Job Description

Director of Compliance

Department:Legal
Office:BASIS.ed Scottsdale Office
Location:Scottsdale, AZ

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Compliance is responsible for ensuring all schools meet regulatory obligations. As a service provided to the School Management Team, the Director of Compliance will be responsible for improving our ability to track and report compliance, as well as providing direct support and services as a central resource for all schools in the BASIS charter schools network.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure schools are in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulatory bodies
  • Research and implement regulatory compliance deadlines
  • Establish and maintain compliance reporting schedules/calendars
  • Educate managers on compliance requirements and reporting schedule obligations
  • Ensure the organization stays current with changes in regulatory requirements as they pertain to charter school operations in multiple jurisdictions
  • Oversee the maintenance of appropriate documentation to meet programmatic compliance that is derived from charter school operation
  • Coordinate with finance division on related fiscal compliance measures
  • Develop, recommend, and implement procedures, practices, and systems to assure compliance with applicable regulations, policies, guidelines, and agreements
  • Collect, compile, analyze, interpret, and present information and statistical data related to assigned responsibilities
  • Oversee all Title IX related activities including designating the Title IX Coordinator for all BASIS Charter Schools
  • Conduct interviews, write reports and findings, and come to conclusions regarding Title IX and other investigatory processes
  • Facilitate charter authorizer compliance, including, but not limited to, regular attendance at monthly charter board meetings as well as submissions to the authorizer for expansion, amendments, applications, complaint responses, serving as a Charter Representative, etc.
  • Develop and implement training and development activities for administrators, faculty, staff, and students related to compliance requirements
  • Analyze the effect of and make recommendations on proposed legislations and regulations related to compliance
  • Prepare a variety of descriptive and evaluative reports and correspondences
  • Other duties assigned as needed

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Organized - Ability to develop and maintain order while documenting, filing, and coordinating tasks.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Communication - Effectively convey information both verbally and in writing.  Communicate in a manner that is clear, complete and concise, including the ability to distill complex concepts and requirements into easy to understand processes for compliance.
  • Accountable - Ability to take responsibility for own work, establish trust, and be receptive to feedback.
  • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Efficient - Prioritize and execute day to day responsibilities to best respond to business demands. Maximize productivity and minimize wasted time.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Certifications and Credentials: Valid Finger Print Clearance Card and or applicable state background check

Experience: 3 to 5 years of experience working with state regulatory bodies, state or local agencies, and/or state legislatures. Experience in public education, administration, specifically with charter schools, preferred, in an educational environment, preferably within an administrative role.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, PowerSchool a plus.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS’ non-discrimination policies:  Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088.

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to:  BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities. 

Important Notes

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