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Dir of Accreditation

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Title Dir of Accreditation
Location TouroCom, Harlem
Department Osteo Manipulative Medicine
Position Number 109100
Job Description

Directs and oversees the development, implementation, and administration of the College’s accreditation, assessment, and program review processes, in support of the TouroCOM’s core mission and education goals. Monitors and coordinates the College’s compliance efforts, ensuring that all compliance activities are effectively integrated and in support of the general accreditation objectives of the institution. Responsible for both the Harlem and Middletown campuses.

Job Duties

1. Monitor accreditation policies and procedures established by appropriate college accreditation agencies, currently 1) the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) and 2) Middle States accreditation

• Attend related workshops (national travel required).

• Carefully review proposed and approved changes to standards/criteria, and brief TouroCOM’s leadership of changes which may impact the institution.

• If necessary, work with appropriate members of the administration to address concerns identified.

• Conduct any necessary faculty/staff training regarding accreditation standards/criteria.

• Initiate, develop, and monitor data collection processes to address accreditation standards.

• Responsible to assist in the development of systems for an ongoing continuous assessment process for compliance with accreditation standards.

2. Work in collaboration with administrators, faculty, and appropriate staff, to complete accreditation reports.

• Staff necessary “Self Study” committees and prepare supplemental documentation.

• Insure that reports are completed on time and with excellent quality.

• Oversee and respond to all surveys and requests for information.

• Maintain the institutional calendar of accreditation deadlines.

• Manage assigned budget, and prepare the institution for accreditation Site Visits.

• Other related duties, as assigned.

• Develops, implements, and oversees the administration of processes and systems that support the College’s curricula, to include outcomes assessment, curricula review, and delivery process review.
• Develops, implements, and oversees the processes and systems that support the College’s regional accreditation.
• Guides and collaborates with faculty, administrators, and departmental staff representatives in accreditation compliance activities related to the College, the State, and otherwise.
• Designs, establishes, and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives; oversees recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of unit staff.
• Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement.
• Oversees the development and production of publications and materials related to the College’s accreditation compliance, outcomes assessment, and program evaluation efforts.
• Works with the college leadership to plan, organize, and oversee site visits designed to support program review and accreditation requirements.

Required Qualifications

Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline which is acquired in a graduate or professional degree-level of study.
At least 3 yrs experience and preferably accreditation and/or quality improvement experience
Integrated knowledge and understanding of higher education accreditation and program review practices.
Knowledge and understanding of accreditation planning and assessment methodologies and tools.
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources.
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community.
Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions.
Strategic planning and performance measurement skills.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
Organizational planning, structuring, and staffing skills.
Skill in financial planning and fiscal management.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Well organized
Ability to multi-task
Strong analytical skills
Ability to lead and motivate
Integrated knowledge and understanding of higher education accreditation and program review practices.
Knowledge and understanding of accreditation planning and assessment methodologies and tools.
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources.
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community.
Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions.
Strategic planning and performance measurement skills.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
Organizational planning, structuring, and staffing skills.
Skill in financial planning and fiscal management.
Computer Skills
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Travel N/A as needed from campus to campus and for conferences and seminars

Physical Demands

Sitting for long periods of time

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation