REMOTE Part-Time Compliance Specialist

Compliance · Osage, Iowa
Department Compliance
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.

REMOTE PT Compliance Specialist | The Profession  

Do you love asking hard questions, researching to find answers, and sharing your findings with others in an easy to understand way? Are you experienced in K-12 education with an understanding of teacher licensure?

The Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking a remote part-time Compliance Specialist to work closely with the Director of Compliance and Education Policy. The Compliance Specialist is responsible for researching, interpreting, and analyzing areas of compliance where further information is needed. Specifically, the Compliance Specialist will research K-12 teacher licensure, state requirements, curriculum adoption,  accreditation, and other areas as required.  

Compliance | What We Believe | 

We maintain accreditation, state authorization, and approved provider status so that art teachers have access to the education and resources they deserve. By asking the right questions, we empower art teachers to advocate for themselves and research and create supports when they can’t.


  • We believe that you must ask the right questions to find the right answers. 
  • We believe that ongoing learning and research are essential to staying ahead in compliance. 
  • We believe that rules are only doors closed if you aren’t creative. 
  • We believe that providing teachers with accurate information is essential in supporting their goals. 
  • We believe that words matter. Providing clear and helpful information to teachers is our priority. 
  • We believe that compliance and creative thinking belong together. 
  • We believe in creating innovative systems, structures, and processes.

The Art of Education University | Who We Are | 

Our mission is simple, driven, and inspiring:  “We grow amazing art teachers by providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging professional development at every stage of their career.

AOEU is an innovative and fast-growing institution of higher education serving art teachers around the world.  In 2019, we became the first homegrown graduate university in the state of Iowa in 50 years, and the world’s first “University For Life,” serving art educators throughout an entire lifetime of learning.

The Art of Education University serves tens of thousands of students, readers, customers around the U.S. in over 40 countries.  Our magazine is read more than 800,000 times each month, our events are attended by over 4,000 art educators annually, and we serve over 2,000 graduate students each year. 

Our culture is at the heart of our success as an institution.  We believe in a drama-free environment that upholds the ideals of Radical Candor©.  We believe that your success is our success.  You will always know where you stand and be challenged to grow and stretch yourself in ways you never imagined.  


The Details | Compliance Specialists | 

Essential Functions

  • Completes annual state by state audit and additional research as needed. 
  • Reviews marketing content and provides final edits/approval when related to compliance.
  • Stays up-to-date on policy and supports the institution with research to stay compliant.
  • Supports chat/ compliance pipeline in Hubspot.
  • Supports creating and delivering compliance training for all onboarding and providing ongoing checking for understanding and training.
  • Provides assistance in completing RFQ, RFP, and state adoption forms.
  • Assists with special compliance-related projects.
  • Research alternative pathways to teacher certification.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong understanding/background in K-12 education
  • Enjoys research and strong attention to detail and documentation.
  • Able to interpret research and apply information to institutional projects and goals.
  • Ability to understand state policy and regulations around teacher licensure and accreditation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, across departments and management levels.
  • Able to make decisions and work independently with exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Outstanding collaborator

Work Environment


  • Position requires considerable concentration and focus.
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift items such as laptops, monitors, and the like.


  • Ability to view computer screens for significant periods.  The Art of Education University is an online university; therefore, 95-98% of one’s time will be on or using technology.
  • Ability to use a laptop or other keyboard with accuracy.
  • Ability to hear at normal levels and through electronic devices such as laptops, earbuds, phones, and the like.

Position Requirements


  •  Master’s degree preferred but not required


  • Experience in creating and delivering effective training.
  • Experience in higher education, teacher licensure/advancement, preferred. 

Compensation & Benefits


Structured as a part-time, hourly position, non-exempt position, this individual will report directly to Amber Kane, Director of Compliance and Education Policy.  Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. Payroll is remitted on the 15th on the 15th of the month.



Individuals interested in applying for the position of Compliance Specialists need to complete the application form linked below.  As part of the application process, all applicants are required to submit a short 1-3 minute video explaining a little about themselves and why they believe they are uniquely qualified for the position.  Failure to submit a video will automatically eliminate applicants from the application process.


Candidates progressing to Round 2 will be required to complete a packet for review before participating in a scheduled interview.

Finalists will participate in an interview with the Director of Compliance and Education Policy.


All applicants and candidates will be notified of the status of their application for the position.


  • Interested applicants should apply by January 31, 2021.
  • Interviews will be held in the first part of February 2021.
  • Position start date is March 1, 2021.

How to Apply | This Is Me | 

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  • Location
    Osage, Iowa
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.