Major, Lindsey & Africa ("MLA") has been exclusively retained by Temple University ("Company" or "University") to conduct a search for a Chief Compliance Officer. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: Reporting to the University President and the Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees, the Chief Compliance Officer ("CCO") is primarily responsible for overseeing and coordinating University-wide enterprise risk management and compliance activities, including the evaluation and monitoring of the university's operational and strategic enterprise risks, as well as seeking to ensure that the University and its employees are complying with domestic and international regulatory requirements as well as internal policies and procedures. The CCO is the primary architect and steward of the University's enterprise compliance strategy and processes.
Company: Temple University is a top-ranked research university experiencing great momentum and situated in the City of Philadelphia. More than 38,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are enrolled in its over 400 academic degree programs offered at campuses and sites in Pennsylvania as well as international campuses in Rome, Tokyo, Singapore and London. Temple is among the world's largest providers of professional education (law, medicine, podiatry, pharmacy, dentistry, and architecture), preparing the largest body of professional practitioners in Pennsylvania.
Compensation: Competitive compensation package.
Experience: 15+ years' experience including experience in a leadership role addressing legal and/or regulatory requirements, preferably in an academic or healthcare environment, or in a law firm representing higher education institutions in compliance matters. A working knowledge of higher education laws and regulations, including in the following areas: HEOA, athletics (Title IX); FERPA; Clery Act; sponsored research; GLBA, HIPAA/privacy of health information, and ADA, is preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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