Assistant Director, International
AACRAO offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits and retirement package, and a convenient location in Washington, D.C.
AACRAO is a non-profit, voluntary, professional association of more than 11,000 higher education professionals representing approximately 2,600 institutions in more than 40 countries. Its commitment to the professional development of its members includes
best practice guidance on admissions strategies to meet institutional diversity objectives, delivery of academic programs in innovative ways to meet the needs of a changing student body, and exemplary approaches to student retention and completion.
AACRAO is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
About the Job
AACRAO seeks a staff member in the position of Assistant Director in the international
department to manage process, staffing and supervision of AACRAO’s contracted
partnerships for the evaluation of international credentials. As a team member in the
international department, this position also supports the work of the AACRAO Electronic
Database for Global Education (EDGE) and will be expected to contribute international
content for AACRAO member engagement and professional development
Areas of Responsibility
- Foreign credential evaluation
- Management of evaluation processing
- Leadership and supervision of remote evaluation staff
- Interfacing with partners involved in the evaluation process
- Coordination of evaluation policy development for all AACRAO activities
Master’s or bachelor’s degree plus appropriate experience.
At least 5 years in a management and leadership role in foreign credential evaluation and evaluation policy development in an organization that adheres to best practice and the ethics of the profession.
The ideal candidate should have demonstrated expertise in:
Country educational systems around the globe
Academic practices and regulations, fields of study, academic program content and structures, assessment practices, around the globe
Application of best practice principles in international credential evaluation
Managing the credential evaluation process, from acquisition of academic documents through approval of completed evaluation reports to follow up with clients and/or recipients of evaluation reports, if needed
Research needed to develop evaluation policy
Writing and communication skills required to formulate and communicate evaluation policy
Management of staff, including training, communication, and assigning and monitoring workloads
Engagement in professional development related to international credential evaluation
Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and will be comfortable working in a variety of technical platforms.
How to Apply
Using the form below, interested applicants must submit:
- a resume,
- a cover letter,
- the names and contact information for three professional references (one of which should be a supervisor).
Upload all components as one pdf
- Accepting applications until the position is filled. Applications reviewed every Friday. No phone calls or emails.
- Although currently working remotely, the AACRAO office is located in downtown Washington, D.C.
- DC-Metro area candidates preferred however accepting applications for remote employment for the right candidate.