Certification Officer/Assessment Coordinator, Education

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May 12, 2021

Ensures that all MAE students meet certification requirements for DESE, coordinates assessment data for accrediting and national recognition bodies.


Responsibilities include certification paperwork and requests for MAE graduates (including all current and new programs), certification of Counseling graduates and other potential certification programs in the School of Health Sciences and Education, working with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education regarding all program changes, collecting assessment data, writing annual reports toward accreditation and national recognition, collaborating with campus advisors and/or faculty regarding the MAE requirements, reviewing course catalog, updating and maintaining curriculum matrices, maintaining a list of where our graduates get employment and their contact information, reviewing graduate applications, analyzing data, managing databases (graduation requirements, content test results, MEES scores, GPAs, add-on certs, first-year principal/teacher studies, and other data for national recognition), presenting data to faculty, maintaining program compliance with state/federal authorizations and reciprocity regulations, attending MACTE and other state certification meetings, serving on Truman’s Assessment Committee, supervising GTRAs and/or MAE student workers, providing predictive data for enrollment in certain MAE courses, and other duties as assigned. The position may include teaching a course and/or internship supervision. This position reports to the Department Chair of Education and is a 12 month full-time position with benefits.

Education and Experience:

  • Required
    • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated proficiency with computer software
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work independently
    • Must be detail oriented
  • Preferred 
    • Master’s degree
    • Assessment and data collection, analysis, and dissemination experience
    • Teacher certification experience
    • Compliance experience
    • Accreditation and/or national recognition experience
    • Teaching experience


Submit a cover letter addressing the stated qualifications, resume, academic transcripts, and contact information for three references online at employment.truman.edu or mailed to:

Truman State University

Attn: Human Resources

100 E. Normal

Kirksville, MO  63501


Review of applications will begin May 27, 2021 and continue until position is filled.  Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.  Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman State does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and titleix@truman.edu.

Truman State is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101,  100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO  63501, 660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu



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