Distance Education Compliance Manager

Louisville, Kentucky
Feb 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Distance Education Compliance Manager is responsible for managing campus-wide compliance efforts to meet regulatory and accreditation requirements for distance education activities. This includes ensuring the university is in compliance with all state and federal regulations specific to distance education including state authorization, licensure, misrepresentation, as well as ensuring compliance with regional accreditation standards for distance education. The Compliance Manager will be responsible for all necessary applications, payments, reports and communication required to be in compliance with state and federal regulations. In addition, this role will oversee campus-wide efforts to provide required disclosures and notifications to students concerning distance education programs leading to professional licensure or certification. The Compliance Manager will serve as the subject matter expert and point person for student, administration and faculty questions concerning compliance with out-of-state educational activities and will work with the marketing and enrollment teams to ensure accurate information is presented on marketing and communication materials, including the UofL Online website. The Distance Education Compliance Manager will research and implement best practices related to regulatory and accreditation compliance in collaboration with various university administrators and colleagues from other universities and organizations. In addition, the Compliance Manager will manage the state authorization budget and write appropriate fiscal reports.


The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and highly organized, being able to manage multiple priorities; will be able to read, interpret and analyze state regulations and licensure requirements; will have excellent written and verbal communication skills; will be able to use discretion, sound judgment, maintain confidentiality, and manage sensitive and confidential information. The candidate will demonstrate evidence of being self-directed and have the ability to work under little supervision; will have experience working in cross-departmental collaborative teams and ability to synthesize complex and/or diverse information; will be computer literate with a working knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint; will be able to develop strong working relationships and networks among policymakers and practitioners in multiple states; will have familiarity with higher education operations and governance at the institutional, state and professional levels; and will have strong knowledge of institutional accreditation. The candidate must be able to effectively and professionally interact with administration, deans, assistant and associate deans, department chairs, and faculty. Please send cover letter and 3 professional references with resume.