Assessment & Accreditation Specialist
Dean’s Office, Seidel School of Education
Salisbury University, Maryland
The Seidel School of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assessment & Accreditation Specialist in the Dean’s Office. This position provides a dedicated position to oversee and coordinate assessment and accreditation processes for all aspects of teacher education programs.
Primary Job Duties: Based on the complexity of regulatory requirements related to pre-professional education training, professional licensure, and induction, the primary focus of this position will be to direct assessment and accreditation activities related to initial and advanced education programs, including unit and school-level assessment and reporting responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Education, Education Psychology, or a related field and 3-5 years of work-related experience. Prior experience directing or coordinating accreditation of professional or education programs, including conducting multi-level (program and unit) assessment processes preferred.
Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, problem solving, project management, and oral & written communication skills. Must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of establishing reliability and validity of assessment measures. Experience in K-12 education, administration and/or assessment and familiarity with accreditation policies and processes highly desirable. Proficient in the use of technology, including data management (e.g., PeopleSoft) and learning management (e.g., Canvas) systems and platforms, assessment systems (e.g., LiveText Via, edTPA), experience in the use of SPSS data software and survey software (e.g. Qualtrics).
This is a full-time, exempt, Contingent II (contractual) position with a limited benefits package that includes medical, prescription, dental, paid leave, tuition remission, and more. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Postdoctoral candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via email. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. Applications received by December 15, 2020 will receive full consideration; the position will be open until filled.
Salisbury University (SU) is a member of the University System of Maryland. The position is based in Salisbury, MD. The Seidel School of Education represents four academic departments within a regionally accredited, four-year comprehensive institution, offering 63 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925 as a State Normal School, our beautiful campus is centrally located to popular Atlantic beaches, the Chesapeake Bay, and the metropolitan areas of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk, VA. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Money, and other publications. SU has 435 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,700 with a 16:1 student/faculty ratio and average class size of 24. With civic engagement as a pillar of its student experience, SU recently received the prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification recognizing the University’ commitment to community-engage learning.
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