Internal UW Parkside Posting Announcement
Certification and Assessment Coordinator in Professional Educator Development Department
(Administrative Program Manager)
University of Wisconsin - Parkside
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the Certification and Assessment Coordinator in the Professional Educator Development Department. This position is an internal recruitment only for current UW-System employees who meet the minimum qualifications.
Under the direction of the Director of Professional Educator Development, the Certification & Assessment Coordinator will provide leadership to students seeking educator licensing. The Certification and Assessment Coordinator provide leadership and direction in positioning the IPED to seek CAEP accreditation and continued program approval from the Department of Public Instruction. In addition, the Coordinator will maintain the data management software to ensure that student data, assessment data and programmatic data are kept secure, analyzed and reported appropriately.
A. Certification Officer
1. Serve as Certification Officer for the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and submit all recommendations for certification to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
2. Review program complaints for students admitted to the Educator Development Program.
3. Maintain all student teacher evaluation files from university supervisors and cooperating teachers. Maintain all evaluation reports as submitted.
4. Verify licensure and applicants for licensure including reciprocal agreements.
5. Process applications for professional certifications.
6. Interpret PI 34 as it relates to current student issues.
7. Attend certification meetings sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
8. Collaborate with the Registrar's Office on matters relating to educator preparation, including posting of licensure on transcripts.
9. Maintain accurate student and professional files, including documents required for licensure.
10. Work with department chairs and/or faculty to resolve certification problems for professional educator development program students.
11. Coordinate and maintain submission documents from students who apply to the educator development program.
12. Evaluate and maintain submission documents from students who apply for student teaching (twice yearly).
13. Coordinate the evaluation and approval of submission documents with faculty and staff (twice yearly).
14. Coordinate and maintain all background checks as required for program enrollees.
15. Process applications for teaching, including official letters of acceptance or denial to students.
16. Communicate with other state certification agencies regarding reciprocal agreements for licensure.
B. Assessment/Accreditation Coordinator
1 Serve as liaison for the UW-Parkside IPED accreditation team with state and national accreditation agencies.
2. Work collaboratively to provide organization, leadership and direction in positioning the IPED as it seeks CAEP accreditation.
3. Serve as the campus coordinator for the edTPA (educational teacher performance assessment as required by statute) assessment system.
4. Manage the electronic accreditation tools that track candidate demographics, candidate performance, program performance indicators, unit operations, clinical assessment data, follow-up assessment data, etc.
5. Assist faculty in aligning programs with state and national requirements.
6. Prepare and complete various state and federal reports as required (i.e. Title II, ACT 166, and program completer.)
7. Work collaboratively with faculty and advisors to ensure that data is collected, analyzed and reported.
8. Assist appropriate faculty and Deans in the preparation for program reviews and accreditation reports and documents.
9. Serve as the IPED liaison to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
C. Administrative duties
1. Prepare written communication for educator development students, including collaborating with the marketing coordinator to ensure up-to-date information on the IPED website.
2. Coordinate course offerings, including communication with academic departments on potential needs and conflicts.
3. Work with the Office of the Registrar to load offerings in Solar (three times a year).
4. Serve on committees and advise social groups on campus.
5. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Professional Educator Development.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field
2 or more years of experience working with State and/or National Accreditation agency
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Master's Degree in appropriate field
Experience with UW system
Commitment to increasing college enrollment and completion of underrepresented student groups
Demonstrated knowledge of DPI policies
Experience working with related software and technology to support the position
Experience with UW-Parkside educator development program process and values
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Review of Applications: Applications received by February 15th, 2013 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following, preferably in electronic format:
Email submissions to: Marisella Malacara firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.