Compliance Officer

Compliance Officer


Full time permanent

The College of Early Childhood Educators regulates the early childhood education profession in the public interest by ensuring Ontario’s early childhood educators meet requirements set out in the Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007. The College issues Certificates of Registration, has established a code of ethics and standards of practice for the profession, and responds to complaints through a complaints and discipline process. The College has more than 52,000 current members.

The College’s Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) program recently became mandatory and our Professional Practice department is now seeking a Compliance Officer to lead the CPL compliance function. Reporting to the Director, Professional Practice, you will develop and execute processes to support and enforce member compliance with the CPL program. In this newly created role, you will:

Implement the CPL Regulation, policies and processes.

Respond to case-specific and complex member and stakeholder queries regarding CPL.

Address non-compliance and deferral cases, escalating unusual and complex cases to the Director and/or Registrar.

Create and maintain member records related to CPL compliance.

Collaborate on cross-department issues impacting CPL compliance and member registration status.

Draft, implement and maintain procedures for CPL program compliance, including monitoring and auditing.

Keep abreast of data, issues and trends related to CPL compliance and make recommendations and adjustments to respond to changing needs.

Act as the CPL compliance subject matter expert in College planning, project and communications activities.

Monitor and review the CPL program and work closely with the College’s Professional Practice Analysts to revise and develop related policy and resources.

Prepare a variety of documents including reports, briefing notes, correspondence, position papers and presentations for the executive leadership team, Council and committees.

Experience and Talents:

Undergraduate degree and a minimum of 3 years of work experience in a regulatory, compliance or audit function, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Understanding of the Early Childhood Educators Act 2007 and its associated regulations.

Understanding of different approaches to regulation and ability to recommend appropriate compliance and administration strategies

Experience with designing, executing and maintaining compliance processes.

Experience with analyzing, developing and implementing policy in the regulatory context.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with colleagues, members and other stakeholders.

Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills and a high level of judgement.

Research, analytical and project management skills.

A keen attention to detail.

Proficient with using the Microsoft Office Suite, the Internet and data management applications.

Fluent in both official languages (a strong asset).

Registered Early Childhood Educator (an asset).


Please submit your application online by Sunday February 11, 2018.

We thank all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

The College of Early Childhood Educators is committed to providing accommodations in our hiring process for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, please inform us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Expiry Date: 
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 5pm