Export Control Compliance Officer (Hybrid)

Georgia Tech
  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Feb 05

Position description

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our strategic plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.

 About Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech's faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation's top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school. 


Georgia Tech's Mission and Values 

Georgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do: 

1.            Students are our top priority. 

2.            We strive for excellence. 

3.            We thrive on diversity. 

4.            We celebrate collaboration. 

5.            We champion innovation. 

6.            We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression. 

7.            We nurture the wellbeing of our community. 

8.            We act ethically. 

9.            We are responsible stewards. 

Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact. 

Job Summary

The Export Control Compliance Officer provides support to the Institute's research mission through monitoring of research plans and activities concerning compliance with applicable laws and regulations that involve travel in and out of the U.S. Responsible for export control review and analysis, including assisting in the development of training, education, and assessment tools and supports the implementation of policies and procedures to promote the Institute's ongoing compliance with export control laws. Provide education and advice to research management and faculty regarding compliance requirements. Export control regulations are federal laws that restrict the export of specific items, information, and software for reasons related to U.S. national security, and economic and foreign policy goals.

This position will supervise: NA


Job Duty 1 -
Provide guidance to research personnel on application preparation and review of study protocols with regard to export regulatory requirements

Job Duty 2 -
Prepare, review, and maintain records and other documentation related to research compliance, proper authorizations, etc.

Job Duty 3 -
Coordinate campus-wide training on compliance; maintain training records

Job Duty 4 -
Maintain current awareness of export regulatory compliance policies and processes

Job Duty 5 -
Disseminates information and develops procedures to facilitate compliance with export control regulations and relevant USG and Institute policies

Job Duty 6 -
Supports and endorses cooperation with Institute compliance efforts and reports instances of noncompliance to the appropriate institution Officials

Job Duty 7 -
Promotes a culture of compliance and oversees adherence to federal regulations, Institute, and sponsoring agency policies and procedures related to export controls

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; (two years undergraduate completion) and two years relevant work experience

Required Experience
Three to four years of job-related experience - with export control or compliance experience in aerospace, higher education, international trade, or an export control compliance industry performing similar work

Proposed Salary

$61,759 to $95,109

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Demonstrated ability to work independently and perform duties with high professionalism, follow-through, flexibility, discretion, judgment, accuracy, diplomacy, and tact. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population, to cultivate an inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment, and to cultivate an inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment, and treat all people equitably in a culturally competent manner

Ability to learn the following systems or have previous experience with systems supporting the export control i.e. ITAR Exemption and EAR Exception reviews, previous United States Munitions List (USML), i.e., ITAR Exemption, and EAR Exception reviews, previous United States Munitions List (USML), and Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) classification and licensing experience

o Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels of the organization. Excellent
   organizational skills and the ability to work and manage in a high-energy, fast-paced
o Knowledge and skills in applying federal and/or institutional regulations regarding export control
   and foreign nationals

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