The purpose of this position is to support the work of the accreditation program of the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). The Accreditation Coordinator has major responsibility for coordination and management of the site visit process.
- Arrange site visits to academic programs. Coordinate schedules with site visitors, programs, and other internal and external agency representatives as necessary and assign site visitors to teams. Prepare and disseminate materials to site visitors and programs.
- Contribute to content development and/or delivery of educational resources for volunteers and programs.
- Manage the recruitment and selection of site visitors. Manage the tracking of site visitor qualifications, eligibility, and site visitor pool composition. Serve as a liaison to the Site Visitor Selection and Recruitment Committee.
- Monitor and track site visit related issues and problems to inform program improvement initiatives and site visitor professional education.
- Provide accurate and appropriate guidance and information regarding accreditation reviews, site visits, and accreditation statuses to graduate education programs, students, and the public.
- Other special projects as assigned.
Knowledge Typically Acquired Through
- Award of a baccalaureate degree preferred
- Two to three years administrative and coordinating experience; preferably with an accrediting agency
- Experience communicating with education programs, members of a professional association, and students preferred
Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge
- Demonstrated ability to compose business correspondence and standard operating procedures
- Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and database management applications
- Demonstrated familiarity with Windows and other Microsoft Office applications
Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge
- Demonstrated ability to orally communicate accurately and effectively to proactively influence the actions of others
- Demonstrated ability to initiate, organize, and prioritize workload
- Demonstrated ability to complete large volume of work within tight deadlines
- Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Demonstrated ability to interact in a professional manner with ASHA staff, volunteer leaders, members, and consumers
- Demonstrated ability to work with teams
- Demonstrated ability to deal discreetly with confidential information