The School of Education is seeking an Assistant Dean of Accreditation and Assessment. This is a full-time, staff position at Regent University’s main campus in Virginia Beach, VA. Applicant must have firsthand knowledge and experience of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation processes and the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) regulations across initial and advanced teacher education programs. Essential functions of the position will include:
Assess student performance and collaborate with faculty to evaluate the effectiveness of instructional offerings.
Analyze assessment findings to ensure reliability and validity, and share assessment findings with various university constituents to devise strategies for the implementation of the data.
Assist with program review and evaluation processes including developing goals and outcomes and designing appropriate tools to measures the attainment of those outcomes.
Develop and implement various models of assessment across all School of Education academic programs.
Assist with the oversight and coordination of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation processes for continued School of Education accreditation.
Assist with the oversight and coordination of the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) program approval processes.
Assist with the oversight and coordination of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) program approval and accreditation processes for the School of Education.
Report and maintain documentation of outcomes assessment activities for internal and external stakeholders.
Assist with the oversight and coordination of accreditation audits and site team visits, and lead all accreditation and accountability team meetings and subcommittee meetings.
Coach faculty in data collection and analysis techniques and best practices, and work with faculty to ensure all programmatic standards are met, addressing program deficiencies in data collection and instrumentation through documented action plans.
Lead non-accredited programs through the continuous improvement processes.
Teach graduate level methodology courses and perform methodologist functions for dissertation committees as assigned.
Doctoral degree in related field is required.
Minimum of 3 years experience working with teacher licensure and leadership accreditation and approval processes is required.
Applied and advanced knowledge of research and assessment methodology, curriculum development and assessment design.
Applied and advanced knowledge of assessment findings to ensure reliability and validity.
Applied and advanced knowledge of developing curriculum goals and outcomes and designing appropriate tools to measures the attainment of those outcomes.
Applied and advanced knowledge of models of assessment across all Schools of Education academic programs.
Ability to teach and evaluate student performance.
Candidate must have:
A heart for the personal, spiritual and professional development of students and faculty
Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
Excellent written and oral communication skills
A heart for service and the ability to provide service in a professional manner
Commitment to Regent's core values of Excellence, Innovation and Integrity
Please include a CV, a cover letter, and a statement of Christian faith with your application.
Internal Number: req744
About Regent University
Regent University is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, offering over 95 associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees and enrolling more than 10,000 students worldwide. Regent offers high-quality, in-demand and affordable degree programs while remaining committed to its foundational mission to educate Christian leaders to change the world.