Title:  Lead, Accreditation - Institutional Research

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:  14841


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 the collection and analysis of data on institutional educational activities for internal and external constituents and producing required periodic reports for educational institutional research. Includes ensuring timely reporting of institutional data, benchmarks, and other performance indicators to meet reporting requirements. 


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 Research

Job Duties

  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to manage the process of institutional research in support of SACSCOC accreditation.
  • Manage the administrative, reporting, and technical responsibilities related to institutional research.
  • Support the program review process by working collaboratively with representatives to collect program-specific data and conduct accurate analyses.
  • Assist with the compilation, cleaning, and testing of large data files for reporting and analysis. 
  • Extract, manage, and maintain complex data sets from the institutional data system.
  • Work to enhance data storage, retrieval, accessibility, quality, and integrity.
  • Provide analytic support and expertise in research design and methods, surveys, data processing, and data presentation to CQI of academic and administrative processes and programs.
  • Prepare surveys and conducts research to determine institutional accountability, effectiveness, and future needs.
  • Develop instruments, tools, and rubrics to support CQI.
  • Contribute to and direct as needed, evidence-based processes for program quality review and assessment of outcomes data.
  • Support key educational program compliance activities, through the evaluation of program data and metrics as a foundation for timely and meaningful inquiry and scholarship.
  • Maintain publicly accessible information on student achievement in compliance with accreditation and/or state requirements.
  • Co-author narratives for accreditation and participate in accreditation-related activities and visit
  • Support academic programs in their specialized accreditations.
  • Manage key educational program compliance activities, including accreditation CQI and readiness cycle management.
  • May prepare or participate in the preparation of IRB or funding proposals, abstracts, and other written material as required.
  • Maintain extensive web resources for institutional research.

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, evaluation, and/or institutional research
  • Six years of responsible 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 Microsoft 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.