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Compliance Manager

Company: Making Waves Academy
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 21, 2023

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Job DescriptionTitle:Compliance ManagerDivision:Making Waves Academy Schools (Central Office)Location:Making Waves AcademyRichmondReports to:Compliance and Assessment AdministratorStatus:Full-time,Exempt (Year-Round)Salary Range:$72,000 - $82,000Position SummaryThe Compliance Manager, under the supervision of the Compliance and Assessment Administrator, supports Making Waves Academy's compliance efforts by managing a variety of projects that maximize compliance, efficiency, and effectiveness. The Compliance Manager works closely with the Compliance and Assessment Administrator and provides direct support to the compliance team in developing, implementing, and managing systems, processes, and protocols related to compliance and governance. Finally, the Compliance Manager owns key projects such as, but not limited to, supporting the MWA Board & Committee meetings, board engagement days, accreditation visits, and other high-profile visits related to compliance and governance.Primary ResponsibilitiesCompliance & Governance

  • Supports monitoring processes for compliance against local, state, and federal laws/regulations/requirements.
  • Manages a centralized compliance database and corresponding email/file storage accounts.
  • Assists in policy and program planning, development, and administration; interprets, monitors, and analyzes information regarding policies and procedures.
  • Managing and supporting MWA Board meetings by preparing MWA Board agendas, taking meeting minutes, posting agendas and minutes in a timely way to address compliance expectations, and sending out related materials to MWA Board Members.
  • Take on special projects relatedto compliance as assigned.Project Management
    • Provides and/or supportsproject managementfor a variety of compliance efforts, requirements, and deliverables (examples include: WASC, LCAP, Williams Inspections, Brown Act, Civil Rights Data Collection, and Student Accountability Report Card).
    • Participates in the development and implementation of efficient and effective systems for managing information, projects, and communications tosupportaccurate and timely outcomes.
    • Takes on tasks associated with new or existing compliance requirements as needed.Research, Analysis, and Systems Management
      • Provides research and analysis on a variety of policies, projects, programs, and issues in support of the compliance team and researches new or changing systems and programs.
      • Inputs and manages data and information management systems and documentation that support compliance-related activities critical for school reporting to various entities including the state of California, the county office of education (our charter authorizer), or the federal government.Other
        • Manages compliance requirements for posting, submitting, and reporting and deadlines for projects owned by the compliance team. This includes state submissions, website postings, board agendas, etc.Work EnvironmentThis job operates inanoffice environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers, portable two-way radio transceivers, and smartphones.Physical DemandsWhile performingthedutiesofthisjob,theemployeemay be required toadhere to the following:
          • Frequently walk across the middle and upper school campus.
          • Participate in campus supervision duty each week- Monday through Friday frequency may vary based on the supervision assignment each semester.
          • Liftfiles,openfiling cabinets,bendor standon astool as necessary, and sit for longperiods.TravelSome travelisrequired for MWA-related events, such as workshops or conferences.QualificationsExperience
            • Minimum of 4 years of previous professional experience
            • Familiarity with compliance work in K-12 or other public education systems
            • Demonstrated proficiency with common technological interfaces/platforms (Microsoft Suite, Google Suite,Zoom, etc.)Skills
              • Demonstrated experience in project management.; ability to handle small and large projects.
              • Advanced time management, multitasking, organizational, conceptual, and planning skills. Advanced skill in meeting demanding deadlines. Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
              • Highly effective and professional communication skills with staff, students, and families.
              • Highly organized, goal-oriented, and focused on outcomes
              • Ability to communicate with and build relationships with students and their families in the culturally and linguistically diverse MWA community
              • Political acumen and sensitivities to the differing perspectives and political circumstances within all levels of the campus and external constituencies
              • Ability to exercise sound judgment and the utmost discretion when disseminating information to the public, the campus community, or the staff
              • Professional orientation - appearance, communication, organization, and attitude
              • Ability to work collaboratively and independently with limited supervision
              • Ability to adapt and align on school-related initiativesEducation
                • Bachelor's DegreeLicenses or Certificates Needed
                  • Employment eligibility will include fingerprints, tuberculosis, COVID-19 vaccination, and/or other employment clearancePreferred but not required
                    • Spanish language proficiency is strongly preferred but not required
                    • Experience working in student services for historically underserved communities
                    • Familiarity with content management systems (CMS),customer relationship management (CRM) tools, or Project Management tools
                    • Project management certificationEqual Employment Opportunity Is Our Policy
                      Making Waves Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the School to afford equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to their perceived or identified: race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and hairstyle, including but not limited to braids, locks, and twists); color; gender, (including gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity, whether or not the employee is transitioning or has transitioned); sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to such); religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices); marital/registered domestic partner status; age (forty (40) and over); national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken and possession of a driver's license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the U.S. is authorized by federal law); physical or mental disability (including HIV and AIDS); medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics); taking of a leave of absence pursuant to the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), Pregnancy Disability Leave ("PDL") law, Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), California Family Rights Act ("CFRA"), the Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA"), or laws related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking laws; genetic information; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
                      This policy extends to all job applicants and employees and to all aspects of the employment relationship, including the hiring of new employees and the training, transfer, promotion, discipline, termination, compensation and benefits of existing employees. For a full copy of our non-discrimination policy, visit:

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