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#106129 Export Analyst/Assistant Facility Security Officer

Extended Deadline: Wed 12/2/2020

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The Export Analyst/Assistant Facility Security Officer supports Export Control and secure research at UCSD. The position will assist in the day-to-day operation and implementation of the University’s export control compliance program to ensure compliance with federal laws and university policies and procedures relating to export controls, economic sanctions, and secure research.

As an Export Analyst, provides administrative support as assigned by the Export Control Officer (ECO). Monitors, reviews, and evaluates the license applications required by export control regulations as well as educates and offers guidance to faculty with understanding and managing their obligations to comply with regulations, statutes, and policies. This position works to ensure that UCSD complies with the various U.S. export control regulations, including those administered by the Department of Commerce (Export Administration Regulations (EAR)), the Department of State (International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)), and the Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC).

As the Assistant Facility Security Officer (AFSO), this position will support security functions of the UCSD National Industrial Security Program in compliance with federal government regulations that information entrusted to the University is properly safeguarded as outlined in the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and University policies and practices. The AFSO assists in implementing and monitoring security policies/practices. The AFSO assists in ensures accountability for controlled documents and media, personnel security clearances, visitor control procedures, personnel/subcontractor badging, Common Access Card and other credentials for access to military facilities, training, monitoring compliance internally, federal reporting and participating in periodic federal audits/inspections.

Using research compliance concepts, applies organization policies and procedures to review and / or pre-review moderately complex transactions. Works independently in most cases without a great deal of supervision or oversight for routine or standard assignments. Occasionally pre-reviews or highlights potential issues of concern for Export Control Office to consider in their review of research transactions that qualify for full export license or facility security review.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related area and two (2) years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of relevant Federal and State regulations, and policies. Knowledge of and experience implementing appropriate regulations including the Department of State, Department of Commerce, Defense Security Service, Department of Defense, Department of Treasury, and the Department of Justice including but not limited to: EAR, ITAR, OFAC, and FTR.

  • Knowledge of federal laws and regulations (NISPOM, etc.) pertaining to government industrial security programs, including knowledge of controlled material management and federal contract requirements.

  • Prior experience performing export classification and export license determinations according to the federal export regulations through analysis of the technical parameters of a product or technology.

  • Must have, or be able to obtain and maintain, appropriate Department of Defense security clearance and certifications.

  • If not already a certified Facility Security Officer (FSO), all Defense Security Service FSO Program Management courses must be completed within one year of appointment.

  • Ability to work in a team oriented setting, to prioritize work, and to follow through on routine assignments with minimal direction.

  • Ability to compile, review and analyze information/data, and to recommend alternatives when performing moderately complex problem resolution. Ability to perform independently and with minimal direction.

  • Effective, efficient and tactful oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively simplify and communicate complex regulatory information to faculty, staff, and students, in a user friendly manner targeted to their specific needs.

  • Demonstrated excellent customer service/interpersonal skills, including diplomacy, tact and patience to effectively interact with individuals at all levels, both internal and external to the University.

  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, and work with frequent interruptions. Time management skills and the flexibility to accommodate changing priorities in unit.

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite of productivity applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, Access, Visio and others as required.

  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in office operational transactions.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Must have, or be able to obtain and maintain, appropriate DOD security clearance.

  • Must have reliable transportation to drive between campus office and Point Loma at least weekly, and to other facilities within San Diego as necessary.

  • If not already a certified Facility Security Officer (FSO), all Defense Security Service FSO Program Management courses must be completed within 1 year of appointment.

  • U.S. person status is required for this position in order to comply with the Arms Export Control and Export Administration Act. U.S. persons are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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