State Compliance Administrator - Counseling
Grand Canyon University’s department of State Compliance and Accreditation is seeking a full-time State Compliance Administrator, Counseling. This position is responsible for ensuring the University’s compliance with state professional, addiction, and social work licensure regulations, counseling program accreditation standards, and programmatic licensure requirements.
The State Compliance Administrator, Counseling reports to the State Compliance Manager and provides management and assistance for a broad range of regulatory activities related to ensuring ongoing compliance with state department of counseling requirements and counseling preparation program accreditation standards. Through the completion of state applications, annual reports, accreditation self-studies, research of regulatory requirements, and other duties supporting the University’s compliance with state department counseling standards, the State Compliance Administrator, Counseling will serve as a point of contact to state departments of counseling and as a subject matter expert on selected, relevant state regulations and accreditation standards. In addition, the Administrator will assist the colleges and University in maintaining compliance with programmatic and regional accrediting standards.
Provides point-of-contact leadership and customer service to designated state departments of education and related state agencies
Serves as Subject Matter Expert on the relevant counseling licensure standards
Researches, gathers, and helps interpret federal and state regulations, including but not limited to the regulations of state departments of counseling
Establishes and maintains excellent communication and positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes concerning regulatory compliance obligations and strategic business objectives
Assists College Deans, program directors, and University staff with activities related to maintaining institutional and programmatic accreditations
Analyzes, interprets and provides guidance related to regulations and policy related to educator licensure and certification requirements for ongoing organizational compliance and in response to specific inquiries posed by business partners
Executes the licensing processes for addiction counseling, professional counseling, and social work licensure in states outside of Arizona, which includes, but is not limited to researching, documenting, and updating licensing requirements for assigned states to ensure organizational compliance with regulatory obligations
Prepares, analyzes, audits, and submits data required to meet regulatory obligations
Collaborates with academic program managers and internal business partners to ensure compliance requirements are communicated and implemented across the organization
Maintains record of relevant data related to the organization’s regulatory compliance (ex. communications, approvals, renewal dates, regulatory changes, operational decisions, and regulatory interpretations)
Provides support to teams responsible for resolving student issues related to credentialing
Monitors and revises language for the University’s student-facing documents to ensure compliance with state regulations
Bachelor degree required
Experience working in cross-departmental collaborative teams
Demonstrable record of ethical behavior, integrity, initiative, and resilience
Evidence of strong time management and organizational skills
Evidence of being self-directed, ability to work under little supervision
Evidence of good critical thinking, judgment, and problem solving
Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills with the ability to clearly communicate complex information to regulators and staff
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficient with Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Office applications
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement, and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.
Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.
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