Opens 05/24/2021 · Closes 07/23/2021

The Export Compliance Officer will be responsible for developing, managing, and coordinating campus-wide processes to support BC’s research enterprise and ensure that the University is compliant with all U.S. export control laws and regulations.

Qualifications

  • At least three to five years in an export compliance position at a research-based university, or comparable experience, is required.
  • Export Compliance Professional certification is preferred, but not required.
  • An undergraduate degree and/or an advanced degree (Master’s or Ph.D.) in a scientific or engineering field is preferred, but not required.
  • A Juris Doctor (J.D.) is preferred, but not required.

Responsibilities

The Export Compliance Officer will be responsible for managing various campus risk mitigation processes, including, but not limited to:

  • implementing and overseeing plans to protect sensitive/export-controlled instruments, equipment, and technologies;
  • identifying export-control requirements in sponsored research;
  • supporting international collaborations;
  • assessing international shipping and international travel for export compliance and licensing requirements;
  • screening and vetting international research agreements and visiting foreign nationals.

The Export Compliance Officer will be directly involved in fact-finding, data entry, drafting of security plans and reports, researching policy and regulations, providing training, supporting decision-making, generating reports and metrics, auditing, record-keeping, and other tasks.

The Export Compliance Officer will participate in the development of new processes which might entail building electronic forms, establishing electronic workflows, approval checkpoints, data storage, etc.

The Export Compliance Officer will also be responsible for developing Technology Control Plans, as needed; obtaining export licenses, as needed; and developing a university-wide training program to educate faculty, staff, and students about export control laws and policies.

The Export Compliance Officer will need to have exceptional oral and written communication skills, be familiar with an academic or research environment, and possess direct experience with export compliance.

The Export Compliance Officer will need to partner with a wide number of stakeholders and coordinate with BC faculty and staff, including, but not limited to: professors, research faculty, research administrators, department administrators, legal counsel, and other compliance personnel.

The Export Compliance Officer’s level of responsibility makes this a highly important and visible position.

The Export Compliance Officer will report to the Director of Research Security and Export Compliance, within the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.

How to Apply

To apply, visit https://bc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/4707?c=bc.