District Compliance Specialist

New Millennium Academy and its affiliates - Brooklyn Center, MN

New Millennium Academy (NMA) is a Hmong charter school whose mission is to prepare learners for life, engages them in high academic achievement and fosters cultural pride and identity.

NMA’s vision is to develop global leaders who transform the world.

NMA believes that every scholar has the right to learn, be engaged, and grow in a healthy school environment. This means that NMA must foster a culture of learning that embraces every scholar’s strengths and explore ways to strengthen our relationships with our scholars and their families.

NMA is committed to building collaborative leadership and effective capacity between and among staff, parents and scholars. This will only be accomplished by changing our behaviors and actions so we can better support our scholars and their families in achieving their academic goals. This means that any employees coming to NMA must share, understand, and implement this culture of learning at all levels of the organization. With consistency, we can shift not only the behaviors of our staff, but our students and parents will be equally engaged in this culture of learning.

NMA seeks a community that will optimistically and confidently abide by this culture of learning.

The core principles that drive this culture of learning are:
Aiming for High Academic Achievement
Embracing Cultural Pride and Identity
Modeling the Way
Understanding How Data Drives Decisions
Having High Expectations
Creating a Social-Emotional Learning Environment


Job Title:
District Compliance Coordinator

Reports to:
Thrive Education

40 hours a week (normal hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm)

Office Location:
Multiple Locations – 50% local traveling required

Salary Range:
$60,000.00 - $80,000.00

Under the direction of Thrive Education, the District Compliance Coordinator has a critical role to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local licensing requirements at all levels of the organization within the 3HC schools, which includes Community School of Excellence, New Millennium Academy, and Prairie Seeds Academy. The District Compliance Coordinator will work closely with the leadership team at each school to ensure departmental policies and procedures are in place to maintain regulation requirements. He/she will track, monitor, and report on all regulated compliance including personnel, academics, SPED/Title/ELL, building, licensing, operations, behavior, and authorizer obligations. The right candidate will be able to streamline the compliance process at all three schools. Additionally, the right candidate will manage and coordinate all program integrity work through assessing and evaluating the quality of services through the new culture of learning shifts at all three schools.

The District Compliance Coordinator must demonstrate a strong work ethic, have integrity, and is accountable to his/her actions. He/she will align himself/herself with NMA’s core principles and understands the unique challenges of an immigrant and refugee community. A successful District Compliance Coordinator will also have experience in a high performing fast paced environment.

The District Compliance Coordinator is part 3HC schools’ leadership team and is required to attend all meetings.

Bachelor’s Degree in Education Leadership, Business Administration, Strategic Leadership or related field is required.
Master’s Degree in related field is highly preferred.
10+ years of compliance and quality experience. Preference given to candidate with school management experience.
5+ years of classroom teaching experience. Preference given to candidates with MN state standards.
Experience working in a diverse community, particularly in a Hmong community. Preference given to someone who speaks, writes, and reads Hmong.
Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations
Ability to inspire, foster, and empower scholars, staff members, and parents in an academic setting
Ability to work in a professional and fast paced environment
Ability to prioritize work urgencies and be organized
Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Suite – Words, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Adobe/PDF
Ability to compile, interpret, and present data
Experience facilitating large group meetings and following through with agenda items and staying on tasks