Administrative, Clerical, Support, Other, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
The purpose of this position is to support the work of the accreditation program of the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). The Accreditation Coordinator has major responsibility for coordination and management of the site visit process.
Arrange site visits to academic programs. Coordinate schedules with site visitors, programs, and other internal and external agency representatives as necessary and assign site visitors to teams. Prepare and disseminate materials to site visitors and programs.
Contribute to content development and/or delivery of educational resources for volunteers and programs.
Manage the recruitment and selection of site visitors. Manage the tracking of site visitor qualifications, eligibility, and site visitor pool composition. Serve as a liaison to the Site Visitor Selection and Recruitment Committee.
Monitor and track site visit related issues and problems to inform program improvement initiatives and site visitor professional education.
Provide accurate and appropriate guidance and information regarding accreditation reviews, site visits, and accreditation statuses to graduate education programs, students, and the public.
Other special projects as assigned.
Knowledge Typically Acquired Through
Award of a baccalaureate degree preferred
Two to three years administrative and coordinating experience; preferably with an accrediting agency
Experience communicating with education programs, members of a professional association, and students preferred
Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge
Demonstrated ability to compose business correspondence and standard operating procedures
Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and database management applications
Demonstrated familiarity with Windows and other Microsoft Office applications
Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge
Demonstrated ability to orally communicate accurately and effectively to proactively influence the actions of others
Demonstrated ability to initiate, organize, and prioritize workload
Demonstrated ability to complete large volume of work within tight deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to interact in a professional manner with ASHA staff, volunteer leaders, members, and consumers
Demonstrated ability to work with teams
Demonstrated ability to deal discreetly with confidential information
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range (Non-Negotiable): $51,784–$57,538
About American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 204,000 members and affiliates who are speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.