Associate Vice President - Accreditation and New Program Integration


The associate vice president—Accreditation and New Program Integration holds primary responsibility for maintaining the university's regional accreditation and for ensuring new programs and locations are implemented efficiently within the accreditation structure.

In addition to resume, the following documents are required for consideration. Please upload documents in one file (.PDF or Word) to the APPLICANT PACKET section of the application:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  • All letters of recommendation should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior. If you do not have those documents at the time of application, please upload a text or word document stating, "Recommendations will be sent independently." Recommendation letters can be mailed to Academic Affairs at the address stated below


The associate vice president - Accredidation and New Program Integration is responsible for maintaining the university's regional accrediation and ensuring new programs and locations. Their responsibilities also include:
  • Holds primary responsibility maintain the university's regional accreditation, including creating and implementing practices and policies designed to facilitate compliance with accrediting expectations.
  • Serves as the institutional liaison to the regional accreditation body.
  • Provides leadership and training in the accreditation process for those serving on teams associated with reaffirmation and maintenance of regional accreditation.
  • Holds primary responsibility for implementation of and reporting regarding the university's Quality Enhancement Plan.
  • Works with proposers of new programs and locations approved through the Smart Growth process to ensure a smooth and efficient implementation timeline, including meeting regional accreditation requirements.
  • Supervises a team of professionals who support the work of regional accreditation and compliance.
  • Represents Academic Affairs, as appropriate and assigned by the vice president of Academic Affairs, on various University Senate and other committees.
  • Must possess strong organization, and time management skills and be able to apply those skills to maximize the best possible outcomes for the university.
  • Must be able to prioritize workload under varying circumstances.
  • Must demonstrate strong skills in writing, making presentations, and managing projects.
  • Must demonstrate effective communication with internal and external individuals and agencies.
  • The ability to understand and integrate diverse viewpoints, to manage efficiently, to exercise reasoned decision making, and to lead people effectively.
  • Must be able to work within a flexible schedule, as needed, depending on workload, cyclical volume, planned and unplanned audits and/or site visits.
  • Must be able to travel as needed dependent upon audits, site visits, conferences, seminars, and trainings.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective programs and services.
  • Ability to use technology to analyze data, manage projects, and facilitate decision-making.
  • Ability to work well with people.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must hold a doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Experience in higher education administration.
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • 5+ years experience with accreditation in a university setting.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of compliance.
  • 5+ years experience with faculty development.
  • Demonstrate record of leading university initiatives.

Job ID 2017-1478
Category ..
Job Locations US-FL-Saint Leo


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