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Director of Academic Accountability and Accreditation

Application Procedure:

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter:
http://apply.interfolio.com/64262
http://www.Click2Apply.net/h2hs6q8kks32j6bb

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

For best consideration, please apply by 20 September, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is closed.

JOB LOCATION:

Clemson, SC

CLOSING STATEMENT:
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Job Duties

Clemson University

Location Sikes 300/2
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


JOB SUMMARY:

The Director develops and leads integrated, systemic University efforts in continuous improvement that support student learning and achievement, institutional and programmatic accreditation, academic planning, and operational excellence. Nurtures a culture where improvement, academic excellence, and compliance are outcomes of faculty and staff development, robust business processes, intentional connections between University and operational strategy, and provision of high UX tools/resources to University citizens. Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES:

25% - Essential - Academic Accountability and Accreditation:
Works with pan-University units and personnel to identify and implement policies, resources, infrastructure, and regular business processes that support a culture and day-to-day workflow that supports operational excellence, student learning and achievement, planning, and accreditation as a continuous process. Manages the 5 and 10-year SACSCOC reaffirmation processes.

20% - Essential - Liaising:
Maintains productive relationship with and ensures centralized support and counsel is provided to a round-table of College and Libraries assessment liaisons who themselves support individual faculty and units in their program assessment and specialty accreditation. Identifies issues relevant to and seeks counsel, and concerns from the round-table on issues related to academic program planning, assessment, and specialty accreditation.

20% - Essential - Administrative:
Supervises and/or mentors, and professionally develops Assessment Coordinators and staff in the Institutional Effectiveness unit who provide support for faculty and staff regarding annual program assessment, specialty program accreditation, planning, and program reviews; administrative and academic support units in planning and continuous improvement; University centers and institutes as part of their assessment and evaluation. Ensures that the Coordinators and Liaisons have the resources and business processes needed for the University to achieve consistent excellence in these activities. Identifies and recommends solutions to resource and process challenges regarding consistent systemic academic excellence.

20% - Essential - Process Improvement:
Provides decisive informed and collaborative leadership in setting University policy and process regarding academic assessment and accreditation through continuous improvement. Serves as the key thought leader regarding continuous improvement and communicates objectives, progress and concerns to key University stakeholders (Assessment Committee, Associate Provost Ins Provost, Faculty Senate, etc).

15% - Essential - Collaboration:
Collaborates as a thought leader with a project manager; program, planning and accreditation analytics manager; and a specialist responsible for learning placements, state authorization, and academic agreements to yield an integrated high-performing team whose skills and talent will enable the Director to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages Work of Others - Manages work of others including hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff. Plans organizational structure and job content.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.

Job Qualifications

JOB KNOWLEDGE:
Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
:

Education - Master's Degree from an accredited institution.

Work Exp 3+ years of demonstrated experience with institutional effectiveness, or institutional or programmatic assessment, and/or accreditation.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

80% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself

60% - Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
50% - Recognize or inspect visually

WORKING CONDITIONS:

5% - Overnight Travel

Institution Description

Clemson University
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Benefits

WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 00 Salary commensurate with experience


Application Due Date: 2019-09-20
Job Start Date: 2020-01-01
Salary: $96500 - $110000
City: Clemson
State/Province/Region: SC
Institution: Clemson University
Reports To: Clemson
Staff # Reporting to Position: 500
Reports In Office: Academic Affairs

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