Program Specialist for Accreditation and Assessment

Jersey City, New Jersey
Sep 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Program Specialist for Accreditation and Assessment

New Jersey City University is seeking candidates for the position of Program Specialist for Accreditation and Assessment for the College of Education. This is a 12-month administrative position reporting to the Dean and Associate Dean of the College and the Director of Institutional Effectiveness. The successful candidate will support education faculty and the Dean’s Office with accreditation, assessment, and mandated reporting. He/she will assist with developing and implementing data gathering and assessment processes; maintaining, organizing and filing reports; collecting, organizing and maintaining all data related to education programs; conducting data analyses and preparing reports; developing and validating assessment instruments; and serving as an expert resource for accreditation and reporting requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in educational psychology or educational assessment is required. Closely related fields will be given consideration. Other requirements include a minimum of three years of experience working with faculty in a higher education setting; experience conducting statistical analyses and presenting results in various formats; experience with student learning outcome assessment, program evaluation, and/or research design; a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively including taking direction and showing initiative, as appropriate; and demonstrated problem-solving and organizational abilities. In-depth knowledge of teacher accreditation (CAEP) is essential. Strong preference will also be given to candidates with experience in the CAEP accreditation process. Strong report writing and oral communication skills are also essential.


New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.