Coordinator of Accreditation and Program Improvement

Location
Springfield, Clark County
Posted
Jul 03, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Description:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

Wittenberg University is currently recruiting for a Coordinator of Accreditation and Program Improvement.  This is a full-time, faculty position housed in Wittenberg's Education Department to begin August 2014. This position has responsibility for directing the assessment activities across the Education department for the purposes of program development and evaluation, accreditation, and institutional effectiveness.  The Coordinator is responsible for designing, organizing, and coordinating data collection systems to support the strategic goals and assessment plan of the Teacher Education Program, particularly those systems in connection with program evaluation and NCATE/CAEP accreditation.  This position works collaboratively with the Chair of the Education Department, Director of Graduate Studies, faculty, and administration to develop, implement, and evaluate the assessment/accreditation plan for the Educator Preparation Program. 

The Director/Coordinator of Accreditation and Assessment has faculty status with teaching load.

Requirements:

Minimum: Master’s Degree with accreditation experience at the local, state or national level is preferred. A minimum of three years of teaching experience at the pre-college level is required.  In addition, the ideal candidate should show commitment to teacher preparation in a liberal arts setting.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Wittenberg's Department of Education is deeply invested in building strong community relationships, and we maintain local, national, and international partnerships that provide our students and faculty with a range of teaching and learning experiences.  We are an NCATE accredited institution, and the Department of Education cherishes its role as a part of Wittenberg's liberal arts tradition.  We teach small classes to students who are prepared, engaged, and in strong demand by area schools.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. We believe it is educationally imperative to further our students' appreciation and understanding of a culturally diverse society, and we are committed to ensuring a diverse environment for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or disability. In that spirit, we are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Application Instructions:

We ask candidates to set-up an account and make application through our online system. To apply, please upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.

  1. Letter of application (including description of accreditation experience and a brief statement of teaching interests).
  2. Curriculum vitae

Complete applications should also include three letters of reference (with phone numbers and/or email addresses). Letters of reference may be uploaded with your application as PDF files on letterhead or mailed directly to Dr. Sally Brannan, Chair, Department of Education, Wittenberg University, Post Office Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501-0720, sbrannany@wittenberg.edu.   

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.