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.


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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