Job Details

Compliance Analyst III - Office of Compliance

Job Number: 529610
Categories: Professional
Dallas, TX

Department: Office Of Compliance
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular











This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information




Salary Negotiable 



Experience and Education

Bachelor's degree in business or healthcare administration, regulatory compliance, consulting, project management, or related area, as well as 5 years of professional experience in a compliance-related field. 

Previous Research Compliance and/or Higher Education Compliance experience is strongly preferred.  CHRC/CHC/CCEP preferred.


Job Duties

Assists in collaborations with research and academic affairs operations teams to assure the development, implementation and ongoing improvement and assessment of the effectiveness of the seven elements of an effective compliance program for the enterprise.

Assists to develop and implement research and academic compliance education and training programs for employees and students, which may include export controls, research misconduct, protection of human subjects, conflicts of interest, responsible conduct of research, Clery Act, Title IX.

Coordinates and assists in conducting complex assurance/effectiveness reviews of research and academic compliance activities in accordance with appropriate standards, metrics, established compliance plan(s) and prescribed federal/state/institutional/UT System policies. Reports and presents findings at departmental and committee levels.

Assists in guiding identified compliance issues to the appropriate existing channels for evaluation and resolution; coordinates and prepares reports and assessments as appropriate.

Maintains productive working relationships and liaises with Human Resources, Sponsored Projects Administration, Research Administration, Academic Information Systems, Information Resources, Academic Affairs and other key departments in determining and implementing appropriate corrective actions.

Assists in the creation, production and dissemination of reports as required.

Serves as team leader and project manager while conducting complex assurance/effectiveness reviews or other department projects, including the establishment of goals, objectives, timelines and quality measures for the team's work and deliverables.

Conducts complex assurance/effectiveness reviews of compliance activities in accordance with appropriate standards, metrics, established compliance plan(s) and prescribed departmental/ unit/program policies.

Evaluates effectiveness of compliance controls used by reviewed department/unit/program, as well as compliance with all applicable University policies and procedures.

Prepares compliance reports and is capable of providing supporting evidence and defend the findings and recommendations made regarding identified compliance deficiencies or gaps.

Assists in investigations of alleged breaches of policy, misconduct or other acts of non-compliance to determine the cause, extent of loss and mechanisms for prevention.

Maintains effective working relationships with compliance to achieve objectives of assurance-related assignments.

Remains abreast of current developments in compliance.

Develops and maintains compliance-related education and training materials and, when necessary, conducts training sessions on compliance-related topics.

Performs other duties, as assigned.







UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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