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Program & Accreditation Coordinator - Graduate Program In Education

Company:
Vanguard University
Job Location:
Costa Mesa, California
Category:
Admissions and Enrollment
Graduate Program in Education

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Coordinator reports to and supports the work of the Director of the Graduate Program in Education, as well as the entire Program in a broad range of administrative and planning functions. The Coordinator works closely with the Credential Analyst/Student Teacher Coordinator and Graduate Education faculty to support and service the needs of Teaching Credential and Master of Arts in Education students.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide leadership for the staff of the Graduate Program in Education and the Teacher Advancement Program.
  • Serve as overall Office Manager for the Graduate Program in Education.
  • Coordinate all accreditation activities and document submissions to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).
  • Coordinate admission process into the Teaching Credential and Master of Arts in Education Programs.
  • Promote the Graduate Program in Education in coordination with the VU Graduate Admissions staff.
  • Promote the Graduate Program in Education to Liberal Studies and teaching track undergraduate students.
  • Facilitate registration of Teaching Credential and MA in Education students.
  • Coordinate recruiting, advising, and tracking of MA in Education students.
  • Execute effective Teaching Credential and MA in Education orientations for new students each semester.
  • Coordinate systems for MA in Education students' advancement to candidacy, graduation, and commencement.
  • Collaborate with the Director in preparing and managing a balanced budget for the Graduate Program in Education and TAP programs. Advocate for budgetary needs through planning, analysis, and management.
  • Approve and authorize purchases for the Graduate Program in Education and TAP Program.
  • Advise the Director and faculty regarding students' needs for remediation and intervention.
  • Work with the Director and faculty in reviewing program changes and curriculum development.
  • Provide general troubleshooting of all departmental systems and policies.
  • Maintain membership and participate in the Teacher Education Advisory Council (TEAC) and the Credential Counselors and Analysts of California (CCAC).
  • Hire and train teaching assistants and student workers. Assist with program staff hiring and training.
  • Maintain Graduate Education handbook and policies handbook.
  • Coordinate effective use of the Educational Resource Center to support student and faculty needs.
  • Perform course schedule revisions, catalog editing, adjunct hiring logistics, and professional development for program staff.
  • Collaborate with the VU Financial Aid and Advancement offices to award endowed scholarships and Christian Educator's grants.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by the Director of the Graduate Program in Education.
KNOWLEDGE,QUALIFICATIONS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, with program management experience, preferably within educational institutions.
  • Knowledge of teacher certification, organization of school districts, and graduate programs in education.
  • Ability to learn and represent the policies, procedures, and regulations of the Program, the CTC, and other accrediting bodies associated with the Program.
  • Ability to lead the Program staff in excellent customer service and resolution of student issues.
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to communicate effectively to the public, students, faculty, staff and administration in various formats.
  • Expert computer proficiency in Microsoft office and use of MS Access and other databases.
  • Organizational and administrative skills, including the ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to initiate systems and process for effective program management, program marketing and advisement.
  • Knowledge and acceptance of principles and philosophies of Vanguard University, its programs and requirements.
SALARY:

Full-time position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes a generous benefits package.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicant should submit a completed VUSC Application for Staff Employment and current resume. All applications/resumes/materials must be submitted electronically via e-mail to: RESUME@vanguard.edu . We are located at: Vanguard University of Southern California, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Applications will be received until position is filled or until a sufficient number of applications are received.

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