Associate Vice Chancellor of Educator Preparation and Policy

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Title:Associate Vice Chancellor of Educator Preparation and Policy Job Category:Staff Description:


  • Serve as USG liaison to the key state and national governmental and non-governmental organizations regarding educator preparation and policy among USG institutions, P-20 Collaboratives, and RESAs.
  • Offer expertise to USO and institutional faculty, staff, and administrators, as needed, to support decision-making and activities related to educator preparation at the system- or institutional-level and to support institutional program approval and accreditation.
  • Serve as key liaison with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to ensure development of meaningful program and certification policies that support quality preparation programs and national accreditation policy.
  • Serve as key liaison with Georgia Department of Education to ensure an alignment with USG teacher preparation and the roles and responsibilities for Georgia teachers
  • Identify and respond to challenges identified by GA Professional Standards Commission, GA Department of Education and K-12 schools as mission-appropriate through USG degree/program planning and approval processes.
  • Lead, direct, and disseminate the development of USG educational preparation, policy and research.
  • Coordinate and lead activities of the USG Educator Preparation Academic Advisory Committee (EPAAC) and Georgia Educator Preparation Programs (GEPP), which includes all private institutions with educator preparation to include collaborative development of a long-term educator preparation agenda for the USG, the regular convening of the committee, and development of meeting agenda and content in consultation with executive committee.
  • Provide leadership in identifying and applying for external funding opportunities that support the system-wide goals of USG educator preparation programs.
  • Support the Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:


  • Terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D) in an area of Education (e.g., leadership, research, measurement, curriculum).


  • Knowledge of and experience with current trends in national and state education policy/legislation.
  • Knowledge of and experience with current trends in national and state educator preparation accreditation and accountability efforts.
  • Experience in educator preparation and higher education administration.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and managing research projects.
  • Experience conceptualizing, creating, managing, and/or using complex data sets for research and evaluation.
  • Experience working in collaborative projects where multiple groups are engaged independently to contribute to overall project goals.
  • Experience with various technology and research tools both quantitative and qualitative
  • Experience speaking and presenting to small groups and large audiences.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project planning skills.
  • Experience working in collaborative projects where multiple groups are engaged independently to contribute to overall project goals
  • Ability to communicate effectively with education and non-education groups.
  • Ability to locate, synthesize, and apply current research and writing about a variety of educator preparation issues to decision-making and leadership of educator preparation activities in the USG.
  • Ability to provide team leadership and build consensus within a group and among competing interests.
  • Ability to travel moderately as required (state and national).
  • Ability to adapt quickly and work in a highly-changeable work environment
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain working relationships with personnel at all professional levels of an organization.

Desired Qualifications:


  • Prior experience collaborating and developing partnerships state agencies and K-12 schools.
  • Knowledge of Georgia-specific legislation and policy related to the preparation, certification, and evaluation of K-12 educators.
  • Experience with research and grant funding

Location:Atlanta Regular/Temporary:Regular Minimum Hiring Salary:Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Hours Per Week:40 Required Documents Message:Cover Letter, Resume




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Posted: 2/12/2019
Application Due: 4/9/2019
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