Compliance Program Coordinator at The Ohio State University
Posting DateJune 16, 2017
Location of Position
For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.
The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Ohio State University, one of the nation's leading public universities, is seeking applications for the position of Compliance and Life Skills Program Coordinator for the Marching and Athletic Bands. The Ohio State University Marching Band is nationally recognized for its traditions and innovative programs. Approximately 350 students try-out annually for 228 spots in the Marching Band. During the football season, the Marching Band performs at all home football games and at multiple away games. The University's Athletic Band is separate from the Marching Band and performs at other non-football varsity sporting events. The number of participants in Athletic Band each semester varies between 200-250 members and any enrolled student is welcome to participate. The Director of the Marching and Athletic Bands is responsible for communicating clear expectations to and holding Band members and staff accountable for their conduct. The Director is also responsible for providing adequate training to all members and staff regarding legal and policy requirements. The Compliance and Life Skills Program Coordinator will oversee the Bands’ compliance efforts and help foster a positive culture within both the Marching and Athletic Bands.
The primary responsibilities of the Compliance and Life Skills Program Coordinator are to: reinforce and foster a positive culture of respect, gratitude, wellness, and integrity within the Bands coordinate, develop, and/or deliver educational programming for Band members, faculty and staff regarding law, policy, life skills, leadership, and student wellness in partnership with the Office of University Compliance and Integrity, the Office of Student Life, the Office of Human Resources, and other University departments as necessary; advise and mentor Band students, particularly student leaders; work with students as chief staff supervisor of the advisory council; work with student squad leaders to assess row and Band traditions; engage with students on compliance-related issues; support the Director with reporting to key stakeholders throughout the University; assist the Director with ensuring that all Band members and staff comply with federal and state law, and University and Band policies and expectations; assist the Director with monitoring the conduct of Band members and staff, advise the Director regarding appropriate discipline for conduct violations, and refer/forward such violations to other parties (such as Student Life’s Office of Student Conduct) as needed; assist the Director with the annual review of the Band’s policies and procedures to ensure clarity and compliance with University expectations ensure that Band programs involving minors comply with University policy; and identify and manage compliance risks and continually assess the adequacy of current controls.
The Compliance and Life Skills Program Coordinator must take a proactive approach to his or her responsibilities and exercise independent judgment while being a collaborative team member. The Compliance and Life Skills Program Coordinator's primary day-to-day activities will be overseen by the Director of the Marching and Athletic Bands, and he or she will report both to the Office of University Compliance and Integrity and the Director of University Bands. The Compliance and Life Skills Program Coordinator also will assist with collecting and managing data, will provide reports and summaries, and may periodically provide administrative office support. The Compliance and Life Skills Program Coordinator will be located at the Steinbrenner Band Center and will attend most activities relating to the Marching and Athletic Bands. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of experience or equivalent combination of education/experience required. Proven ability to manage groups and assist individual students; strong organizational skills; ability to work well with multiple stakeholders within a team environment; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to maintain confidentiality and manage highly sensitive information.
Master's Degree and experience in delivering training and monitoring compliance efforts; familiarity with specific reporting protocols and procedures; and at least three years’ experience working in a college, university, or academic setting. Additional information: Position requires a flexible work schedule, including late evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed; same-day and overnight travel required with various modes of transportation: vehicle, bus, and airplane; position often required to work on game days (Saturdays) with early morning report time for noon games; must be able to work in loud environment; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions on game days and during rehearsal, including hot and cold temperatures, rain, and snow.
Application Deadline: July 2, 2017
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.