The Certification and Accreditation Specialist in the School of Education will provide direct support regarding state and national accreditation, compliance and certification in addition to providing direct support for all graduate programs within the School of Education. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students.
Develop and maintain systems to collect and manage data on student admissions, placement, performance, program benchmarks and state assessments to ensure compliance with state and national accreditation standards
Serve as our internal compliance officer for both state and national accreditation and attend state and national meetings to stay abreast of accreditation requirements
Work directly with the Dean and faculty to prepare data and narratives for annual AAQEP reporting and periodic accreditation visits
Gather and maintain data for state and federal reporting requirements
Prepare and submit the annual MOSIS report for the Annual Performance Report (APR) required of all Educator Preparation Programs (EPP)
Prepare and submit the Title II reports for federal compliance twice a year
Serve as the certification officer for all current graduate students and alumni seeking certification in leadership
Develop and maintain systems to collect and manage data on student admissions, placement, performance, and state assessments to ensure eligibility for initial and advanced certification by DESE
Attend State meetings to stay abreast of certification requirements
Assist the Dean and Graduate Admissions in the marketing of programs and securing of candidates and communicate with graduate program directors regarding applications and inquiries for all graduate programs
Prepare reports from Salesforce for each program regarding applications and inquiries and track the status of each applicant:
Prepare acceptance and denial documents for all candidates
Assure website is accurate, up to date, and in alignment with current practice
Chair the Graduate Admissions Committee
Operational duties as assigned
Bachelor degree in Education or related field from an accredited University
Understanding of the structure of unit assessment systems
Knowledge of computer-based data management and spreadsheet programs
Knowledge of Accreditation process
Ability to work in a team setting
Ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with external constituencies
Ability to multi-task and flexibly respond to interruptions
Master degree preferred
Knowledge of and experience with Salesforce
Understanding of undergraduate and graduate programs within the School of Education
Knowledge of teacher and administrator certification
Special Instructions to Applicants:
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug and background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.