DIRECTOR -RESEARCH SECURITY (EXPORT CONTROLS) AND FACILITY
The Research Security (Export Controls) and Facility Security
Officer are responsible for ensuring that institutional compliance
with U.S. regulations affecting
security-sensitive/security-restricted sponsored research including
without limitation data, personnel, and facility security and
export control compliance. The individual in this position is
expected to handle complex and high-profile risk assessments and
advise Stevens officers.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Research Security and Export Controls:
- Serve as a subject matter expert and principal point of contact
on export control compliance and training for the university.
- Develop, create, and update university policy and
- Develop, update, and deliver training to the campus on export
control, and related regulatory issues.
- Manage a compliance program on U.S. export control laws and
regulations including but not limited to the following:
- Visa applications; proposals for sponsored research and
licensing of university intellectual property; funded sponsored
projects and their risk factors; international shipments; license
and registration requirements.
- Overseeing all aspects of security, including document control,
visit requests, foreign travel, and export security review.
- Assisting and collaborating with the OSP Executive Director
regarding risk assessment, regulatory interpretation, license
determinations, training, and representing the office (both within
and outside the university, e.g., when working with university
counsel or U.S. regulatory agencies).
Facility Security Officer
- Serve as the principal point of contact to the Defense Security
- Conduct security risk assessments; coordinate corrective
actions for identified security exposures
- Oversee all aspects of security, including document control,
visit requests, foreign travel, and export security review
- Assist the OSP Executive Director in working with Chief
Information Security Officer, Office of General Counsel, and Chief
Compliance Officer to update security policies, procedures, and
related compliance plans
- Regulatory knowledge, and working experience, with the
- Management of the universitys network of cleared personnel, as
well as classified projects and facilities
- Performance of other security management, as needed;
- Continual development, updating, and delivery of training to
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
- Masters Degree.
- Expertise and working familiarity with relevant bodies of law
- In-depth knowledge of NISPOM;
- At least five years of relevant experience performing the
- Deep domain-knowledge of, OPSEC, CUI FOUO, and FSO
- Ability to communicate technical subject matter (verbally and
in writing) with a high degree of proficiency (writing samples will
- Willingness to apply for (under University sponsorship), and to
be subject to the high standards required to hold a personal
security clearance issued by the U.S. DOD;
- Willingness to study for and obtain certification in OPSEC
Level II training immediately upon employment;
- Due to the nature of the work to be performed, only U.S.
citizens will be considered for this position;
- Successful completion of specialized training recognized within
the export control professional community.
- Seven or more years of experience applying knowledge of U.S.
- OPSEC Level II training
- Active personnel security clearance.
Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute
to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races
and genders. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to
equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage
applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well
as veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Office of Sponsored Programs
General Submission Guidelines:
In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens,
you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter
and resume with each application. Other requirements for
consideration may depend on the job.
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Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that
prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates
or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including,
but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex,
national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry,
marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial
status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information,
pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or
any protected military or veteran status.
Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body
and strongly encourages applications from female and minority
candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans'
Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, as well as other federal statutes.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure:
In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security
Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Department
of Public Safety is required to publish an annual security report
which includes statistics mandated by the Clery Act. You can obtain
a copy of this report by accessing the following web site: