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Executive Director of Licensure and Accreditation

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Teacher Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Accreditation, Deans, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 10916 University Title Senior Administrator 3, Academic Affairs University Job Family Academic & Faculty Affairs ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search National Working Title Executive Director of Licensure and Accreditation Position Number FAF310 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department SOEDeanOff: Deans Suite Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
● Provide leadership for School of Education ( SOE ) approved educator preparation programs to ensure continued national accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation ( CAEP )
● Provide leadership for School of Education ( SOE ) counseling programs to ensure continued national accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs ( CACREP )
● Provide leadership to ensure continued state approval of educator preparation programs
● Serve as School of Education liaison with Virginia Department of Education (VA DOE ) providing reports and information as necessary to the VA DOE
● Demonstrate knowledge of the VA Regulations Governing Approved Programs and have an in depth understanding of the procedures for seeking or obtaining continuing VA approved program status
● Serve as the VCU signatory with VA DOE for all in-state and out-of-state licensure applications
● Provide leadership for annual Title II Federal Reporting for licensure programs
● Collaborates with the Student Services Center to ensure high quality clinical placements, assessment, evaluation of clinical personnel, and orientation meetings; ensure procedures align with national standards for implementation and data collection
●Serve as committee chair for internal committees focused on clinical experiences and continuous improvement, as well as the SOE Professional Education Coordinating Council that engages stakeholders across VCU and P12 public schools
● Monitor all policies and procedures as articulated to govern partnerships with local schools
● Ensure quality clinical placements in diverse schools for students
● Oversee the early hires contractual process and coordinate supervision and evaluation
● Plan and implement regular meetings of university supervisors to ensure that they are aware of the policies and regulations governing clinical experiences and keep them informed of changes or other initiatives
● Develop initiatives to address local, regional, and state challenges including pathways for provisionally licensed teachers, and the development of strategies and initiatives to ensure graduates are prepared for success in urban and high needs schools
● Represent the School of Education on University and School-level committees Minimum Hiring Standards
● An earned Masters degree from an accredited institution in education or a closely related field, or equivalent applicable training and/or experience
● Depth and breadth of knowledge of CAEP standards and evidence of leading or co-leading a successful National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education ( NCATE ) or Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation ( CAEP ) review for a traditional teacher preparation program
● Depth and breadth of knowledge of Virginia regulations governing teacher preparation and evidence of leading a successful joint NCATE or CAEP and state approved program visit
● Depth and breadth of knowledge of Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs ( CACREP ) standards and evidence of leading and preparing for a national review by CACREP
● Demonstrated knowledge and experience in collaboration with school divisions to provide high quality clinical experiences which include diverse placements
● Knowledge of academic programs and related clinical experiences
● Experience in working with diverse faculty, staff and students in a higher education setting
● Evidence of effective leadership in an administrative position in higher education
● Evidence of strong organizational skills, problem solving skills and the ability to be a team player
● Knowledgeable about challenges in Virginia including the high number of VA teachers with provisional licensure, challenges of urban and high needs schools, and possess an understanding of the state mandate governing undergraduate programs in teacher education
● Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment, or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU Preferred Hiring Standards Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $88,500-110,000, commensurate with experience and education Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 hours/week Normal Work Days/Hours 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Job Open Date 09/20/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled No Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/109880 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our wellbeing as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.' Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you hold a masters degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe your experience leading or co-leading a successful National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) review for a traditional teacher preparation program.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please share what you consider to be three key ingredients to high quality programs that meet CAEP and state standards, and discuss your experience working with faculty to implement those ingredients into licensure programs.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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