University of California, Santa Barbara — Export Control Officer


University of California, Santa Barbara

Responsible for designing, developing, implementing, monitoring, and communicating an effective export control, licensing, and compliance program at UCSB. The campus Export Control Officer (ECO) is the primary point of contact for internal and external inquiries regarding export control compliance. Works closely with the Research Integrity Director to lead and coordinate institution-wide initiatives to understand and apply the federal export control laws and regulations to a wide variety of activities throughout the institution, including research and non-research-related activities that have implications for campus operations. The ECO writes a wide variety of export control educational and training materials tailored for different audiences across campus, including faculty, staff, and students. Conducts educational and training sessions for various constituencies, including faculty and designated contact people within centers and departments. Responsible for export compliance at the University, including review and approval of University technology control plans, and research proposals and contracts where export control regulations or terms are applicable. Applies for export control licenses when necessary. Works with appropriate units on campus, identifies the inventory of equipment on campus which might trigger export control compliance obligations. Serves as a designated point of contact and resource for University researchers, administrators and sponsors, regularly responding to requests for information, analysis of export compliance, and review of related contract provisions. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of research specific conflict of interest regulations and policies. Serves as primary backup to the Conflict of Interest Coordinator in the Office of Research. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in an academic environment. Demonstrated ability to conduct comprehensive, detailed analyses of complex regulations and to use good judgement in assessing situations and employing effective problem-solving techniques. Excellent written and oral skills to ensure the effective exchange of ideas with a wide audience. Demonstrated ability to design, develop, and deliver training. 

Notes: Criminal history background check required. In order to comply with the Arms Export Control and Export Administration Act, employment is contingent upon either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary export license. U.S. persons are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents as defined by 8 U.S.C 1101(a)(20) or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). For definition of U. S. Person, please refer to: 

Salary: $76,015- $83,600/yr. 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Application Information:
Open until filled.  

Job #20190507