Enrollment Specialist and Licensure Officer for School of Education

William Carey University
June 12, 2023
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Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean of Education, the Enrollment Licensure Specialist works to assist the School of Education candidates from admission to graduation and licensure. The specialist evaluates and documents student completion of all necessary requirements to qualify for state educator license. The applicant will ensure the Education Preparation Provider's (EPP) goals and practices align with state licensure requirements and CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) standards. The applicant will also perform other duties relative to the service of faculty, staff, and the public in carrying out the functions of the Education Department.

William Carey University encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

This job description does not state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Duties and responsibilities listed are essential job functions and exclude functions which are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties listed below should be performed effectively and efficiently.

  • Assist the university in implementing the Statement of Purpose
  • Assist the university in implementing the long-range institutional and financial plans.
  • Review each student's progression and completion of all requirements necessary for state licensure in all university approved programs for initial licensure and endorsements.
  • Utilize the MDE Educator Career Continuum Archive (MECCA) System or other state DOE systems for the licensure application process.
  • Serve as the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA School of Education liaison and ensure compliance with organization policy.
  • Schedule and hold informational meetings (in-person and virtual) and share information each trimester for students and faculty regarding the licensure application process.
  • Work with program coordinators to ensure university catalog, website, degree plans, and recruitment materials are aligned to licensure updates.
  • Recommend needed policies and program modifications related to changes in licensure requirements.
  • Attend MDE professional development sessions and remain current on guidelines for educator licensure.
  • Maintain EDU electronic forms and data collection required for licensure.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with university personnel, students, and the community.
  • Support recruitment efforts by responding to questions of students, assisting students in registration needs and questions and communicating daily with applicants and inactive students.
  • Be available for occasional recruiting opportunities for the School of Education.
  • Assist supervisor with additional tasks as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience working in a pK-12 educational setting.
  • Ability to respect and adhere to strict confidentiality requirements.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of common office productivity software, including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

  • Ability to learn WCU's student database software.

  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks, solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, fellow employees, the Department of Education, the University community, and the public in general.
  • Valid driver's license and insurance
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in the Education
  • Leadership experience working in a K-12 educational setting.
  • Current educator's license.
  • Physical Demands

  • Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting, and to use standard office equipment including a phone and computer.
  • Must have vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to effectively communicate in person and over the telephone.
  • Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time (up to 4 hours consistently)
  • Must have strength and agility to move files, paper boxes, and minor office equipment.
  • Must be able to maintain office hours and perform duties in an on-campus setting.
  • Ability to drive to recruitment events.
  • Required Application Documents

    Please upload the following documents with your application:

  • Resume/Vitae
  • Cover Letter
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