Assistant/Associate Dean for Accreditation and Assessment

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Work type: Administrative
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Compliance/Assessment/Accreditation

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Assistant/Associate Dean for Accreditation and Assessment


Dean's Office


College of Health Professions

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Atlanta, GA

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The College of Health Professions at Mercer University is seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Dean for Accreditation and Assessment. This position requires knowledge, understanding, and experience with: 1) specialized accreditation bodies in health sciences; 2) cultivating and coordinating relationships with partners and programs; and 3) managing and coordinating both undergraduate and graduate level curriculum and program development activities in an institution of higher education. 

The Assistant/Associate Dean for Accreditation and Assessment ensures that academic, curriculum, and program goals are aligned to the standards and outcomes established in the university and respective specialized accreditation bodies for students pursuing a degree in health professions (BS, MMSc, MPH, MAT, PsyD, DPT, DrPH). The Assistant/Associate Dean is responsible for providing leadership, oversight, and coordination of: 1) program assessment for all undergraduate and graduate programs in the College; 2) accreditation annual reports and self-study reports (e.g., ARC-PA, CEPH, CAATE, APA, CAPTE, ABPTRFE, ACOMPTE); 3) creating processes and assessments to ensure program and curriculum effectiveness; and 4) serving as a liaison within the University and community to enhance the goals and vision of the College of Health Professions.

This position will be a 1.0FTE, 12-month appointment based at Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day campus in Atlanta, Georgia, conveniently located near all the amenities of the city and situated on over 250 wooded acres. More information can be found at


An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in a healthcare field or with an assessment focus is required, as well as significant experience with accreditation and assessment. Requires a proven record of teaching, research/scholarly activity, and service such that the successful candidate will be eligible for a faculty appointment.  Demonstrated academic administrative experience in a university setting; collaborative leadership, development, and management skills; leadership experience and innovation in the area of academic and curriculum development; demonstrated mentoring skills; and strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills are required.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach a detailed letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Lisa Lundquist,, 678.547.6208.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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