Montclair State University

Coordinator for Accreditation and Quality

US-NJ-Montclair
1 month ago
ID
2017-1719
# of Openings
1
Category
Academic Affairs

Overview

Under the direct supervision of the Vice Dean for School of Business, the SBUS Coordinator of Accreditation and Quality is responsible for performing a variety of duties related to maintaining AACSB accreditation. The Coordinator will support the SBUS senior management team in evaluating progress on strategic goals including data collection, analysis, reporting, and policy recommendations. The Coordinator will work to submit required AACSB reports, applications, and surveys, and analyze current operations to identify gaps between operations and accreditation standards for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. The Coordinator will collect data and maintain records of institutional effectiveness, assessment and accreditation activities in support of continuous improvement and enhancement of institutional performance and student learning outcomes. 

The Coordinator must be organized, possess a solid attention to detail, and have strong analytical skills including the ability to manage, organize, and interpret data. Along with strong communication skills, the coordinator must be comfortable working independently and within a team environment and possess the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.   

Responsibilities

  • Manage the School’s AACSB maintenance of accreditation efforts.  In this vein, he/she will manage faculty data in Digital Measures, track departmental statistics on faculty qualifications and sufficiency, and develop annual impact reports.
  • Create dashboards related to enrollment, admissions, faculty and corporate engagement, registration, and finances.
  • Collect and compile annual departmental impact reports focused on the School’s strategic goals.
  • Manage and implement SBUS’ Assurance of Learning Program for both Middle States and AACSB Accreditation efforts.  In this vein, he/she will coordinate with Department Chairs, Director of Undergraduate Core, Graduate Program Coordinators, and faculty to develop data collection plans, ensure that data is collected at each assessment point, compile and assess results, work with the SBUS Curriculum Committee to develop strategies for closing the loop on learning outcomes, and prepare annual reports on student learning outcomes.
  • Manage the SBUS travel budget including the travel approval and reimbursement process. 
  • Provide support to the Deans related to managing instructional load, faculty release time, class scheduling, and enrollment.
  • Serve as the school’s liaison in assessment and accreditation efforts and serve on school and departmental committees.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:


Candidates must hold a Master’s degree, preferably an MBA or related degree and have at least three years of experience in program management including planning, organizing, coordination, reporting and budgeting. Candidates with higher education experience related to AACSB accreditation strongly preferred.  Candidates must be organized, possess a solid attention to detail, have strong analytical skills including the ability to manage, organize, and interpret data, and have strong communication skills. Candidates must be comfortable working independently or within a team environment and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Experience with academic databases (e.g., Digital Measures), strong data analysis skills, and a working knowledge of AACSB standards are preferred.

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