Right At School Raleigh, North Carolina, United States Full-time 2024-06-01

Are you an accomplished licensing leader who is known for building strong relationships to ensure on time license acquisition and renewal?

Are you an accomplished licensing specialist?

Do you take pride in finding innovative solutions to increase efficiency across your licensing team?

Are you interested in combining your strengths and passions to drive a mission driven organization forward?

Right At School is a leading education enrichment company that offers before- and after-school programs, as well as recess, at schools across North America. Right At School has grown exponentially since being founded in 2010; recently being named to Inc. 5000 for the fifth year in a row and Crain’s Fast 50.

Put your mark on the Education industry; join us in expanding our impact on students, parents and schools in this detail-oriented role within Right At School!

As a Licensing & Compliance Specialist you will:

  • Provide research, consultation, application content, and compliance monitoring of state licensing regulations for our programs and new business opportunities
  • Utilize data analysis to advise on regulatory impact on applications, staffing, renewals, and compliance in our existing and prospective markets
  • Maintain strong working relationships with internal and external partners to support organization-wide compliance, efficiencies, and mission fulfillment
  • Plan and execute the grantmaking process; partner with Accounting, Field Leaders and Procurement to operate within the annual budget
  • Work with key stakeholders to review the effectiveness of licensing & compliance tools, and assist in driving the development of new processes and methodologies in order to improve databases and record-keeping methods to track state-specific regulations and compliance information for multiple stakeholders
  • Acts as a project manager and liaison with internal departments to audit, update and communicate state regulations
  • Create, implement and provide on going updates and training regarding state licensing regulations to field leaders and staff as needed or requested
  • Periodically travel within the U.S. as needed for licensing application, inspection and compliance requirements


  • Experience in the provision of licensed child care endeavors with involvement in child care licensing applications, regulations, program compliance, inspections, and renewals.
  • Highly organized but also interpersonally flexible and systematically adaptable for continual improvement and collaboration
  • Ability to deal with conflicting priorities, handle stress and high-pressure situations
  • Self-motivated and efficient, with good business judgment and analytical skills
  • Ability to efficiently manage a large workload, handle confidential information and documentation, and react promptly to multiple deadlines while meeting objectives
  • Ability to work independently but consult and defer when needed
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated excellence with verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and timely completion of duties
  • Basic Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Google Docs and Adobe Professional skills; ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Ability to travel out of state as required to support on-site work in programs across North America
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and other flex perks

  • We offer expecting parents twelve weeks of time off, which includes four weeks of full pay to increase the ability of families to balance the needs of work and home.
  • Free childcare! Enroll your eligible children in any Right At School after school program tuition free so that you can focus on your career knowing your children are in good hands!
  • Options for planning your future with 401K offered to all employees after working 1,000 hours.
  • An online and mobile HR platform where you can access your info with easy-to-use tech 24/7.
  • We offer a work environment that is diverse, inclusive and welcoming to all!

Here at Right At School, our commitment to equal opportunity runs deep. We really mean that. In order to achieve our goals, we need to work hard to create a diverse workforce so we can reach as many students, parents, and schools as possible. We embrace the uniqueness in everyone, and we encourage each individual to be their true selves. Your age, skin color, beliefs, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, parental status, vet status, gender identity are valued here. We do not stand for discrimination or harassment of any kind. Come as you are.