Associate Director of Corporate Compliance (JR 2358)
Los Angeles, California
JR 2358 Associate Director of Corporate Compliance Los Angeles, CA 90004 Salary: DOEQ Full Time Exempt
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking well-qualified legal professionals with experience in compliance and risk management to join our Quality Assurance Department as the Associate Director of Corporate Compliance.
In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.
WHAT WE DO Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing.
Our Quality Assurance and Compliance Department (QAC) oversees both contract and programmatic compliance by ensuring standards are outlined and implemented according to internal and external compliance expectations. The QAC supports 11 programmatic departments and over 100 government contracts, collaborating with program teams to develop, implement and analyze program performance to ensure the quality and compliance of PATH programs.
WHAT IS THE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE COMPLIANCE? Under the supervision of the Chief Compliance and Administration Officer, the Associate Director of Corporate Compliance utilizes their legal expertise to oversees PATH’s corporate compliance programs. This includes contracts and grants administration, risk management, and compliance with government and corporate agreements. Responsibilities of the Associate Director of Corporate Compliance include:
Providing operational oversight in the definition, implementation, and integration of organization-wide compliance strategies
Assisting with the mapping of requirements, key performance indicators, and comprehensive project management design to ensure alignment, compliance, and consistency of best practices
Verifying that all contracts and compliance-related registrations, communication, and reporting requirements with regulatory bodies are satisfied
Ensuring contracting and operations are in compliance with applicable laws and internal policies and procedures
Conducting periodic internal reviews to ensure compliance procedures are being followed and preparing detailed reports on findings including recommendations for improvements and corrective action plans as needed
Serving as a liaison for compliance and regulatory audits and investigations
Developing and implementing compliance-related polices and procedures for the organization
Developing, coordinating, and participating in educational and training programs that ensure staff are knowledgeable of and comply with standards and regulations
Managing the risk program inclusive of all business operations and from various risk perspectives
Identifying, evaluating, mitigating, and monitoring operational risks and trends
Analyzing insurance needs by identifying risk exposures and analyzing and classifying risks to provide optimum coverage, costs, and claim settlements
Grants & Contracts
Developing, implementing, and maintaining systems that lead to improved contract execution, management, and administration
Providing guidance and support to program staff regarding contractual matters including reviewing terms, suggesting alternate language, preparing standards forms, and informing all internal departments and program staff of issues
Developing boilerplates for agreements and amendments between PATH and its subcontractors and professional services contractors, collaborating as needed with General Counsel
Developing, amending, and executing grant agreements, contracts, and other agreement provisions
Drafting and developing subcontractor applications in partnership with fiscal and program leads including performing risk assessments of the subcontractors
Managing complex contract issues with funders or partners
General Management & Supervision
Providing supervisory oversight to the departments contracts manager, specialists, and coordinator.
Educating and training staff members on grants and contracts management compliance, internal processes, and technology
Maintaining professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to ensure application of the latest developments in the industry
WHAT YOU BRING We’re looking for candidates that:
Are able to work effectively under pressures and meet strict deadlines
Effectively multi-task and prioritize to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
Effectively exercise independent judgement within accepted practices to adapt broad guidelines to achieve desired results and make appropriate recommendations
Demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build successful working and collaborative relationships and broker buy-in with a diverse range or individuals at all organization levels both internally and externally
Work just as well independently as they do on a team
Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
Current member in good standing of the CA State Bar, another state, or District of Columbia.
Prior experience as legal counsel or compliance leader for a large, complex organization
Experience with federal or government contracts
Knowledge of homeless services, health care, and behavioral health regulatory compliance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS This role givespreference to candidates with the following qualifications:
J.D. from an American Bar Association accredited law school
In lieu of a J.D., the following qualifications will be considered:
Master of Laws (LLM)
Master of Studies in Law (MSL)
Paralegal Studies Certification
Regardless of formal education or experience, the following are required qualifications for all candidates:
At least 5 years of experience at a corporate, non-profit, or public entity within legal, contracting, or compliance
At least 5 years of experience in risk management in the non-profit or government sector.
Experience preparing and reviewing contracts and other legal documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations and procedures
Experience with federal OMB (Office of Management and Budget) circulars
Knowledge of the principles of contract law
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS For this role the Associate Director of Corporate Compliance must:
Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
Have employment eligibility verification
Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
Have reliable transportation and:
A valid driver’s license
Proof of insurance and ownership for personal vehicles used during work duties
The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
COVID-19 VACCINATION Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of full vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process.
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION? If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at www.epath.org/careers and search for JR# 2358 to submit your application. A resume is required.
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.