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Manager of Accreditation Special Projects

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Other, Vice Provost for Research and Strategic Initiatives

The Manager of Accreditation Special Projects supports the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) by overseeing the coordination and project management of the OIE’s accreditation activities and comprehensive trainings. The incumbent will be expected to develop training and educational materials, manage accreditation activities related to the Commission Action Letter recommendations, support reaffirmation efforts and educational research, and work collaboratively with teammates and external departments to ensure sustainability of reaffirmation efforts. In addition, the incumbent should possess strong writing skills and the ability to handle confidential matters with discretion. This position reports directly to the associate provost of the OIE.


  • Develop, manage, and lead comprehensive training and educational workshops related to assessment and student learning.
  • Manage and track accreditation activities related to the Commission Action Letter recommendations in support of reaffirmation activities.
  • Provide oversight and support of management systems related to assessment.
  • Manage document repositories for accreditation-related projects and provide support for specialized accreditation as needed.
  • Support the senior director for institutional research in the OIE's educational research activities/needs.
  • Provide updates and/or support University committees as needed, as well as other duties as assigned by the associate provost for the OIE.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion. Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Master’s degree. Minimum five years of accreditation and assessment experience. Three years of project management experience. Knowledge of institutional accreditation. Experience working in, or with, an institutional effectiveness office. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and G-Suite. At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be accepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the University an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Preferred: Doctorate. Experience with conducting training or educational workshops. General knowledge of statistics and data analysis. Familiarity with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges—Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) standards for accreditation. Knowledge of learning management systems.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Regular, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

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