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Director of Compliance



United States
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Campus is on a mission to maximize access to a world-class education.

At Campus, students come first, and we mean it. Our goal is to enable everyone to have access to a superb education without having to take on student debt. We power online two-year degree programs featuring live, online interactive classes led exclusively by faculty from top-ranking schools in the country (think Princeton, NYU, UCLA, Spelman, and more) – all at community college costs.

We’re backed by an investor team that believes deeply in our vision for the future of education -- our investors include Sam Altman (OpenAI), Jason Citron (Discord), Peter Thiel (Founders Fund), Michael Bloomberg (Bloomberg Ventures), Shaquille O’Neal and others who support our vision for the future of education in America.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a driven Director of Compliance to join our team. As our Director of Compliance, you will work closely with our Chief Legal Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer to drive the design and implementation of our company-wide compliance program. This is a rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-paced and growing company where compliance is essential and you can have an immediate and lasting impact.

The successful applicant must be proactive, detail-oriented, and an excellent communicator - fully focused on taking the universe of applicable rules and regulations and operationalizing them into a top-notch and user-friendly compliance program.

What you’ll do:

  • Help design and operationalize all things compliance at a mission-driven higher education startup.
  • Lead and manage key compliance projects from initiation to completion, working closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Assist in the creation, review, and streamlining of various policy documents
  • Translate a variety of federal and state mandates and regulations into compliance programs, working with teams across the business to build trainings for different populations and tracking compliance via a compliance dashboard.

About you:

  • 5+ years experience in a compliance role in the higher education space.
  • Experience or familiarity with federal and state regulations related to higher education institutions and accreditation standards.
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with the ability to work autonomously and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Exceptional organizational and project management abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and execute tactically.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and able to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a dynamic and rapidly changing startup environment.

Location: Remote

What you’ll get:

  • Opportunity for impact– as an early team member, you’ll be an integral player in bringing our vision for American higher education to life
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Salary: $130,000 to $160,000
  • Equity: A competitive equity package
  • Unlimited PTO (and hybrid work schedule for those in the New York office)


Campus celebrates and embraces diversity and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of experiences, backgrounds, and skills. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.