Chief Licensure and Field Experiences Officer - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Chief Licensure and Field Experiences Officer will be responsible for the development, coordination, administration and management of all licensure programs, field experiences and internships in the School of Education (SOE). The incumbent is the liaison between the School of Education and the Massachusetts Department of Education and Secondary Education (ESE).

The Certification Officer manages all teacher and professional licensure activities, including the monitoring of candidate progress and recommending candidates for certification.

  • Provides supervision of staff that process candidate records, validation of completion of degree requirements and certification policies related to qualifying students for certification exams.

  • Working with the dean or associate dean, the certification officer communicates with SOE faculty regarding certification matters and assists faculty with needed changes in certification.

  • Verifies and assists with the aggregation and disaggregation of data for various reporting agencies including the accountability system for ESE, Title II and other required reports.

  • Prepares annual certification reports and communicates with school districts and other college personnel.

  • Regularly updates the certification and field handbooks and websites.

  • Serves on appropriate committees; other duties as may be assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

  • As part of the Licensure and Field Experiences, the Certification Officer also provides oversite of the area of clinical practicum, internships and student teaching. This area of the position requires the incumbent to supervise the coordinator of XCP Field Experiences.

  • Ensures the appropriate coordination of all sites takes place.

  • Assists faculty and/or conducts professional development with PK-12 School, faculty and staff regarding policies, procedures, and assessment.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Master's degree in school administration or related area is required.

  • Strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the instructional use of technology to teach traditional, hybrid or on-line courses, as needed.

  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty.

  • Expertise that complements and expands that of the department.

  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Keyword Phrases

    • Chief Licensure and Field Experiences Officer
    • Higher dedication
    • Diversity of our community
    • Student-centered
    • Assessment, Accreditation & Compliance
    Employment Type:Administrative Staff
    Degree Required: Masters
    Experience: See Job Description
    Level of Job: See Job Description
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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