Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Advertised Job Summary:
Director of Accreditation, Assessment and Research University of South Carolina Upstate Spartanburg, SC FAC00067PO21
The School of Education, Human Performance, and Health at USC Upstate seeks a non-tenure track faculty member to serve as Director of Accreditation, Assessment, and Research. This 10.5 month Instructor position includes, but is not limited to, responsibility for major activities related to accreditation for all teacher education programs and external program review for all programs within the unit, as well as teaching two courses per major semester. The Director should have the ability to teach a variety of education courses in a collegial and cooperative environment, as well as work with diverse groups of stakeholders within and outside the University. The Director must have exemplary organizational skills, written expression, attention to detail, proficiency with a variety of software, and experience using new technologies and acquiring new skills.
The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university's international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.
The School of Education, Human Performance, and Health (SoEHPH) at the University of South Carolina Upstate is transforming the upstate region of South Carolina, training exceptional teachers, human services and exercise science professionals. Our programs focus on developing skills and abilities among our students to ensure Upstate graduates positively impact the health and educational outcomes of individuals and our community. As part of our mission as a regional public institution, we seek colleagues whose public scholarship targets meaningful community engagement and whose research and teaching includes partnerships with public and private sectors aimed at the public good through teaching, research and service. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and community stakeholders on initiatives targeting education across our region, as well as health indicators and initiatives. Candidates should share our commitment to creating educational experiences that are deeply meaningful. With enrollments approaching one thousand students and a new M.Ed. program in Applied Learning and Instruction, the School of Education, Human Performance and Health is focused on engaged, experiential learning in partnership with dedicated faculty in small class settings. Our emphasis on student and regional needs creates an innovative organization that actively pursues student success and retention, inclusion, diversity and community involvement. SoEHPH is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). We seek colleagues for whom student success, diversity and inclusion are also a priority.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Earned master's degree in education or related field required. The successful candidate will have:
Substantial experience working with accrediting bodies, specifically the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and related Specialized Professional Associations;
Experience with LiveText or a similar system, including the Field Experience Module, as well as extensive experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel;
Experience identifying, developing, launching and tracking assessment measures for the evaluation of program outcomes;
Current professional activity in education, including knowledge of CAEP Accreditation Standards and experience with accreditation processes and reviews at the state and national level;
Experience teaching and working with diverse populations of students at the college/university level.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 97894
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.