COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Chicago OIG

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The Compliance Section issues guidance, training, and program recommendations to City departments on a broad and complex array of employment-related actions; monitors human resources activities, including recruiting, hiring, and promotion; performs legally-mandated and discretionary audits; and reviews the City’s employment practices to ensure compliance with the various City Hiring Plans. The Compliance Section monitors compliance with the five Hiring Plans governing the City’s employment practices through ordinance prescribed and discretionary reviews, real-time monitoring, and audits of key employment processes. The Section also receives complaints and conducts compliance inquiries into allegations of improper considerations or influence respecting any aspect of City hiring and other employment actions. Under guidance from the Chief Assistant Inspector General, this position reviews and audits hiring actions to ensure compliance with the City of Chicago, Chicago Police Department and the Chicago Fire Department’s Hiring Plans, and all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

DUTIES:
• Assists in gathering, maintaining, and analyzing hiring-related data to identify, assess, and
prioritize risks.
• Conducts in-person monitoring of City hiring sequences and, as necessary, coordinates
oversight activities of City departments to ensure compliance with the various Hiring Plans.
• Prepares detailed, written analytical reports and memoranda as part of quarterly audits,
compliance inquiries, and to inform City department heads of the operation and progress of
compliance efforts.
• Reviews hiring-related complaints and conducts inquiries when appropriate.
• Conducts interviews related to hiring-related inquires and compliance reviews.
• Interprets and explains relevant ordinances, policies, and guidelines and participates in the
advisement and training of operating departments, and internal staff on new or modified
relevant procedures and practices.
• Prepares narrative and statistical reports on assigned cases, and as required by the Hiring
Plans.
• Collaborates and manages compliance initiatives and programs with operating departments.
• Performs related duties as required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience analyzing qualitative and quantitative data.
• Advanced degree in a social science, public policy, or related field, and a background in conducting
policy reviews or performance audits/evaluations for a government or non-profit organization.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s
degree supplemented by three years of work experience in the investigation or compliance monitoring
of programs and processes, or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience.

ANNUAL SALARY: Range: $73,644 – $99,588 (annual increases) Starting $73,644 (non-negotiable); Post successful six-month review $75,732

TRAVEL AND SCHEDULE: Travel outside Chicago is not required. Work schedule is between 8:30am-5:00pm M-F

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Employees must be a resident of the City of Chicago and proof of residency is required at the commencement of employment.

KNOWLEDGE SKILL AND ESSAY REQUIREMENT: A passing score on a knowledge skill test(s) and/or essay may be required.

Employee Vaccination Requirement: City of Chicago employees must, as a condition of employment, be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19 effective October 15, 2021. This Policy applies to all City employees. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable City processes. For more information on the vaccine policy please visit: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dhr/supp_info/city-of-chicago-employee-vaccination-policy.html

WE VALUE DIVERSITY
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is an equal opportunity employer. OIG is an inclusive
organization that hires and develops all its staff of all levels regardless of race, religion, color, ethnicity,
national origin, ancestry, marital or parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation,
physical or mental ability, age, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.
OIG strives to create the kind of workplace where a socially diverse mix of people can thrive
professionally. We pride ourselves in meeting our legal charge to promote economy, effectiveness,
efficiency, and integrity in government. Through the hard work of our passionate and innovative team,
OIG aims to serve every community with equity, respect, and dignity. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy to participate in the application process, please contact the OIG’s Supervisor of Personnel Administration Keyla Vazquez at kvazquez@igchicago.org. Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable
accommodation request.

THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in
the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon
hire. The City of Chicago does not participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System). In
addition, employment at the Office of Inspector General is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal
background check.

NOTE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE INDIVIDUAL APPLYING. NO SECOND PARTY APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. THE INSPECTOR GENERAL’S OFFICE REQUIRES THAT ITS EMPLOYEES BE NONPARTISAN AND FREE FROM CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.

To apply for this job please visit www.igchicago.org.