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Sr Director for Accreditation/Outcomes Assessment

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, and a CV to Dr. Maria Fornatora, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at

Job Duties

This is a faculty position at a rank determined by experience and education.  The candidate must have leadership experience with managing accreditation for a college or university, preferably dental or medical professional education.  The candidate must have experiential knowledge in competency-based education. The candidate must be familiar with educational outcomes assessment, analysis of outcomes data, superb writing and communication skills, experience. The candidate must have an interest in educational research, and an ability to support the educational programs of the dental schools by supervising theses projects for master level students; this support may include direction and assistance on design of research studies and data analysis.

The Senior Director is responsible for the development and maintenance of a comprehensive outcomes assessment program that supports the vision, mission, and goals of the School of Dentistry, and ensures continued compliance with the standards of the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) for the predoctoral and postdoctoral dental education programs. Specific responsibilities include collection and maintenance of data sets that support academic and institutional outcomes analysis and planning. This includes hand-on data collection and analysis, translation of data into usable information for program improvements, curriculum management and preparation of reports and self-studies.

The Senior Director for Accreditation and Outcomes Assessment will report to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the duties related to accreditation and outcomes assessment.  For research, teaching, and service activities the faculty selected for this position will report to the Chair of the Department of Oral Health Sciences and is expected to participate as a member of research team of the dental school with a focus on educational research and evaluation.

Job Qualifications

Masters or doctorate (preferred) in an appropriate academic discipline (for example, educational psychology, higher education, professional degree in dentistry, medicine, or related health field, or other relevant field) with educational research experience.

At least 3 years of experience required in higher/professional education accreditation processes in a leadership role; experience with dental, medical, or health-related schools accreditation preferred.

Institution Description

Kornberg supports health and wellness through a range of diverse educational programs and comprehensive patient services. Our students become dedicated and ethical professionals who honor the traditional models of dental care while staying focused on discovering new ones. 

We train the experts who lead the field.


Full benefits, PTO, holidays etc.
Application Due Date: 2023-04-30
Job Start Date: 2023-06-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Philadelphia
State/Province/Region: PA
Institution: Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry
Reports To: Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Academic Affairs

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