Under the direction of the State Authorization Program Manager, this position is responsible for seeking and maintaining authorization for educational activities that take place outside Ohio. Seeking and maintaining authorization requires researching and analyzing state, federal, and foreign distance education regulations and licensure requirements, communicating with state regulatory and professional licensure boards, completing applications for authorization, clearly summarizing authorization requirements and drafting disclosures, and communicating authorization status to stakeholders. The State Authorization Program Coordinator will engage stakeholders across the university to collect program and reporting data needed to seek and maintain state and professional licensure board authorizations and membership in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).
Essential duties and responsibilities include: maintaining a working knowledge of state and federal distance education regulations and policies, completing independent legal research and analysis, clearly communicating authorization status, maintaining a schedule to review and update authorizations and consumer disclosures, maintaining a shared document storage system, establishing and maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders, and participating in regional and national state authorization networks and professional development opportunities.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Office of the Chief Information Officer and the Office of Distance Education and eLearning TALENTVALUESTATEMENT: Our goal is to foster a community of professionals with diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds who actively collaborate to support the mission of the Ohio State University. We are committed to personal and professional growth of individuals as they achieve their highest potential and support others along the way. In an ever-changing technology landscape our employees are flexible, innovative, and adept problem-solvers.
A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; one year of experience reviewing and analyzing state and federal regulations; a high level of organization and attention to detail; and the ability to convey complex information using clear, simple language; proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access.
At least one year of experience in higher education research or in a compliance role; Paralegal Certification.
Target Salary: $21.28 - $26.00 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Cente...r, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.