Job Requisition Number: 25770. The University of California Police Department provides a full range of law enforcement services in support of the academic and public service missions of the University of California, serving a diverse community of more than 35,000 students and 14,000 faculty & staff in the vibrant City of Berkeley, at the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to the traditional role of a police department we also carry out a variety of proactive educational, outreach and crime prevention programs. We pride ourselves in a professional and high-quality delivery of service, which we provide with sensitivity to the unique concerns of the University community.
The Clery Act Coordinator serves as the campus coordinator responsible for governance over the campus’s compliance with the regulatory requirements set forth by the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Coordinator serves as the expert resource for campus departments regarding all laws and regulations as outlined in the Federal Clery Act as well as laws and regulations pertaining to the processing, retention, release, and disposition of campus CLERY records. This position creates Campus policy, provides training and education to Deans, Directors, Vice Chancellors and Associate Vice Chancellors and other high-level administrators on the complexities and compliance regulations in the Department of Education’s program.
Key Responsibilities include: •Identifies compliance issues of importance to the organization which frequently cross organizational lines. Develops appropriate analytical and procedural framework for addressing the issues in the organization. •Serves as campus subject matter expert on the Clery Act and regularly reviews campus policies on emergency and evacuation procedures, sexual assault response, crime reporting, facility access and security, crime prevention, law enforcement/security,alcohol/drug, sex offenses, sex offender information and other areas defined under the Clery Act. •Provides leadership, guidance, education, and policy development to the campus, and represents the campus to external agencies.Provides guidance to Campus leadership and other campus departments regarding changes needed to meet compliance obligations. Implements and enforces those changes. •Maintains expert knowledge of the Clery Act, including any and all changes to the Clery Act and other laws or regulations affecting Clery Act provisions. Updates the organization in a timely manner
•Leads taskforces to respond to the highest profile complaint cases and / or those with significant potential impact to the organization Advises on issues without precedence. Provides industry benchmarks. •Analyzes, predicts and instructs constituencies regarding direction in the absence of clear external and internal practices. Analyzes, interprets, and explains complex laws, •policies, and procedures in response to public inquiries specific to the Federal Clery Act. Plays a leadership role regarding State and Federal audits. Coordinator determines best practices related to state and federal law, university initiatives and practices in furtherance of Clery Act compliance measures. •Provides analytical and administrative information to the Campus Clery Act Advisory Committee (CAAC). Participates on the Coordinated Community Review Team for Sexual and Gender Based Violence and Misconduct. •Conducts investigations of suspected and reported violations of Clery Act and related laws and policies. Obtains legal opinions when appropriate to implement remedies for determined violations. Serves as liaison with auditors from other locations. Assists in structuring complex audits, including identifying witnesses, policies, data resources and other evidence. Responsibile for resolution of issues.
•Ensures management corrective actions are in place following complex and or politically sensitive investigations Confirms appropriate monitoring controls are utilized Responsible for the most sensitive of investigation subjects. •Develops, implements, and administers compliance policies, procedures, and practices to comply with the Clery Act. Audits effectiveness of those policies, procedures and practices. Takes corrective action to bring efforts into compliance standards.Provides reports to UCOP and the Department of Education on a routine basis regarding Clery compliance and regulatory items. •Provides training and instruction to Human Resources, Student Affairs and other campus departments, in the identification of Campus Security Authorities (CSA's) as defined by the Clery Act. Maintains a current list of job titles identified as CSAs. •Develops methods and seeks opportunities to increase manager and staff awareness of ethics and compliance programs and associated processes. Attends staff meetings, creates website tools and communications, solicits feedback, and creates and delivers training programs. •Develops and delivers employee communication, education, and training programs that focus on the elements of campus wide compliance with the Clery Act. •Provides CSA and Clery Act training presentations in person to various sized audiences. •Regularly monitors and updates CSA list for the Learning Management System in order to maintain an accurate and current database. •Performs audits of Campus Security Authorities compliance with training.
•Develops proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization Leads or participates on system-wide committees to address complex cross-campus issues with significant impact. Topics may include security, integrity of information, conflict of interest and records data management. Typically represents OP or a campus on system-wide committees. Assists department with building expertise in ethics and compliance Expresses overall viewpoint of leadership. •Participates with high level administration in strategic thinking and planning in policy domain. Develops presents and implements proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization. Analyzes and identifies short and long-term resource needs, develops strategies, makes recommendations to campus leadership and implements effective solutions to issues related to the Clery Act. •Leads committees and workgroups as needed to address policy issues, complaint response systems, and educational programs. Is a resource for relevant federal and state laws, University policies, local procedures, department case history and political environments. Directly connects with Government Relations for legislative input. Provides feedback and analysis for relevant federal and state laws. May participate in meeting with legislature.
•Ensures organization has appropriate critical coordinated response systems, with effective and efficient controls in place. Confirms organization compliance with legal and regulatory requirements in a complex changing environment. Provides cross functional coordination for risk mitigation. •Collaborates with OP and other location colleagues to address complex system-wide issues with significant impact. Topics may include data analysis, integrity of information, records data management, and history or past audits. Typically represents OP or a location on system-wide committees. Is a resource to Clery compliance professionals; provides coaching and guidance. Represents overall viewpoint of Campus leadership on issues. •Represents UCB on the UC system-wide Clery Coordinator work group and participates in system-wide trainings and briefings to ensure campus compliance with changing legislation.Knowledge and Skills: •Expert knowledge of the ethics and compliance profession, theories and systems of internal control, and professional compliance and investigations standards. •Expert knowledge of University ethics and compliance policies, procedures and programs. Demonstrated grasp of ROI concepts. •Applies sound principles and standards in completing highly complex and technical assignments. •Ability to gather, organize, analyze, and report on issues and recommendations that are complex in nature. Ability to apply policy and legal concepts to issues. •Excellent interpersonal skills to work independently with all levels of University personnel, including management and faculty, and to facilitate agreement on issues and corrective actions. •Ability to communicate complex information to all levels of management and administrators in a clear and concise manner both written and verbal. •Excellent skills in complex decision making on critical issues. •Excellent skills in presenting information in a thorough and complete manner. Education/Training: •Bachelor’s degree in related area and at least three to five years relevant experience OR Master’s Degree/JD and one to two years relevant experience is preferred Licenses or certifications: •Professional certification(s) applicable to job responsibilities preferred. An extensive pre-employment Background Investigation will be conducted.
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