Small Business Compliance Analyst

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

Does the challenge of working in one of the most dynamic organizations in the Triangle excite you? If so, please consider applying for the Small Business Compliance Analyst position at the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. RDU provides an opportunity to work with an awesome team, all dedicated to our core values of Learning, Integrity, Team, Excellence, and Respect. We are a rapidly expanding, medium-sized airport. If you are interested in working for a growing organization that provides great benefits, opportunities to advance, and free parking, then RDU may be your next and best career move! Our organization offers a dynamic, fast-paced environment that promotes teamwork, creativity and collaboration. Take the next step and see what RDU is all about!

As a team member at RDU, you can expect to make a difference through your work, to have a direct impact on the achievement of a very meaningful mission, to advance your career trajectory, and to have room for fun and fulfillment in your daily life. Here, you will work on Federal civil rights programs promoting the voice of the Authority’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Airport Concessionaires Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE/ACDBE) and Minority and Women Owned Small Business (MWSB) programs. Take the lead with contracts and regulatory compliance including data collection, analysis and reporting of three supplier diversity and inclusion programs.

Reach out, if you want your next professional experience to help you master new skills, build meaningful relationships, and access growth opportunities. Consider joining the RDU family-connecting people, going places!

This position is an on-site/in-office role. This is NOT a remote work position.
Some Work from Home is available, but full remote work is not an option.


The Small Business Compliance Analyst manages supplier diversity and inclusion programs. Works with customers, vendors, suppliers, and internal partners to grow and develop the programs. Conducts contract reviews and on-site visits of projects and concession operations. Represents the Authority with trade organizations, meetings, and conferences.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Day to Day Activities:

  • Performs on-going site progress inspections and reviews of construction projects and concessions activities. Develops and implements remediation plans as necessary. Uses computer skills and written communication to prepare findings in compliance with Federal regulations and Authority program requirements.
  • Attends and presents DBE/ACDBE/MWSB program requirements and opportunities at pre-bid, bid openings and pre-construction meetings. Attends regular monthly construction and concessions meetings for information regarding the status of projects at the Authority.
  • Assists project managers in soliciting DBE/MWSB bids and proposals for Authority procurement activities, development, and construction projects
  • Assists contractors in identifying DBE/ACDBE/MWSBs to participate on projects; notifies small businesses of upcoming opportunities; coordinates with partner organizations to facilitate participation.
  • Assists the Procurement Department in identifying suppliers and services vendors to participate in the Authority’s procurement solicitations.
  • Solicits, registers and maintains a directory of qualified and interested MWSB contractors, suppliers, and service providers for those opportunities identified by Authority staff and furnishing such lists to appropriate Authority staff.
  • Prepares monthly and annual diverse spend utilization reports and analyzes actual performance against targeted performance.
  • Processes applications for certification; reviews documentation; conducts site visits as necessary.
  • Represent and serves as a liaison for the Authority with trade organizations and at conferences and meetings.
  • Develops, coordinates, and attends outreach seminars and outreach workshops for small businesses.
  • Performs additional work related tasks as required.

Hiring Range – Minimum $63,133 and Maximum to commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field required

Experience: 5 years of directly related experience required. Federal civil rights programs or supplier diversity affirmative action(s) programs, or contract compliance monitoring or procurement and contract administration, preferred.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

Knowledge of:

  • Federal and state regulations related to the utilization of minority and woman-owned businesses in construction and non-construction goods and services procurements, with specific emphasis on 49 CFR Parts 23 or 26
  • Construction management practices
  • Contracting principles and procedures
  • B2GNow or similar contract compliance software

Skill in:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) with emphasis on database and Excel
  • Working in a fast-paced environment while performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
  • Strong knowledge of data manipulation techniques

Ability to:

  • Work through multiple tasks simultaneously, manages time efficiently, and works with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize job duties as assignments shift
  • To apply sound business judgment and strategic guidance to management in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate and communicate with people at different levels within the organization to accomplish a common goal
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries
  • Communicate clearly to peers, vendors, customers, verbally and in writing.
  • Work effectively in a teamwork environment
  • Travel 10 – 15% of the time


The work environment and exposures described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Positions in this class typically require typing, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, sitting, standing, walking and repetitive motions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time. During certain periods or for certain events, the ability to assist with the setup or breakdown of an event may be required.

RDU employee benefit offerings include:

At RDU, you’re not just a blip on the radar. We appreciate you and care about your health, happiness and future. Here’s a snapshot of awesome benefits!

  • Work-Life Harmony
    • Paid Vacation Leave
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • 11 Paid Holidays
    • Flexible Holiday Options
  • Health and Wellness
    • Comprehensive Wellness Program
    • On-site Fitness Classes & Employee Fitness Center Access
    • Health Savings Account (HSA) – with matching employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts – medical and dependent care options
    • Opportunities for employer paid or discounted insurance plans
  • Financial Wellness
    • Tuition assistance and career development
    • Shift Differential pay
    • 401(k) plan, Traditional and Roth options – with matching employer contributions
    • 457(b) plan, Traditional and Roth options
    • NC Pension Retirement Plan
    • Employee Discounts – cell phone service plans, Microsoft software, RDU Airport Terminal stores and restaurants.

Please see the Raleigh Durham Airport-Authority statement on Equal Opportunity Employment located at:



Planning & Organization
Time Management
Research & Analytics
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel




Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Business Oriented: Applies broad knowledge and seasoned experience in addressing complex issues

Customer Focus: Understands who customers are



Self-Starter: Does not require outside inspiration to be motivated

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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