Accreditation Manager

Savannah College of Art and Design, SCAD
Savannah, Georgia (US)
Mar 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

SCAD seeks an accreditation manager to manage the overall workflow and timelines associated with compliance and reaffirmation efforts related to regional and specialized accreditation or certification (SACSCOC, NAAB, CIDA, HKCAAVQ, EDB, DEVB, SCCHE, NAIA).

In this role, you will report to the executive director of institutional effectiveness. You will research, edit and co-author accreditation documents and reports, including document management, storage and naming conventions. You will prepare for onsite/offsite/electronic accreditation reviews and follow-up on action items for SACSCOC compliance, especially as it concerns substantive change.

Additionally, you will inform faculty and staff of accreditation event preparation and procedures, and develop risk analyses for accreditation compliance, as well as other appropriate analyses as assigned.

The ideal candidate has a background in social science research methods and some level of experience or background in art and design. You should possess the strong organizational and planning skills required to handle multiple projects simultaneously, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills and a high tolerance for ambiguity. Excellent communication skills, particularly in writing and analysis, are essential as is the ability to communicate with diverse audiences.


− Master’s degree 
− Minimum of three years of experience at an institution of higher education, taking an active role in an institution’s reaffirmation for regional or programmatic accreditation
− Ability to travel to represent the university
− Experience with SACSCOC, NAAB, or CIDA strongly preferred
− Familiarity with accreditation software and websites preferred

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.