Investigations Program Manager - 73261
As a major Silicon Valley employer, Stanford University has a challenging Compliance/Audit opportunity for the right individual. At Stanford, we are not just about finding your next job, but we hope youll discover a rewarding career, as well as life changing experience filled with rich traditions, a deep passion for collaboration and innovation, an unparalleled respect for diversity and creative freedom, and a culture of excellence. Check out Stanford as your next employer: http://www.stanford.edu/
Why Stanford? As one of the worlds premier research institutions, Stanford University devotes tremendous resources toward the betterment of humanity. We focus on hundreds of initiatives in everything from medicine to engineering, the environment, peace and national security in order to create an atmosphere humming with intelligence and excitement.
If you enjoy a challenge, variety, and working with people this position will interest you. If you have experience interacting with diverse customers in a university or health care setting, research-based organization, pharmaceutical or device manufacturing company, or large consulting firm and possess a strong skill-set for compliance, ethics, internal audit, privacy, research compliance or fraud examination and forensics, then you may be the right match for this role.
The position reports to the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (CECO) and requires working knowledge of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations and state and federal laws, regulations and policies surrounding whistleblower protection, non-retaliation, confidentiality, access to and retention of records.
In this challenging position, you will be following up on concerns received via the Compliance Helpline, fact-gathering from across the University and its Affiliates, conducting investigations, performing analytics, writing meaningful reports, recommending corrective action plans and improvements, drafting policies and training and raising awareness regarding compliance and ethics. Once established in the role, this is a highly independent position. You will work in consultation with the CECO and others to resolve complex or high risk issues.
- Manage and conduct complex and in-depth investigations of compliance/ethics/privacy incidents.
- Create and maintain policies, procedures and guidelines, and lead projects that ensure Stanfords ongoing compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
- Provide subject matter expertise on a wide array of topics, initiatives and projects advising on federal and California state laws. Serve as a lead subject matter expert resource for the Stanford community.
- Perform outreach across the University to introduce the program area to the Stanford community; establish and maintain long-term relationships and become a trusted and valued partner that is viewed as a subject matter resource for compliance/ethics/privacy expertise.
- Develop, deliver and implement training (both broad-based and individualized) to the Stanford workforce, and assist in the development of communication programs to educate and update the Stanford community on compliance, risk and/or privacy requirements.
- Collaborate with constituents across the Stanford community on a wide-range of compliance/privacy-related topics. Maintain productive customer relationships.
- Develop and implement annual work plans to assess and review policies, practices and processes with requirements, and develop, implement and monitor corresponding corrective action plans.
- Recommend and prepare materials for board and senior management meetings.
- Monitor current compliance/privacy trends, legislation and activities, contribute to implementing best practices.
- May supervise other staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and seven years of relevant audit, privacy, compliance, risk management or other relevant experience in higher education, health care, research-based non-profit organizations, or government contracting or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Highly effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills to address a wide variety of sophisticated audiences.
- Demonstrate professionalism, discretion and judgment through sound decision-making to obtain solutions through collaborative efforts with a wide-variety of offices and departments throughout Stanford University.
- Superior knowledge of state and federal statutes, laws and regulations, industry standards, trends and/or regulatory requirements in expertise subject area.
- Expert analytical and problem solving skills.
- Experience in conducting investigations with an attention to detail.
- Ability to productively assemble, engage, and lead cross-functional teams and lead projects from start to finish.
- Demonstrated critical thinking skills and ability to implement strategic policy recommendations.
Certifications and Licenses:
- Compliance/Privacy certification desired.
- Possesses an advanced degree/certification, e.g., MBA, CPA, CIA, CFE, JD.
- Works calmly under pressure and maintains excellent working relationships within the Office of Audit, Compliance, Risk and Privacy (ACRP) and other departments, partner groups, and sponsors.
- Clearly communicates complex principles, concepts and regulatory requirements in simple and actionable terms.
- Familiarity with the Stanford environment and culture would be very helpful.
- May work extended hours or weekends.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
We are not able to provide sponsorship or relocation for this position.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job: Compliance Legal
Location: Business Affairs
Job Code: 2373