About SA:  

At Success Academy Charter Schools (“SA”) we are redefining what is possible in public education. We set out to tackle the education crisis with a groundbreaking school design that delivers a rigorous, whole-child education to students from all backgrounds. Today, as the fastest growing, highest-performing charter school network in New York, our 47 schools outperform every district in the state, proving irrefutable evidence that all children are capable of excellence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as subject matter expert for all compliance and regulatory activities
  • Lead the development and execution of all compliance, privacy, security and regulatory strategies
  • Develop and implement organizational key results to quantitatively measure the effectiveness of the compliance, regulatory and privacy programs at SA
  • Advise business teams to ensure that SA’s operations fully comply with applicable regulations
  • Train and educate employees on compliance and regulatory matters
  • Maintain strong industry knowledge of regulations, changes and trends that impact the business
  • Work closely with employees to maintain open and effective communications
  • Excellent presentation skills, demonstrated ability to present ideas with clarity, confidence and poise.
  • Strong time management skills for working on multiple projects.  Ability to work on assignments of varying difficulty and complexity, while exercising independent judgment.

Qualifications:

Highly qualified candidates will share SA’s commitment to its mission and will embody the organization’s core values bringing a broad range of skills and experience including, but not limited to:

  • 7+ years of compliance experience in a corporate or educational setting. 
  • Deep expertise in overseeing regulatory compliance programs and conducting firm-wide risk assessments. 
  • Strong business judgment, influence, leadership, and integrity.
  • A high level of moral and ethical principles that will promote the value of a compliance culture throughout the organization.
  • Breadth of experience and proficiency in drafting compliance procedures and maintaining a robust compliance program. 
  • Excellent ability to anticipate and mitigate risk.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to synthesize information, exercise sound judgment, make decisions, and render advice in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize workflow based on the company’s priorities and strategic goals.
  • Ability to function as a team player, collaborating with colleagues and business leaders to further the organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Ability to interact diplomatically and persuasively with employees at all levels.

 

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