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Certification Officer and Data Analyst of Teacher Education

Posted: 06/13/2022

JOB DESRIPTION

 The Department of Teacher Education at Berry College invites applications for a certification officer and data analyst to begin immediately.  
 
The Certification Officer reports directly to the Director of Accreditation and Technology and works closely with the Director of Field Experience and Clinical Practice, the Director of Teacher Education, the Teacher Education Unit, and P-12 personnel to coordinate field experiences and clinical practices.  The Certification officer also will manage data collection and reporting for GaPSC accreditation and assist with processing graduate application materials.
 
Primary responsibilities include verifying requirements necessary for Teacher Education candidates to secure Georgia certification; processing all teacher education paperwork to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission; assisting with field experience/clinical practice placements during both fall and spring semesters; verifying students have completed background checks on file in the office; receiving all undergraduate initial applications to the Teacher Education Program; entering data into teacher education databases; adding course key assessments (both undergraduate and graduate) into LiveText; processing graduate education application materials; and other assigned duties.
 
REQUIREMENTS

 The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of teacher education (both undergraduate and graduate level), Georgia Professional Standards rules and regulations, Title II, and Traditional Program Management System (TMPS). Applicants should have at the minimum a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Teacher Education or related field, strong interpersonal and communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Office. Prior experience working with LiveText, E2ma, and Salesforce (or other Customer Relationship Management) is desired.

About Berry College:
Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The college is located in Rome, Georgia, 75 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college with a distinctive mission and purpose, Berry unites a challenging academic program with practical work experience in a context that nurtures spiritual and moral growth, including significant service to others.

We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors for students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in our premier student work program. Employee benefits are competitive.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS

 Review of applications will begin June 27th and continue until the position is filled.  Candidate should submit a complete application that includes: a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, names of three references, and a statement showing the candidate's commitment to the goals of equity, inclusion, and diversity.
 
Specific questions may be sent directly to Ms. Monica Willingham mwillingham@berry.edu

Please apply here.