Academic Compliance Manager
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Grand Canyon University’s Office of Academic Compliance and Regulation is seeking a full time Academic Compliance Manager. This position is responsible for monitoring, tracking, and processing academic compliance documentation by assisting the Academic Compliance Director with overseeing policies and processes related to the University Appeal and Code of Conduct procedures. This role is responsible for the supervision of staff and the day-to-day operations related to the formal University Appeal processes and procedures, as well as the University’s Academic Integrity program.
- Assists Director of Academic Compliance with the daily oversight of the Academic Integrity program and formal University Appeal process.
- Monitors and assesses functional areas within the department to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures and processes.
- Ensures all submissions are processed and closed within time specified in Service Learning Agreements and the University Policy Handbook.
- Assists in developing and implementing methods to reduce plagiarism, cheating and other violations of the Student Code of Conduct and Academic Standards.
- Maintain and report metrics for the Code of Conduct and Appeal processes, and provide comparisons. Provides statistical data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
- Monitors trends in appeals and Code of Conduct submissions and recommends/implements improvements to process and/or curriculum/learning/classroom activities through appropriate channels.
- Maintains relationships and open communications with University departments, students, faculty, and staff to assist in the reporting, review, and resolution of student appeal or Code of Conduct issues.
- Recommends revisions to policies related to the University Appeal or Code of Conduct.
- Conducts investigations for Code of Conduct and Appeal issues, and ensures effective and efficient research by Code of Conduct and Appeals staff has been done.
- Develops training and education for faculty and staff, as needed.
- Assists with input to the department overall goals and contributions and develops engaging environment for staff to be able to meet and align with department/University goals.
- Other duties may be assigned.
- Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- Five years’ total work experience:
- A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in a related role, policy or compliance focus preferred.
- A minimum of 3 years’ work experience managing direct reports including coaching, counseling and employment decisions.
- An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be substituted upon hiring supervisor’s approval.
- Ability to collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions to resolve complex situations.
- Leadership abilities to effectively staff through managing of performance, by providing continuous feedback and coaching, and creating a learning environment.
- Meticulous attention to detail and sound judgment and an aptitude for proven success in problem analysis and resolution.
- Ability to diplomatically handle difficult or urgent matters in a confident and proficient manner. This includes the ability to maintain equanimity and decorum in face of resistance or disagreement.
- Responsive, takes action and resolves issues as necessary.
- Demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement of quality, processes, self and others.
- Ability to work on multiple competing projects or cases simultaneously without loss of quality while meeting deadlines and ability to effectively cope with changing priorities.
- Ability to present analytical findings in an insightful, intuitive and understanding manner.
- Ability to prioritize case workloads, researching federal and state guidelines as necessary.
- High degree of proficiency with MS Office Suite.
- Excellent planning and organizational skills to ensure the effective and efficient overall operation of the programs to maximize University resources.
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University's Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.
Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.
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