Compliance Specialist 3 (Clery Compliance Specialist)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Police and Public Safety
Records and Compliance
Full/Part Time:


University Police and Public Safety is seeking a Clery Act Compliance Specialist to assist with all aspects of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) compliance oversight University-wide. The successful candidate will work cooperatively with other units to collect data and coordinate publication and distribution of the required Annual Security Reports and Annual Fire Safety Reports for each of the University’s campuses across the commonwealth. The successful candidate will assist with the development and delivery of training and monitor programs to ensure compliance; develop/revise policies related to compliance; assist in conducting audits in response to reports of non-compliance; assist in developing a report and summarize investigation findings to the Clery Compliance Interdisciplinary Team, administration, federal agencies, etc.; assist with periodic updates, guidance, and recommendations to the Federal/State Representatives, University President, Board of Trustees, Provost, and various senior Administrators; assist with responses to the United States Department of Education, PA Auditor General, and PSU Internal Audit inquiries and recommendations; and coordinate compliance processes and procedures at the Commonwealth Campuses. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the Clery Act, the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), Higher Education Act (HEA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the reporting obligations of PA Act 104, PA UCR Act and Title IX guidelines is strongly desired. The successful candidate must demonstrate attention to detail; outstanding customer service; ability to work cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, students, and federal/state agencies; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and excel in a culturally diverse environment. Strong computer skills to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office and database inquiry are required. Some travel is required. Penn State and the University Police and Public Safety are committed to fostering diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity. Additional clearances will be required.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088