Quality Enhancement Plan Coordinator

Rome, Georgia
Commensurate with experience
Aug 01, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Other Organizations

Job Description Summary

The Quality Enhancement Plan Coordinator facilitates the day-to-day implementation of the College’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) at a multi-campus institution in the University System of Georgia . The QEP Coordinator works closely with the SACSCOC leadership team, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Institutional Research and Effectiveness, and other departments integrally involved in the QEP implementation. The QEP Coordinator engages faculty, staff, and administrators to maintain the momentum of the QEP and collaborates effectively to achieve and evaluate the desired outcomes of the QEP.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging. Regular fulltime staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

Key Qualifications

•Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field
•At least 2+ years of student-academic-advising experience (curricular and/or career-professional advising support)
•Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position
•Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Key Responsibilities

•Oversee day-to-day implementation of initiatives and activities of the QEP
•Manage an assigned caseload of students in their first term at GHC by providing academic advising, course registration, and academic support and guidance.
•Chair the QEP implementation team. Convene QEP subcommittees or other working groups as needed.
•Report regularly to the College’s SACSCOC Leadership team, the Cabinet, Faculty Senate, and Advising Council.
•Establish interaction and facilitate collaboration between all departments involved in QEP implementation.
•Promote college-wide participation. Coordinate the creation and implementation of an internal public awareness campaign to increase knowledge of QEP.
•Assist in the creation and maintenance of the QEP website.
•Serve as the primary author of the SACSCOC QEP Impact Report.
•Coordinate regular assessment of QEP goals, initiatives, and student learning outcomes.
•Serve as the budget manager for QEP.
•Identify grant opportunities, develop grant proposals, monitor and assess grant budgets.
•Collaborate with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to provide development activities and opportunities for QEP stakeholders.
•Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•Knowledge of University System of Georgia and Georgia Highlands College policies and procedures.
•Knowledge of system and college policies regarding enrollment, student support services, work study/financial aid, registration, and testing.
•Knowledge of advising/registration software and BANNER systems.
•Possess a general understanding of SACSCOC requirements.
•Possess proven expertise in planning and executing operational plans.
•Possess varied experience in managing projects, programs, budgeting and cost control.
•Capability of developing and/or utilizing statistical models to assess student learning outcomes related to the QEP.
•Knowledge of best practices in system-wide assessment.
•Possess strong leadership, team building skills, and demonstrated ability to motivate and empower others to achieve goals.
•Demonstrated ability to develop cooperative relationships among faculty, staff, students, and administrators.
•Ability to diagnose, plan and manage resource requirements, including staffing, budgets, and equipment.
•Possess strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefits among peers and colleagues.
•Skill in oral and written communication. Possess experience in writing grants and administrative reports.
•Ability to work well in a multi-campus, multi-ethnic, and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff.