In conjunction with the Director of Institutional Effectiveness (DIE), the Institutional Accreditation & Program Review Coordinator coordinates the policies and procedures for program accreditation, certification, licensing, and program review. Works collaboratively with other members of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Institutional team and assists in program report submission, program reviews, and status of reviews; and coordinates institutional efforts and policy alignment to ensure standards established by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) are met.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Coordinates, reviews, provides feedback, maintains documentation of accreditation and program review reports, including NC-SARA, and ensures communication to internal and external constituents regarding reports, visits, website updates, etc.
Coordinates with the Institutional Effectiveness (IE) team on Institutional accreditation and program review activities, including but not limited to, coordinates and maintains Higher Learning Commission (HLC) strategic plan; monitors and coordinates institutional change forms (New Program Applications, Change in Location applications, etc.); Coordinates the completion of the Annual Institutional Update; Coordinates and monitors other special projects related to HLC (Quality Initiative, Re-Affirmation report/visit, etc.).
Plans and conducts HLC Institutional team meetings each semester to discuss accreditation and program review and provide status updates; work with IE Project Manager & Compliance Analyst to organize and set agenda for the HLC Institutional team.
Coordinates the collection, analysis, and archival of HLC and specialized accreditation and program review materials and information needed to remain in compliance with external accreditation and program review standards, including NC-SARA. Maintains confidentiality and integrity of information.
Remains current with developing trends in HLC, specialized accreditation agencies, program review, and higher education; attends conferences and training webinars; completes other projects and duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
Experience in a higher education environment or working directly with colleges/universities
Experience working directly with academic leaders, administration, and campus units/departments
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent problem solving skills and ability to create/implement solutions.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with broad range of internal and external constituents, for example, academic leaders, faculty and university administrators.
Demonstrated excellent organization skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Values diversity and possesses and understanding of multicultural and cultural competencies; ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and other constituents from different backgrounds.
Salary Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 356. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.
Deadline to apply: January 27, 2020
For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
Bachelor's Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. Degree must be conferred at the time of application.
The following experience is required:
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in accreditation, program review, state authorization, or similar.
About Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.