Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The BASIS.ed Regulatory Compliance Specialist is responsible for assisting BASIS Charter Schools to maintain compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements and to implement oversight agency guidance, where appropriate. Responsibilities include evaluating current levels of compliance within existing systems and processes and designing process improvements, where appropriate, to ensure compliant policies and procedures. This individual must be experienced working in compliance and creating policies and procedures and must possess strong legal research skills, experience working with and interpreting large amounts of data, and proficient technical skills. Under the supervision of the Director of Compliance, this team member will interact with various departments and all levels of management in the interest of achieving Compliance department strategic objectives to aid schools in smooth and compliant operations, while embodying BASIS.ed philosophy and its value proposition.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Monitors legislative bodies, state and local agencies, and authorizers in all relative jurisdictions and analyzes legislation, regulations, and policies and communicates new requirements for awareness and action
  • Evaluates and analyzes existing policies and procedures to identify any gaps, recommend improvements, and provide mitigation strategies that will support compliant practices in schools
  • Evaluates policies and procedures in the broad context of the overall business to anticipate future impacts on existing schools and in jurisdictions targeted for growth
  • Reviews, evaluates, and standardizes business practices, including working with School Management to evaluate and update associated forms, brochures, presentations, and other written materials
  • Researches and drafts needed procedures and solicits approval from Director of Compliance and internal stakeholders; designs effective systems for efficient and compliant implementation
  • Ensures policies and procedures are professional, clear and concise, adhere to company style guide standards, approved appropriately, and are published in a timely manner
  • Gathers data and interprets information to understand current business processes and develops a working knowledge to meet business needs
  • Regularly collaborates with Compliance, Legal, School Management, and Finance teams as well as other internal stakeholders to determine how best to support school leaders and other personnel with a wide range of compliance needs
  • Provides technical assistance and training to school personnel
  • Assists with verifying and submitting required state reporting data to ensure BASIS Charter Schools comply with reporting requirements of applicable federal, state, and local agencies
  • Performs data cleaning and helps maintain data quality for state reporting and other compliance reporting functions
  • Provides support for grants initiatives, including researching requirements, determining alignment to mission and philosophy, developing and implementing procedures necessary to the proper monitoring of awarded grants, communicating specifications to stakeholders
  • Prepares regular reports for the Director of Compliance
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of general terminology for compliance and education industries, as well as general knowledge of compliance requirements in public schools
  • Knowledge of policy and procedure language and adoption and implementation strategies
  • General knowledge of school operations
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of effective project management

 

 

Skills & Abilities

  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret statutes, regulations, and agency guidance
  • Ability to review documents for spelling, grammar, organization, consistency, format, and adherence to department standards
  • Ability to use independent judgement and make sound decisions while meeting time sensitive deadlines
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, able to manage multiple competing tasks, efficient and able to work independently and think critically and strategically
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships through strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Ability to perform complex analysis and provide insights and recommendations to business and/or compliance partners
  • Ability to communicate professionally across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student, employee, and company information
  • Ability to manipulate and interpret large data sets
  • Proficiency in SharePoint and Microsoft applications

 

Preferred Experience

  • 2+ years of technical writing, analysis, and research experience in a compliance-related capacity
  • 2+ years documenting policies and procedures
  • 2+ years in education industry
  • 2+ years in a regulatory compliance role
  • PowerSchool experience
  • Additional preference will be given to candidates with experience working in school compliance-based roles, particularly in public charter schools

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

 

About BASIS.ed

Benefits and Salary:

  • Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience
  • BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to:
    • Employer paid medical and dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • PTO
    • Ability to add dependents
    • 401k with partial match that grows over time

BASIS Charter Schools embrace subject expertise and passion in the classroom!

Our teachers are part of one of the nation’s most collaborative and professional learning communities. All of our schools use the acclaimed BASIS Charter School Curriculum. At the same time, our teachers are given the autonomy and academic freedom to teach in the manner that suits them. They choose how best to create dynamic lessons that foster student enthusiasm for new ideas and high-level learning. They help guide students to reach their greatest potential while preparing them for the demands of higher education, a rewarding career, and global citizenship. BASIS Charter School teachers spend their time teaching engaged students and teaming up with fellow educators -- creating an intellectual, inspiring, supportive, and Collegial school community.

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.

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.

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

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