The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP) seeks a high-performing, academic administrative professional for the position of Youth Safety and Compliance Manager (classification 9341A1, Administrative Consultant/Analyst 1). The Youth Safety and Compliance Manager will be the system-wide point of contact and subject matter expert regarding protection of minors and compliance with University of Minnesota policy for university staff, faculty, volunteers, students, and/or visitors. The Youth Safety and Compliance Manager will work with others to identify strategies and solutions to keep minors safe.
Support Safety in University of Minnesota Programs for Minors (40%):
1.Serve as the “Policy Contact” for the Safety of Minors policy and subject matter expert regarding youth protection and compliance with university staff, faculty, volunteers, students, or visitors. Be knowledgeable about current research in youth programming, safety and compliance.
2.Partner with individual units, program administrators, and university leadership to identify needs and issues relating to youth safety on campus. Collaborate with appropriate offices to identify strategies and solutions.
3.Develop and deliver training for youth program staff, in collaboration with related U of M offices such as General Counsel and Office of Human Resources.
4.Develop templates, forms, and instructional materials for use in youth programs. Maintain website (Google Drive or other) making those materials available to program leaders.
5.Develop and maintain contact with internal and external subject-matter experts on youth development, youth programming, college readiness and safety.
Monitor and Assess Compliance with Safety of Minors Policy (35%):
1.Collaborate with the Safety of Minors Policy Owners and University Responsible Officers on effective implementation of the policy.
2.Provide leadership for evaluating effectiveness of existing policy, drafting and initiating policy changes, monitoring and reviewing regulatory and legislative changes that impact youth protection.
3.Communicate policy requirements and changes to relevant University community members.
4.Oversee compliance with the operational requirements of policy and conduct compliance reviews, including site visits to selected programs annually.
5.Evaluate programs for safety and efficacy. Advise University leadership when youth program policy, practices, or processes are inefficient or unsafe and if programs are non-compliant.
6.Collaborate with University Compliance Office and other relevant U of M offices.
7.Assist with internal investigations when appropriate.
Youth ProgramRegistration (15%):
1. Coordinate registration process for University of Minnesota-sponsored youth programs/activities involving minors on and off campus.University of Minnesota.
2.Maintain content of Safety of Minors registration website (YouthCentral).
1.Write reports and participate in presentations to U of M oversight committees.
2.Monitor program budget.
3.Participate in the Higher Education Protection Network (HEPNet), and/or other professional development networks.
4.Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and six years of related work experience
Experience working with racially, ethnic and economically diverse populations
Experience leading program for children and/or youth
Knowledgeable in youth safety policies and practices
Experience training adults
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities
Comfortable interacting on sensitive subjects with a wide range of people in various roles
Strong skills in analytical thinking, decision-making, judgment
Proficient with technology and willing to learn new systems
Ability to travel as needed
Understanding and experience in risk management
Program evaluation and assessment experience
Commitment to advancing college readiness
Understanding of U of M youth programs
Have a working understanding of mandatory reporting, Title IX, Clery Act, HIPAA, FERPA, and data practices laws
TERMS: This is a 100% time, 12-months, annually renewable appointment in the academic professional and administrative series.
SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.
Internal Number: 332141
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