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Compliance Manager in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time Regular
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

BakerRipley provides an integrated holistic education system for families and their children ages six months through eighth grade. The Choices in Education division oversees the early childhood education programs and the BakerRipley Schools, including three community-based elementary schools, one middle school, and a “New Neighbor” school for refugee children – all of which reside within our community centers. Our holistic approach to educating the entire family allows us to create a stronger and more positive impact in the community. Both children and their parents gain access to education and broader community resources to prepare them for a successful degree and/or career. 

Implements and facilitates the Agency’s Review of Contract (ROC) process; documents enterprise-wide compliance program; researches, develops and reviews compliance policies, procedures, processes and compliance aids for adherence to funder requirements and government regulations and otherwise supports the Agency’s regulatory compliance function. Stays informed on current issues affecting Agency operations and programs.


  • Implements and facilitates the Agency’s Review of Contract (ROC) process. Process will generally include: pre-contract research and consultation; detailed contract review; meeting facilitation; contract compliance summaries; and, ongoing follow-up to ensure contract owner’s understanding of compliance responsibilities. Priority will be given to large and complex government-funded program contracts
  • Documents enterprise-wide compliance program
  • Maintains current knowledge of funder requirements, government regulations, and nonprofit issues and best practices. Incorporates knowledge and best practices into policies and compliance aids. Identifies and develops training opportunities to increase staff knowledge of compliance topics
  • Establishes and maintains professional working relationships with external/internal contacts
  • Manages compliance projects through to successful completion. Some compliance projects are confidential in nature
  • Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Director

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Business, Education, Mathematics, Science, or any other related field
  • Advanced degrees preferred but not required


  • Must have previous professional experience with regulatory compliance and/or contract compliance management. Current professional certifications in compliance and/or contract functions strongly preferred


  • Successful applicant may be required to obtain certifications, etc., as required by regulation or contract requirements


  • Analytical skills and ability to absorb large amounts of information
  • Strong people skills, supervision skills, project management skills, technical writing skills, and time management skills


  • Intermediate skill in Word, Excel, Power Point.


  • Bilingual preferred, but not required.