Accreditation Coordinator

Posted on12/12/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVP of Institutional Advancement
Reports in officeInstitutional Advancement
Application due date01/05/2018
Job start dateTBD
InstitutionEdward Waters College
Institution descriptionEdward Waters College (EWC) is, distinctively, Florida's oldest independent institution of higher learning as well as the state's first institution established for the education of African Americans.
Job dutiesUnder the general direction of the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, this position will independently provide support in the areas of regional accreditation and specialized academic program accreditation. Key areas of responsibility include special projects as they impact accreditation and program review. Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Perform all administrative duties associated with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation on behalf of the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness. Stay up-to-date with SACS standards, processes, and regulations; draft updates of recommended policy changes that affect the college’s reaffirmation of accreditation; serve as a resource for information about SACS standards, processes and requirements.
• Prepare campus correspondence in accordance with SACS guidelines; attend campus SACS committee meetings; follow through on required actions; ensure document preparation and other supporting materials meet SACS standards and timelines; organize all materials related to the required documents and exhibits for the self-study.
• Ensure accurate assignment of Planning Units for the various initiatives, action items, and strategies
• Ensure accurate input of data and information for links and system data management.
• Ensure accurate downloading of appropriate documents into the accountability/accreditation system.
• Ensure accurate input of accreditation standards for each of the regional, program and professional accreditation organizations managed by the Institutional Effectiveness/Compliance system.
• Ensure operational planning, mid-term and summary reporting throughout the accreditation reaffirmation processes, institutional planning, research and effectiveness.
• Develop and track an overall master calendar schedule of specialized accredited program due dates for self-studies, site-visits, interim reports, and additional implementation follow-up activities.
• Recommend to the Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness those budgetary requests made by specialized accredited programs. Work with the Office of Title III and Sponsored Programs to coordinate expenses for external consultants as part of the academic program review expectations. Prepare annual budget requests, mid-year, and end-year reports; administer budget; monitor resources related to university-wide and specialized accreditation.
• During site visit years, arrange travel and hotel accommodations for visitation team; serve the site visitation team chair as necessary during the site visit and with complete confidentiality; organize a system of volunteers and assistants during the site visit to assist with schedule logistics. Assist program faculty and staff during specialized accreditation site visits with schedule planning and logistical support.
• Perform other duties or projects as assigned.
QualificationsMaster’s Degree with five years of experience
in accreditation in an academic environment; education; project management; academic program review; data collection and/or report writing are preferred.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsEWC offers a competitive total rewards package for all full-time positions. We are a drug and smoke free campus. Learn more about our institution at

Contact: Office of Human Resources and Administrative Services
Edward Waters College
Phone: (904) 470-8151
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Edward Waters College values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.