Director of Institutional Compliance

Remote - Little Rock, AR

University of Arkansas Grantham contracts with UAS Services, LLC and Oasis, A Paychex Company, as our exclusive employment partner to provide benefits and payroll services and deliver on our mission for our students. UAS Services, LLC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

Please note, the University of Arkansas Grantham is looking for remote workers in the following states: AR, AL, AZ, DE, FL, GA, KS, IA, ID, IN, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY


The Director of Institutional Compliance is responsible for ensuring University compliance and effectiveness of laws, regulations, rules and requirements including (but not limited to): U.S. Department of Education (Title IV, Title IX), DEAC, Arkansas Department of Higher Education, and the Kansas Board of Regents. This is a supervisory role.

The Director of Institutional Compliance will work with individuals across the institution to ensure accurate and lawful representation of practices to accreditors and for ensuring that current business practices meet said standards and regulations. The position will serve as the designated campus contact for state, accreditation, and other regulatory agencies.  


  • Leading the effort and ensuring compliance of  educational practices with national, state and regional regulations.
  • Ensure the appropriate accrediting criteria, documentation and overall requirements are maintained often and accurately.
  • Work in collaboration with the Institutional Research Analyst to ensure reporting deadlines and requirements are met.
  • Serve as institutional Title IX coordinator and monitor changes to Title IX regulations and work with appropriate individuals to ensure compliance.
  • Review and monitor changes to Title IV regulations and work with appropriate individuals to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain University (and sometimes System-wide) membership, participation, and requirements in: NC-SARA and WCET/SAN.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree, required; Master’s degree, preferred
  • 3+ years of previous work experience specific to institutional accreditation, state and federal regulatory compliance, required
  • Ability to constantly monitor for and research changes in state/federal/accreditation regulations, laws, or requirements and lead the coordinated communication to SMEs across campus to ensure compliance, required 
  • Detailed knowledge of Title IV regulations, preferred
  • Knowledge of Title IX regulations, preferred   
  • Able to maintain highest level of confidentiality in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), required 
  • Ability to effectively utilize technology in a remote work environment.  Access to reliable Internet, required 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, required
  • Able to perform duties effectively and independently with evidence in making professional judgments 
  • Able to work in a positive team-oriented manner with a variety of people (students, faculty, staff, administrators, regulators, vendors, and members of the general public)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills