAR/DFARS clauses
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Assist the Director, Office of Research Compliance in developing, implementing and enhancing internal policies, procedures, directives and guidelines to facilitate export compliance at WSU. Serve as the primary "Empowered Official" for WSU, advise faculty, staff and students on export compliance issues related to all research, especially with respect to the issue of "fundamental research." Assist the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the Office of Technology Transfer in the review of research projects and agreements for export compliance issues during both the pre-award and post-award stages.
Monitor compliance with export control requirements and WSU procedures and develop/implement improvements as necessary. Assist with export licensing jurisdiction and classification determinations related to hardware, software and technology and seek formal determinations when required. Make licensing determinations and prepare /submit applications for export licenses. Develop, implement and monitor Technology Control Plans (TCP). Conduct internal reviews to confirm compliance with WSU policies and procedures and assist with internal and external audits of WSU's export compliance procedures.
Develop and implement an effective export compliance education and training program, including on-going education for WSU personnel and the development of web-based materials to facilitate independent learning.
Regularly report on the status of the WSU export compliance program and issues of particular concern to the Vice President for Research, the President and Board of Trustees, as required.
To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University before making an employment offer at the final stage to verify whether a job applicant has a criminal record. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations). A conviction is not an automatic bar to employment.