Job Details

Compliance Counsel Education

Company name

WeWork

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 18,2019

Valid Through

Aug 31,2019

Posted on

Jan 23,2019

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Education >> Education
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Compliance Counsel - Education
The candidate will set up educational programs, working closely with firm's employees and educators to develop a unique and ambitious modern curriculum in line with the firm's brand values; Handle emerging operational and administrative challenges independently; Stay on top of developments in the field of education and serve as in-house source of information for stakeholders; Develop and implement school-related policies and procedures; Complete applications for licenses from regulatory authorities, establishing regulatory checklists and monitoring their compliance; Assist the development of firm's educational and business strategy; Develop and track objectives to ensure programs are rolled out on time; Develop relationships with a range of stakeholders, including internal staff, external counsel, educators, and regulators; Work with the communications team to formulate internal messages and external press releases; Create innovative partnerships to bring the firm's business model and culture to education. Assess and mitigate broader compliance risks.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have extensive experience with private schools, including pre-school, elementary, middle, and high school organizations. Experience navigating the operational and regulatory hurdles involved in establishing and running schools is a must. Mixed experience with for-profit and non-profit educational organizations is a plus. JD and excellent academic credentials required withMust be admitted to the NY State Bar. 7+ years of relevant top-tier firm or in-house experience is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and experiences are required. Familiarity with both private for-profit and not-for-profit models a strong plus.

Additional info

ID: JR-0019546

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
WeWork
222 Broadway, 19th FL
New York City, NY 10038