Posting Date: 12/5/2013
Cluster/Team: Standards and Ethics Cluster/Clinical Certification Team
Coach: Chief Staff Officer for Audiology
Salary Range (Non-Negotiable): $123,933–$137,703
FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt
DescriptionThe purpose of this position is to direct the Association's certification program by providing strategic leadership, management oversight, and credentialing expertise to the Association's certification program and to ensure the integrity and viability of the program.
- Serve as ex-officio to the Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CFCC).
- Advise the CFCC in the development and implementation of policies and standards.
- Implement policies and procedures that support all certification decisions and their consistent application across the certification program.
- Ensure the timely, accurate, and legally defensible processing of certification applications.
- Target communications regarding ASHA's certification program for both internal and external audiences.
- Serve as the liaison to external organizations related to the Association's certification programs.
- Lead, develop, and coach the certification staff.
- Monitor and analyze trends and best practices related to certification and apply the information in a manner that supports the Association's certification programs.
- Develop and manage operational and committee/council budgets.
Knowledge Typically Acquired Through
- Minimum of 7–10 years' experience in a public or private credentialing agency (a minimum of 5 years in a management position)
- Bachelor's degree-master's preferred
- Experience communicating successfully with higher education administrators, volunteer leaders, and others
- Attaining a national reputation in credentialing (e.g., authored articles, papers, and appointments to national committees)
- Seeking recognition under the international accreditation standard ISO/IEC 17024 Conformity Assessment - General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification of Persons administered by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for a certification program
Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge
- Provide leadership to a certification program
- Develop standards and policies and implement consistently
- Facilitate council, board, and team meetings
- Develop and manage accurate budget projections
- Function effectively in a technical environment (e.g., database systems, web environment, association management systems, etc.)
- Research and prepare briefing papers on archival, legal, and regulatory matters
- Apply project management principles effectively
- Solve complex problems
Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge
- Organize and prioritize multiple and complex programs, projects, and tasks
- Independently identify and manage sensitive and confidential matters
- Communicate complex procedures, requirements, and sensitive information verbally and in writing
- Lead and develop high performance teams
- Influence others through both formal and informal channels
- Work effectively with teams and volunteer leaders
Find out how to apply. Send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EOE/minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans with disabilities and Vietnam veterans are encouraged to apply.