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Job Title: Accreditation Specialist
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Organization: Council on Education for Public Heath
Posted: 4/28/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Silver Spring,  MD    USA
Compensation: $51,000-$54,000
Position Description: See full job ad here: 2017.pdf

CEPH seeks an Accreditation Specialist who is able to begin work between July 1 and August 15, 2017. The position is located in Silver Spring, MD, which is on the northern border of Washington, DC. Silver Spring is serviced by the Brunswick Line of the MARC Train, Metrorail Red Line, Metrobus, Ride On and the free VanGo. Partial telework opportunities (max of 2 days/week) available after 6 months of employment, in accordance with CEPH telework policy.

Salary range of approximately $51,000 to $54,000, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits are excellent, including 100% employer-paid premiums for health, dental and vision policies and generous employer contribution to 403(b) retirement account, with no matching funds required.

Accreditation specialist duties include the following:

1. Manage the accreditation review process, including site visit logistics, for assigned institutions 2. Serve as on-site coordinator for accreditation site visits at universities located throughout the US 3. Edit and prepare sections of site visit team reports 4. Assist with developing training materials and conducting training sessions 5. Respond to stakeholder inquiries 6. Assist Executive Director and Deputy Director with special projects, board meeting materials, etc., as required

See detailed Criteria for Success, at the link provided above.

Qualifications: Qualifications: 1. MPH from a CEPH-accredited school or program (required) 2. Excellent writing skills and interest in professional writing/editing; Candidates with a baccalaureate degree in a writing-intensive major, such as English or journalism are particularly encouraged to apply 3. Interest in higher education policy and issues 4. Ability to travel domestically approximately 10-15%; Travel dates typically defined at least 4-6 months in advance 5. Comfort and skill with public speaking 6. Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects and details simultaneously 7. Ability to work independently and accomplish assignments on deadline 8. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the following: a. team leadership and teamwork with internal and external parties b. political savvy 9. Excellent analytical skills and comfort with decision making

Organization Description: The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) is an independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health. These schools and programs prepare students for entry into careers in public health. The primary professional degree is the Master of Public Health (MPH) but bachelor's, other master’s and doctoral degrees are offered as well.

Closing Date: 7/28/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Mollie Mulvanity,  Accreditation Specialist
Contact Location: 1010 Wayne Avenue
Suite 220
Silver Spring   MD  20910
United States
Contact Location: 1010 Wayne Avenue
  Suite 220
  Silver Spring   MD  20910
  United States
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How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample* to:

Mollie Mulvanity Deputy Director Council on Education for Public Health 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220 Silver Spring, MD 20910

No phone calls, please.

* Writing sample should be a paper or product with minimal outside editing (e.g., no published articles, group projects, etc.).

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