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Title Details

Title Information

Position Class Top Compliance Officer
Position Class Code FA421
Job Family Compliance
Job Family Description

Employees are responsible for ensuring the university’s compliance with all laws and regulations while it pursues its strategic and operational goals.

Sub-Family All Functions
Sub-Family Description

Employees in this subfamily are responsible for directing the university’s compliance efforts with all laws and regulations while it pursues its strategic and operational goals.

Stream Executive
Stream Description

This career stream typically includes top university executives and heads of key job families who are responsible for providing strategic vision and direction to department(s), school or division. An executive is defined as a senior administrator responsible for a major division or department and has responsibility for a discrete function or sub-function involving a high degree of complexity, enterprise-wide risk, and financial responsibility. Typically designated as a “Head of Function”, “Chief Function Officer”, or its equivalent. Executives typically report to a higher-level executive within the career stream. The most important factor is the scope of job must be enterprise-wide, i.e. the reach of the position must span across the University. Executive titles include Vice President, Dean or Provost and jobs carrying a bona fide variation of an executive title (for example, Assistant Vice President, Associate Dean, or Associate Provost). The entry job title used for this stream is Executive Director, which is typically responsible for managing an entire sub-family. Generally, executives are responsible for establishing short- and long-term strategies and budget approval and accountability for assigned areas. Executives frequently encounter complex, multi-dimensional problems and issues where information or precedents are typically difficult to obtain and frequently must draw from professional experience or knowledge of best practices in order to solve problems. Executives typically have broad control over hiring, firing, promotion, and reward authority for assigned staff or work teams.

Level Level 2
Level Description

• Single incumbent position, typically reports to a Level 3 Executive
• Responsible for directing and managing (1) a large-sized department or business unit, or (2) multiple small to mid-sized departments, categorized as a mission essential, discrete business functions within GW
• Leads the strategic and operational direction of the departments/large unit Informs the University’s long-term strategic vision for the unit
• Generally responsible for (1) more than one sub-family or (2) a large sub-family

Job Classification Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 10 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree in a relevant area of study plus 8 years of relevant professional experience. Relevant experience must include at least 4 years of senior leadership/executive level experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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