Overview: Reporting to Tufts University Senior Vice President for University Relations and General Counsel, the newly created position of Chief Compliance Officer will oversee and manage the University’s compliance function and compliance risk. The CCO will work in a consultative and collaborative manner with other established compliance functions throughout the University and provide leadership in managing complex compliance obligations associated with a top-tier academic and research institution.
Institution: Centered in the vibrant academic landscape of Greater Boston, Tufts is the best of all worlds: a close-knit community with the resources of a major research university, welcoming campuses near big city opportunities, and a global network of accomplished alumni. Since 1852, Tufts has prepared exceptional students in diverse fields for lives of learning and leadership. The University’s commitment to the liberal arts, vital research enterprise, and collaborative, interdisciplinary culture combines to spark curiosity and create resounding global impact.
Experience: The successful candidate will have significant experience leading or helping to lead the compliance function within large complex organizations, and at least ten years of compliance experience. Experience at a research university is strongly preferred, although not required. The position requires an accomplished individual with a distinguished compliance professional record, regardless of industry background. A legal background is strongly preferred but not required.
Location/Relocation: Medford, Massachusetts. Hybrid in office schedule. Remote candidates will not be considered.
Compensation: Competitive base salary and exceptional benefits will be offered commensurate with experience.
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