Manager of Accreditation & Assessment
Manager for Accreditation & Assessment
School of Education
The College of New Jersey seeks an organized, analytical individual to serve as the Manager for Accreditation & Assessment for the education unit. The Manager works closely with faculty and staff within the education unit of The College of New Jersey to collect assessment data and prepare reports in order to ensure that the institution meets the national accreditation standards set forth by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Manager is also tasked with edTPA coordination at the College, serves as the education unit's assessment liaison for internal and external stakeholders, and provides support for the Department of Counselor Education in Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) accreditation. Occasional travel is required.
Reporting to the Dean of the School of Education, the Manager will provide leadership, knowledge, and expertise to the educational unit relative to national accreditation standards, state regulations, institutional assessment protocols, and reporting standards established by specialized professional associations (SPAs). The Manager oversees the education unit's assessment development, data collection procedures, annual reporting, accreditation reporting, and preparation for accreditation site visits.
- Experience with national accreditation processes with a proven track record of successful accreditation reporting preferred
- Experience applying principles of assessment, evaluation, and standard-setting procedures in an educational environment
- Demonstrates a high level of organization and attention to detail while multitasking to meet all required deadlines
- Technological competency with basic office software for word processing and data management as well as digital/web-based assessment and reporting tools
- Experience working with accrediting bodies' integrated technology systems and tools
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present information clearly and accurately
- Able to work individually and to collaborate and lead diverse, cross-departmental teams (both internal and external to the education unit) and engage full cooperation
Education & Experience:
- Master's degree from an accredited college or university related to higher education, educational assessment, and/or educational administration or equivalent experience as determined by the appointing authority.
- Three (3) years of experience in higher education teaching, administration, and/or assessment with additional experience as a licensed/certified teacher at the primary or secondary level preferred or equivalent experience as determined by the appointing authority.
- Experience with LiveText preferred
- Experience in field supervision is preferred
This position carries the state title of Assistant Director and is a non-aligned position. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package including pension, health, dental and prescription, as well as generous sick and vacation leave.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae. The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A final offer of employment will be contingent upon the satisfactoryl completion of a background investigation and receipt of official transcripts of highest degree earned.
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply