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Coordinator, Programmatic Accreditation

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Work type: Full-time
Location: LeCroy Center
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)

Working Title

Coordinator, Programmatic Accreditation

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Salary Range (Full-Time)

$43,000+ (commensurate with education and experience)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)

$20.67 per hour

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Position Summary

  • Supports the organization by performing administrative duties related to planning, directing, and coordinating the operational activities of the assigned organization and working on assigned projects.
  • In support of the Associate Dean, Academic Compliance, maintains responsibility for programmatic accreditation oversight enforcing Dallas College compliance policies, procedures and guidelines designed to meet or exceed the requirements of accrediting agencies
  • Ensures that policies, procedures, processes, and practices are current and consistently implemented for all programmatic accreditations across the seven campuses of Dallas College
  • Maintains a database of all accreditation information for all programs
  • Works collaboratively with program faculty and staff throughout Dallas College where compliance obligations overlap and works in conjunction with the Office of Workforce and Advancement, Academic Services and the seven schools of Dallas College to provide critical support and updates
  • Attends meetings, webinars and conferences with academic program faculty and staff to develop an understanding of the specific program offerings and business processes involved in managing academic compliance

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Some responsibilities may include performing administrative duties, maintaining databases, creating reports, assist management and colleagues perform assignments, maintain and provide direction in the office, and completion of special projects and/or events, and other assignments as requested.
  • Understand the short- and long-term goals of the organization and has the related knowledge to fulfill these goals successfully, following District policies and procedures. Networks with other coordinators, institutions, and departments to share information and gain knowledge to help improve the process and procedures.
  • Build solid relationships interacting with colleagues, external entities, and personnel to fulfill the vision and mission of the organization. Serves as a primary point of contact and liaison with other offices, individuals, and external institutions and agencies on a range of specific issues and coordinates and facilitates meetings. The ability to analyze plans and able to identify mistakes and inefficiencies and provide solutions.
  • Monitors and coordinates the budget as appropriate and prepares internal reports for management as requested. Assist with project development, planning and implementation. Excellent time management skills, able to prioritize, and has solid organizational skills to complete assignments, projects and tasks on time.
  • Strong communication skills to speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques, interacting with diverse audiences. Must be able to provide excellent customer service.

Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree with two (2) years of work-related experience.
  • Official transcript will be required. 

*** Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with the requirements of state higher education and professional licensure boards, the THECB, national governing bodies, and specialized accreditors
  • Employs best practices in the completion of applications and reports for federal, state, and international higher education agencies
  • Performs internal audits and evaluates programs seeking reaccreditation
  • Monitors state regulations and programmatic accreditation requirements
  • Assists in coordinating accreditation workshop sessions to ensure accreditation compliance is adhered to across Dallas College
  • Serves as a resource to maintain a constant state of readiness for accreditation surveys and regulatory inspections
  • Ability to implement process changes as needed
  • Ability to coordinate, plan, meet deadlines and accomplish specific tasks
  • Has strong attention to detail, analytical and ability to meet deadlines
  • Has the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituents
  • Has strong research skills
  • Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. 



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