Minor Protection Coordinator
USP 1 (Confidential-exempt)
Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics
University of Connecticut
The University of Connecticut seeks an energetic and innovative individual to serve as the Minor Protection Coordinator in the Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics. This position reports to the Director of Compliance and will be accountable for serving as a resource to administration, faculty, and staff on best practices and protocols for the protection and safety of minors participating in University-sponsored programs and activities. The Minor Protection Coordinator will be responsible for the review and communication of procedures for compliance with youth related policies, while recommending revisions to current policy based on national trends. Additionally, this position will coordinate and track mandatory training; ensure proper screening of authorized adults; and work with all applicable units of the University to apply standards of conduct designed to safeguard the welfare of minors. This position will have responsibilities at the Storrs, Regional, and UConn Health campuses.
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree, plus four years related experience; experience in youth programming, compliance, or risk management; ability to work collaboratively with all levels of faculty, staff, students and outside entities; experience developing and conducting training; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters. Preferred qualifications include an advanced degree; experience with establishing a minor protection program; experience delivering programs to minors, with an emphasis on assessing program compliance for child protection and safety standards; experience in a compliance, government or regulatory setting; and experience in Higher Education.
This is a full-time position. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition reimbursement at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. Salary will be commensurate with successful candidate’s background and experience. For the complete job description please click here.
Interested candidates must submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. Please apply online at UConn Careers (www.jobs.uconn.edu). Screening will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.