To oversee and manage the teacher certification application process. To manage the verifying eligibility in compliance with the University and the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) policies and regulations, completing certification documents, and monitoring and communicating changes to certification requirements and assessments to all stakeholders. To advise certified personnel on coursework needed to maintain, update and retain ALSDE certification, preparing related records and reports as required by the University and ALSDE, and performing related professional and administrative work. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
*Manages all certification activities and ensuring compliance with policies and requirements of the University, individual educator preparation programs, the ALSDE, and accreditation bodies.
*Reviews, comprehends, and applies the University and ALSDE standards for admission and completion of individual educator preparation programs.
*Keeps abreast of ALSDE regulations regarding teacher certification; monitors and ensures UAB-SOE compliance with all laws and regulations.
*Provides certification information to programs and responds to information requests from faculty, staff, school district administration, and teacher candidates regarding ALSDE certification requirements.
*Analyzes and prepares reports as required by the University and ALSDE.
*Oversees applications for the Interim Employment Certificate through ALSDE, involving communication with local school districts, ALSDE, individual educator preparation programs, and teacher candidates.
*Oversees the process of teacher candidates transferring coursework and the completion of out-of-state verification forms.
*Serves as a liaison to the assigned ALSDE Educator Certification Specialist.
*Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses required by the Executive Director of The Office of Student Services.
*Perform other duties as assigned.
Annual Salary Range: $41,175.00 - $56,000.00
Master's degree in Counseling, Education, or related field and three (3) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
:Professional & Managerial
:430002000 Educ-Student Svcs
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager):Onsite
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.