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Assistant Director for the Institute for Compliance

Position Deleted on 2/03/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
  • Admin - Legal Affairs
  • Admin - Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance
The incumbent in this job assists the law school's Institute for Compliance by developing, administering, and overseeing internships/externships in the compliance field, conducting outreach to alumni and other legal and compliance professionals, and coordinating speakers for various compliance lectures and events.

The Institute for Compliance promotes careers in financial compliance, trains and prepares students for such careers, increases knowledge of the importance of compliance, and provides various events for the Chicago-based compliance and legal community.

Developing, administering, and overseeing the Internship/Externship component of the Institute for Compliance to provide students with the opportunity to obtain real-world, every day experience in the compliance field. Conducting outreach to alumni and other legal and compliance professionals for participating in the Institute for Compliance's externships/internships. Reviewing applications, determining eligibility, and choosing student externship/internship participants. Providing ongoing advice and counsel to externships/internship students.

Expanding the program to engage with continuing education and training for compliance personnel.

Identifying and coordinating speakers for various compliance lectures, conferences, workshops, and events.

Soliciting donors/contributors to the Institute for Compliance.

Researching and addressing trends and emerging issues in the compliance field.

This position requires a Juris Doctor degree and a minimum of two years in program administration/management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and a minimum of one year in a compliance related job and/or experience in a financial institution.

Founded in 1890, IIT is a private, Ph.D.-granting university that awards degrees in engineering, the sciences, architecture, law, design, psychology, humanities, and business. The Main Campus is located minutes from downtown Chicago and its beautiful lakefront, and was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, one of the 20th century's most influential architects. Visit for more information.

Competitive benefits including tuition remission for employee/dependents. Free shuttle to and from Union/Ogilvie stations. Easy access to campus by CTA.

IIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status.
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