Director of Education and Compliance

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Director of Education and Compliance Share this Job Life Chiropractic College West Posted June 17, 2019 Employment Type Full-time Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience Company Life Chiropractic College West
Location 25001 Industrial Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545


COMPANY DESCRIPTION Life Chiropractic College West, a non-profit graduate school offering the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree, is internationally recognized for leadership and innovation in chiropractic education. The curriculum at Life West features an integrated emphasis on chiropractic philosophy and technique that attracts students from all over the world. Life West is well known for its diversity, integrity, and cooperative spirit.

We are always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

Life Chiropractic College West is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. We recognize and respect the amount of time you are about to invest by applying to this open position. If you complete this job application, you will be kept informed via email status updates (and text messages, if you opt in) throughout the evaluation process.

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Oversee the progressive instruction experience throughout the academic program(s) of the college. Ensure a congruency between educational experiences, regulatory requirements, and the college mission, vision and philosophy creating an environment that encourages an inspired and fulfilling student experience.

Develop faculty’s attitude, knowledge, and skills in the teaching experience, focusing on faculty supervision and oversight, and achieving the completion of the learning outcomes throughout the program.

Provide independent oversight and coordination of an institutional compliance program that promotes a culture of policy, compliance, and the highest standards of ethics, integrity and responsibility within the College community.

Lead and manage of the academic faculty/staff and overall educational experience to align with the vision and mission of the academic institution. Ensure quality of education by assessing and managing the faculty. Work with other academic and institutional leaders to ensure that the department expectations and outcomes are aligned.


This person reports to and collaborates with the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Must work with the departmental leadership and faculty to ensure all regulatory and educational competencies and learning outcomes are achieved by the academic faculty; must work with other OAA staff, including the Registrar, Faculty Administrative Assistants, Academic Advisor, and Academic Counselor, as well as the HR Office to ensure policies are practiced as prescribed in the student, faculty, and employee handbooks.


  • Together with the Vice President of Academic Affairs ensure WASC and CCE institutional and programmatic educational standards and state requirements are met in all academic areas

  • Ensure quality education is delivered within all LCCW academic settings

  • Assessment - ensure regulatory and institutional educational standards and requirements are met and outcomes are measured as indicated, ensuring that this data is used to inform and improve academic education

  • Collaborates with Vice President of Academic Affairs to ensure clear communication and learning regarding the academic and teaching policies and procedures

  • Provide, through the academic faculty, an academic experience to the students that is congruent with the vision, mission and philosophy of the institution

  • Manage the academic faculty; address concerns; oversee faculty attendance; observe instruction

  • Work with the Vice President of Academic Affairs in the development and management of the faculty budget as it relates to academic education execution

  • Manage disciplinary actions that may arise in the academic setting regarding faculty and/or students

  • Work with the OAA for faculty and course scheduling each quarter

  • Participate in the recruitment and hiring process of new and adjunct faculty

  • Ensure that the student academic experience is well organized and prepares students for the clinical educational curriculum and courses including the outpatient experience

  • Responsible for working with Vice President of Academic Affairs to ensure staffing, hiring/termination, evaluation and development of academic areas.

  • Support faculty in the development and alignment of student learning outcomes to program outcomes

  • Lead monthly faculty development in relevant and current topics for higher education and the needs of the college

  • Gauge the academic climate through surveys, assessments, observations and faculty/ student interviews

  • Serve as the point person for all faculty concerns related to non-curricular areas including student concerns, faculty attendance, behavior and professionalism

  • Understanding of the Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • Oversee the compliance process and procedures for the institution as the College’s compliance officer.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • Ensure quality education is delivered within all academic environments

  • Develop the education curriculum and courses to ensure that all students meet the required competencies when entering the Health Cente

  • Utilize outcome information for the ongoing development of academic and instructional effectiveness

  • In cooperation with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, be responsible for hiring, development, and evaluation of instructors

  • Work directly with department chairs to ensure instructional and program effectiveness


  • Monitor and evaluate faculty compliance with contractual responsibilities

  • Meet regularly with individual faculty members

  • Assess for continuous improvement through course and faculty evaluation

  • Assist with faculty development including the adoption and use of current campus technologies.

  • Serve as an intermediary in the resolution of student/faculty conflict

  • Recruit, recommend, hire, orient, and mentor qualified faculty from onboarding to offboarding

  • Oversee and manage faculty attendance, timely start and finish of class

  • Conduct quarterly and annual reviews of faculty performance in key areas of student concern

  • Track and manage faculty professional development requirements as per CBA


  • Lead and inspire faculty involvement in instructional efficacy, campus involvement, and extracurricular support

  • Develop faculty to perform at their fullest potential and to guide them in serving as role models

  • Lead faculty to be world class educators who inspire and motivate one another as well as inspiring and motivating student interns

  • Provide annual evaluations for academic faculty personnel and participate in annual performance reviews as required

  • Develop and create faculty development events including the adoption and use of current teaching technologies

  • Ensure congruence between LCCW’s academic programs, state and federal regulations, the College’s Mission and Vision, and the Academic Policies

  • Work with the Vice President of Academic Affairs on special projects


  • Facilitate communication between faculty, students, and Vice President of Academic Affairs

  • Participate in ongoing institutional self-study process

  • Assess for continuous improvement through course and faculty evaluation

  • Collaborate with the Vice President of Academic Affairs in coordinating faculty development events including the adoption and use of current campus technologies

  • Serve as an intermediary in the resolution of student/faculty conflict

  • Assists Vice President of Academic Affairs in recruitment, hiring, orientation, and mentoring highly qualified faculty for the department

  • Handles assessment of all departmental objectives

  • Completes outcomes assessment, develop and implement action plans for academic areas

  • Guides the strategic and annual planning process of the academic departments


  • Leads the formulation of integrated strategic compliance in planning and reporting in support of the College's vision, mission and values, including short and long term policy development, review, approval, implementation and evaluation.

  • Directs integrated implementation and evaluation of policy initiatives and on-going activities for all departments and offices and other compliance units.

  • Interfaces with senior administration, faculty, and staff in the representation and development of various strategic compliance programs, policies, services and initiatives.

  • Serves as the College's chief representative and advocate for excellence in compliance functions.

  • Oversees institutional policy and compliance in the Academic Success Center.

  • Provides data and research to leadership on effectiveness, implementation and application of academic and institutional policies regarding student services and support programs.

  • Provides expert guidance, collaboration and support to the implementation process for key compliance strategies, initiatives and action plans.

  • Leads the development and implementation of updated policies and procedures related to the various compliance areas of oversight in alignment with new government laws and regulations.

  • Plans, develops, monitors, revises and implements the College's compliance initiatives in response to changes in the law; consults with various representatives as necessary to ensure program effectiveness.

  • Directs and collaborates in the development of multifaceted compliance educational and training programs so that employees and management are knowledgeable of institutional policies and pertinent federal and state standards.

  • Directs the development of periodic compliance reports of the areas of oversight to other senior leadership members and various committees.

  • Serves as the office of record for all institutional policies

  • Disseminates new and revised policies to all campus stakeholders

  • Develops an ongoing campaign to heighten awareness of the College's main policies in academics and other areas, disseminates compliance information and collects employee feedback as appropriate.

  • Maintains the institutional Compliance Register and audits all compliance requirements on an annual basis

  • Ensures institutional compliance with FERPA, HIPPA, IP/copyright, ASR, Title IV, PPA

  • Oversees adequate record maintenance and processes are in place to document compliance efforts.

  • Directs the assessment of targeted compliance issues, investigations, or potential problems.

  • Serves as the college’s internal auditor for the College’s policies and compliance, and for other compliance units as needed.


  • Oversee the Student Success Program (Academic Success Center)

  1. Assess current program for effectiveness

  2. Develop program as a functioning “learning community” for the pre-clinical program

  3. Gather data on ongoing basis and report program outcomes internally and externally

  4. Supervises Academic Advisors and Counselors

  5. Supervises tutors and oversees tutoring program

  • Promote a culture of scholarship and teaching excellence

  • Oversees and coordinates faculty scholarly activities

  • Sets an example by being engaged with institutional research and scholarly activities

  • Represents the Vice President of Academic Affairs in selective meetings.


Education, Training and/or Experience

  1. Masters or Education or a related field

  2. Must have five years higher education experience

  3. Must have a minimum of five years administrative experience

  4. Experience working with compliance-related issues in higher education

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

  1. Proficient in faculty assessment and academic program review

  2. Ability to use sound, independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.

  3. Knowledge of current and emerging equal opportunity and affirmative action legislation, issues, and trends

  4. Knowledge of public policies, legislation, guidelines, and standards pertaining to discrimination and sexual harassment in the work place.

  5. Demonstrated ability to develop institutional policies and procedures.

  6. Supervisory, employee development, and leadership skills.

  7. Strong analytical, evaluative, objective critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.

  8. Knowledge of concepts, practices, principles and procedures of strategic business planning and reporting.

  9. Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

  10. Demonstrated understanding of compliance systems and controls.

  11. Advanced knowledge and understanding of investigation, negotiation, mediation and complaint resolution process of high level/sensitive claims on behalf of the College.

  12. Knowledge of team building principles and techniques

  13. Knowledge of fiscal principles to oversee budgets and financial activity within the areas of oversight.

  14. Understanding of traditional chiropractic philosophy and tenants is preferred.

  15. Effective project management and organizational skills



  • Experience in middle or senior management field


1. Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment.

2. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files.

3. Much time is spent concentrating on CRT identifying and updating information and performing some data entry.

4. Must be able to lift 25 lbs., retrieving and placing materials on high shelves and on floor-level shelves; standing, walking, carrying, grasping, hearing, seeing, sitting, kneeling, climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, and reaching.


1. Work performed in a general office environment.

2. Periodic travel may be required.

  • Together with the Vice President of Academic Affairs ensure WASC and CCE intitutional and programmatic educational standards and state requirements are meet in all academic areas.
  • Masters or Ph.D. in Education or related field
  • Please answer the following questions:
  • 1. What do you see as the most beneficial aspect of diversity and inclusion to the College and to your work?
  • 2. Describe what kinds of experiences you have had interacting with others who have different backgrounds than your own.
  • 3. How have your experiences prepared you to advance our institution’s commitment to diversity and inclusion?
  • 4. Explain your understanding of excellence in diversity and inclusion in a higher education institution.
  • Life Chiropractic College West offers a competitive pay package with attractive benefits




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Posted: 5/20/2019
Application Due: 7/15/2019
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