Title:  Lead, Accreditation - Institutional Effectiveness

Division:  School of Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Hybrid
Salary Range:  $103,851 - $121,429
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  14842


The Office of Accreditation is seeking an Accreditation Lead to lead and support quality improvement initiatives for the College’s accreditation compliance program, including the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation process. This position is responsible for developing, administering and overseeing the College’s efforts to assess student learning outcomes, assist departments with assessment, reporting, and data analysis related to student learning. 


After 2 months of successful completion of training, the candidate may transition to a hybrid schedule.


Internal title:  Lead, Accreditation; recruitment title:  Lead, Accreditation - Institutional Effectiveness

Job Duties

  • Lead program-wide systems of academic and service area education effectiveness plans; provide orientation, training, and support to departments in designing education effectiveness processes.
  • Direct the process of academic program outcome monitoring and evaluation in collaboration with faculty and staff.
  • Ensure the success of the assessment work with academic programs by coordinating with the academic department, programs, and other academic experiences to maintain and create appropriate and meaningful assessment plans.
  • Evaluate annual assessment reports and student learning outcomes for each education/administrative unit to promote CQI.
  • Support faculty and staff in implementing assessment plans that foster student learning, degree attainment, and post-graduation success.
  • Develop assessment initiatives that align with CQI efforts including working with QEP initiatives and other SACSCOC compliance requirements.
  • Lead the academic program review process.
  • Design and develop resources for periodic workshops and materials on assessment and educational effectiveness topics.
  • Develop and promote strategies to use program assessment results to foster improvement in student learning and success.
  • Assist administrative units with developing outcome measures, and performance metrics, and with documenting, tracking, and implementing recommendations for CQI.
  • Coordinate the compilation, analysis, and dissemination of institutional effectiveness data.
  • Provide project management for academic compliance and enterprise risk management.
  • Co-author narratives and participate in accreditation-related events, activities, and visits.
  • Support academic programs in their specialized accreditations.
  • Manage key educational program compliance activities, including accreditation continuity and readiness cycle management.
  • May prepare or participate in the preparation of IRB or funding proposals, abstracts, and other written material as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Six years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's or Ph.D. degree in education, assessment, analytics, statistics, social sciences, research methodology, or a related field
  • Experience in accreditation, assessment, program evaluation, and/or institutional research
  • Six years of professional work experience in institutional research, data analysis, and/or higher education in areas related to assessment, institutional effectiveness and/or institutional research.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Office 365
  • Demonstrated understanding of relational databases and SQL and experience in programmable software (i.e., SPSS, SAS, Tableau, Power Bi, R, etc.) 



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.