Institutional Effectiveness and Regulations Coordinator

Institute Details

Position Description

  • Institute Name : University of Missouri – St. Louis

Position Summary:

The Institutional Effectiveness and Regulations Coordinator will play a critical role in Academic Affairs, undertaking projects related to our university’s accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and compliance with laws, policies, regulations, and rules from Federal and State governing bodies. Under the direction of the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, this position will work in a team environment, interact with many of the academic and administrative areas of the campus, and report data to a variety of internal and external audiences.

Primary Duties:

  • Maintains detailed knowledge regarding all federal, state, and HLC policies, regulations, and practices and assures compliance and best practices with this regulation.
  • Conducts in-depth research into state, federal, international, and specialized accreditation/authorization requirements.
  • Establish processes and partnerships with UMSL stakeholders to support compliance efforts. Documents, maintains, and communicates UMSL’s policies and procedures related to federal regulations, distance education compliance, and accreditation.
  • Develops and maintains a recordkeeping system for all documents, state requirements, schedules, and activities relating to compliance and accreditation. Creates necessary reports, presentations, and documents per compliance requirements.
  • Provides direction for activities related to data collection, analysis, reporting, and data archiving required for institutional effectiveness and regulatory requirements.
  • Assists with activities required for HLC self-studies, site visits, annual institutional updates, and any supplemental information reports.
  • Within HLC responsibilities, facilitates the project and communication planning for each Quality Initiative Plan (QIP).
  • Ensures a consistently current understanding of HLC standards and interpretations; educates the campus-at-large and specific stakeholders as updates, additions, or revisions occur.
  • Coordinates program review data collection by working with the office of Institutional Research, administrators, faculty, and staff who are collecting and reviewing data for their individual reviews.
  • Supports assessment by developing visualization resources to enhance reports provided to leadership and stakeholders for assessment purposes.
  • Communicates with and obtain information from a variety of university departments, including leading, attending, and/or supporting meetings held at locations across the campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

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