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Compliance Coordinator

Western Wyoming Community College

Rock Springs, WY,US

EXPECTATIONS AND NATURE OF THE POSITION
The Compliance Coordinator serves as the Title IX Coordinator as well as overseeing multiple compliance related areas on campus including; ADA/Section 508, Clery Reporting, Policies & Procedures Committee Institutional Research Board.
This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate closely with multiple campus departments.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR WHICH THIS EMPLOYEE IS
ACCOUNTABLE
Title IX
1. Serve as the Title IX Coordinator
2. provides services and training programs related to Title IX, sexual harassment and other issues to the College community.
3. Provide process oversight and hear appeals inquiries pertaining to Title IX violations. Responsible for oversight of investigations of complaints based on race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, and veteran status, including complaints of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault, as well as grievance related procedures.
4. Monitor a prompt and equitable Title IX investigatory process in accordance with College policy.
5. Keep current on the most recent proposed and enacted local, state and federal legislation, statutes, ordinances, etc. that impact the College, engaging with key stakeholders to ensure applicability and compliance in respective operational areas.
6. Provide oversight for Title IX compliance in all areas of the campus including, athletic participation, treatment in athletic programs, and athletic financial assistance.
7. Oversee the College’s Title IX Policies and Procedures, ensuring both are in alignment with current laws and regulations.
Section 508 Compliance
1. Serve as 508 Coordinator and subject matter expert on all 508 issues; participate in working groups and/or meetings with stakeholders to discuss requirements and/or present 508 strategies and solutions; provide guidance on technical issues involving Section 508 as it relates to accessible documents and electronic media.
2. Monitor and stay up to date with latest industry trends, advancements in technology, and evolution of federal accessibility rules, regulations, and guidance.
3. Collaborate with campus stakeholders to review and ensure deliverables such as PDF, PPT, Excel and Word documents are Section 508 compliant and adhere to other applicable accessibility laws.
4. Assist in developing a Section 508 compliance program by ensuring college policies and procedures are consistent with federal and departmental policies and industry best practices.
5. Assist in the development and application of Section 508 training programs to instruct delivery teams on how to develop Section 508 compliant products.
6. Develop, plan, and perform comprehensive periodic internal assessments to ensure consistency in compliance.
Policies & Procedures (P&P)
1. Serve as the permanent Chair of the P&P Committee
2. Work closely with P&P members to conduct regular meetings with agendas and minutes as well as on-boarding for new P&P members.
3. Work with Policy Stewards to ensure new policy additions or policy adjustments occur in a timely manner and according to established guidelines.
4. Ensure a regular review all college policies & procedures.
IRB
1. Serve as the permanent Co-Chair of the IRB.
2. Work closely with the faculty Co-chair to conduct regular IRB meetings with agendas and minutes as well as on-boarding for new IRB members.
3. Ensure all IRB processes are consistent with federal regulations and college policies.

Additional Duties
1. Ensure that mandatory consumer disclosures and provide oversight that required reporting obligations are up-to-date and meeting the regulatory requirements for disclosure.
2. Serve as primary contact on College’s webpage, portal page, and printed materials regarding compliance.
3. Regularly attend compliance and related education programs to understand best practices.
4. Monitor university compliance regarding required disclosures (open records request)
5. Develop and implement required policies, programs, and activities in response to changes to CLERY and other campus safety regulations.

Minimum Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Abilities, Education & Experience)
1. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, education (or a related field).
2. Three years’ work experience in a regulatory, compliance, or auditing role.
3. Strong analytical & critical thinking skills.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
5. Self-directed with a capacity to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
6. Proficiency in understanding, interpreting and applying complex rules, regulations and laws.

Equivalency Statement
For those candidates who do not meet all minimum qualifications, an equivalent combination of
education and experience, which has provided, comparable knowledge and abilities may be
acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Master’s Degree in human resources, education, business (or a related field)
2. Higher Education work experience
3. Training in Title IX

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