Regulatory Compliance Manager - Michigan

We care, for the children and families we serve, and our dedicated team members. You are our best asset. Feel valued and get access to the benefits and resources you need to connect, balance, grow, and thrive in your career.

  • We support your work/life balance with a minimum 50% child care discount, immediate (or next-day) access to earnings, paid time off, and more.
  • We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • We strive to provide a positive, fun environment with plenty of recognition.

The Regulatory Compliance Manager will serve as the SME for all state agency regulations for Michigan, company policies and procedures to maintain school regulatory compliance. The Regulatory Compliance Manager will work with internal and external partners and within cross functional areas to build a culture of compliance across designated assigned areas.


The position will be based in Michigan and this individual will support all of our school locations in the state of Michigan.


Essential Functions/Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts regulatory compliance visits in person or virtually using established tools at all schools on a regular basis to ensure compliance is maintained.
  • Shares findings with School Management, District Manager, Regional Manager and Regulatory Compliance Team.
  • Assists with the creation and implementation of action plan/s to ensure schools are compliant with all regulatory agency rules and regulations.
  • Provide support and guidance to School Directors, District Managers and Divisional Vice Presidents regarding regulatory visits and compliance.
  • Assist school management in preparing for regulatory agency visits in order to maintain full compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Deliver state regulatory related trainings to schools/school managers as needed.
  • Work with internal and external partners as applicable.
  • Collaborate with District Manager on responses and corrective action plans to licensing violations issued to schools.
  • Keeps District Manager, Regional Manager, Sr. Manager of Regulatory Compliance updated on all licensing and health and safety issues found within schools.
  • Stays current on all state regulatory regulations and health and safety requirements within state and company.
  • Partner with School Directors and District Managers to ensure timely submission to Support Central of all regulatory reports including but not limited to annual, interim, follow-up and complaint visits, new or renewed permits and licenses.



Position does not have direct reports.


Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in compliance or regulatory field, childcare and/or project management.
  • Must meet state licensing requirements for Program Director.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferred.



Must be certified to conduct State Licensing Trainings


Skills & Abilities (i.e. technical, organizations, knowledge, etc.):

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of all current state and local licensing regulations.
  • Excellent customer service and follow-up skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Capable of working with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Effective communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal.
  • Proficient time management, organizational skills and ability to meet established deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient with computer application such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint including the reviewing, formatting, and updating of spreadsheets
  • Must have exceptional relationship building skills, must be a team player and have cross-constituency facilitation skills.


Travel Percentage:

Up to 90%

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.