Academic Accreditation and Compliance Program Manager
Wayne State University
March 14, 2018
Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSE: Manages the activities and processes designed to maintain the academic accreditations of the School of Business Administration. Wayne State School of Business Administration programs are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Serves as liaison with AACSB, faculty and the Dean's office.Manages databases for ongoing activities of the School of Business Administration. Conducts and participates in surveys specific to the needs of the School. Designs and prepares reports, forms and other documents required by the Dean's office as well as the faculty staff. Analyses and presents findings of surveys and reports to the Dean's office and academic faculty. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Interpret applicable standards for reporting and accreditation. Manage the collection and analysis of School data. Ensure that the electronic institutional data collected is accurate and timely. Monitor and maintain necessary resources for continuous and efficient processes for accreditation. Conduct statistical analyses of findings to confirm degree of compliance with standards, and flag areas for improvement. Analyze faculty academic qualifications with chairs and directors. Maintain journal impact factors database. Integrate statistics from multiple sources for use in evaluating faculty research, and teaching and generate specialized reports for Dean's Office. Establish and implement processes for the smooth functioning of continuing accreditation efforts of the School. Develop a timeline for completion of all tasks associated with the accreditation process. Generate AACSB reports and statistical summaries for maintenance of accreditation. Oversee completion of annual AACSB surveys (Business School Questionnaire, Strategic Management Reports, and Maintenance of Accreditation Reports). Provide input for reports to NCA and the Internal Advertising Association accrediting bodies. Collect and analyze faculty data for the Assurance of Learning Program. Support academic programs and educational/administrative support units in all phases of the assessment, i.e. planning, implementation, data analysis and reporting for graduate and undergraduate programs. Work with faculty and administrators to enhance the integration, consistency, rigor, effectiveness and documentation of assessment processes at the college. Disseminate survey data for use in assessment activities. Coordinate with the departments of Testing and Evaluation and the Student Affairs, to create School reports for analysis of teaching effectiveness. Gather and store confidential faculty information required by accrediting agencies. Organize, manage and analyze information associated with faculty qualifications, academic programs, student recruitment, and placement across Business programs. Manage the Digital Measures Activities Insight database and transform it into a user-friendly product. Serve as liaison to Digital Measures. Work collaboratively to develop an interface that ensures that data generated by and downloaded from Digital Measures programs can be extracted and translated into a usable form. Modify the database format based on the feedback and the needs of the web team. Monitor and follow-up with the web team to ensure that the database is accessible and that all current faculty information is readily available. Supervise student assistants' data entry. Provide advice and interpretation of faculty information for input.Extract school financial data to generate Sources and Uses financial statements and fiscal projections. Create reports to demonstrate fiscal sustainability of new initiatives.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Bachelor's degreeAdditional Education Information: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Statistics, or related field. Master's degree strongly preferred. Experience: ExperiencedAdditional Experience Information: Minimum 1-2 years of assessment, reporting and accreditation process experience in an in an academic environment.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:ANALYTICAL SKILLS: Strong analytical skills. Able to translate the competencies and needs of the school into effective reports for maintenance of accreditation. Able to generate and evaluate statistical measures extracted from school data. Must exhibit an attention to detail sufficient to achieve a high degree of excellence. BUSINESS ACUMEN: Demonstrate and apply thorough knowledge of business school core and elective course material at the undergraduate and masters levels for the purpose of Assurance of Learning outcomes assessment. COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficient in database management, maintenance and modification. Proficient with MS Office products and have exceptional knowledge of MS Access, Word and ExcelCOMMUNICATION SKILLS: Strong interpersonal communication skills. Able to communicate clearly, concisely and professionally. Strong oral and written skills. Able to create faculty training materials. Able to present findings and make recommendations to faculty. TEAMWORK: Able to collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels within the school. Able to produce high quality and consistent results. Able to exercise judgment and maintain confidentiality on a wide spectrum of data. Able to work independently to prioritize and organize projects.Multicultural: An awareness of multicultural issues and a broad knowledge of diversity across the information industry. The willingness and ability to lead, serve, engage others in a multicultural environment. ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS: Demonstrated capacity for multi-tasking, flexibility in the face of changing priorities, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.COMPLIANCE KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of business school core and elective courses for outcomes assessment desirable. Current knowledge of AACSB accreditation standards and practices, Digital Measures, and compliance assist preferred.
Internal Number: 76_204793
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.