The Compliance Specialist is responsible for supporting the day-to-day compliance operations under general supervision and direction for new hires, volunteers, interns, and others engaged in our mission of supporting youth and families with their varied, diverse and complex needs. This position will use independent judgment, which includes analyzing, creating and tracking compliance-related records and actions. The Compliance Specialist must be able to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate the ability to be trusted with sensitive or protected information.
Essential functions of the Compliance Specialist include, but are not limited to:
• Processes day-to-day compliance operational activities including federal exclusion screening, fingerprint, state central registry checks, criminal history and background checks, professional credentialing and other compliance requirements based on funder or agency requirements.
• Regularly review laws and agency policies and protocols for all compliance operation processes to ensure alignment with established laws, regulations, policies and standards. This position recommends process updates to meet regulatory and agency compliance standards changes effectively.
• Maintains required data and reports in the system of record; producing or assisting teammates with the creation and production of various reports while verifying accuracy. This position analyzes and provides data feedback as required.
Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Human Resources, Business Administration or HRIS plus one year of HR Administration or related work is required.
The ideal candidate will routinely and independently complete assignments on time and with high accuracy; demonstrate excellent analytical skills; communicate effectively and professionally with applicants, employees and external agencies and personnel. The preferred candidate will demonstrate the initiative and ability to research, understand, and interpret compliance laws and regulatory standards and policies; in addition to handle and prioritize multiple responsibilities within all compliance areas utilizing effective judgment in interpreting information.
At Hillside, you’ll have continual training opportunities, generous paid time off, nine paid holidays per year, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match, salary continuation for non-work related illnesses/injuries, and employee assistance plan.