Compliance Specialist

The Division of Research Compliance and Global Support (DRCGS) is the Office of Research's primary Division responsible for developing and implementing research compliance programs that promote ethical and legally compliant research practices throughout UF's research enterprise. With latitude for independent judgment and action, the Compliance Specialist will work with the DRCGS Director and Assistant Directors to carry out the functions of the Division. The Compliance Specialist will maintain a varied portfolio of compliance duties that will include supporting international sponsored research activities, the export control program, and general research compliance matters handled by the Division. Specifically, the Compliance Specialist will complete first level reviews of research activities to identify export or global compliance issues, communicate with faculty and staff to facilitate compliance measures in on-going research projects, provide recommendations on required compliance measures to the Division's leadership team, and participate in strategic planning and special projects to meet the Division's goals.

Export Control Program

  *   Understand and remain up-to-date with UF, state, and federal export control and sanctions laws, regulations, and policies.
  *   Review UF faculty and staff activities for compliance with UF, state, and federal export control requirements (activities for review include: proposals, grants, and contracts; material transfer agreements; non-disclosure agreements; international travel; foreign visitors; invention disclosures; etc.).
  *   Serve as a subject-matter expert and liaison between DRCGS, other Office of Research units, and UF colleges and departments for export control issues.
  *   Support exports of UF information or items outside of the U.S.
  *   Assist the Assistant Director of Export control with various tasks, including export control classifications, program recordkeeping, tracking program metrics, export control training, technology control plan development, and filing federal Electronic Export Information paperwork.
Global Compliance Program

  *   Understand and maintain familiarity with federal, state, and UF regulations and policies governing international activities, including fiscal, travel, procurement, human resources, and other relevant policies.
  *   Review UF faculty and staff international activities for compliance with UF, state, and federal requirements.
  *   Assist with international sponsored research project planning, risk assessment, and management.
  *   Assist with vetting potential foreign collaborators.
General Research Compliance

  *   Participate in the Division's special projects, as assigned.
  *   Support research compliance investigations.
  *   Draft policy, guidance, and responsive correspondence supporting research compliance programs.
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