Director of Accreditation Planning

Fairfax, VA, VA
Nov 16, 2018
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time

Job Category : Admin or Professional Faculty

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Salary : $65,000 - $75,000; Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Director of Accreditation Planning, Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost at George Mason University is looking for a detail oriented, energetic person to support the coordination and implementation of all university accreditation requirements. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for specifically supporting the requirements of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC), SARA and other discipline specific accreditation support requirements. The position reports to the Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives and Services and is responsible for the coordination and implementation of George Mason Universitys self-study for reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). This position will also assist with special projects and academic innovation initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree is required;
  • Excellent writing and public speaking skills;
  • Working skills communicating with the academic community, including presentation, databases, and project management software;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of higher education academic affairs policies and procedures;
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse clientele, work in a team environment, conduct independent research, interpretation and analysis. Preferred qualifications:
  • PHD in a related field;
  • Specific knowledge of SACSCOC requirements.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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