Accreditation Officer


University of Fredericton

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Fredericton, NB    |   Training and Education    |   Experienced    |   Full-time   

Close Date: October 25th, 2017

Are you motivated by quality?
Do you believe in lifelong learning?
Are you ready to be a part of an innovative, ever-expanding organization?

If you answered yes to these questions, we’re interested in you!

At UFred, we’re constantly expanding our course and program offerings to meet the education needs of working professionals, making those responsible for ensuring our academic policy and accreditation criteria are adhered to invaluable members of the UFred team. We’re looking for a Accreditation Officer who is enthusiastic about joining our Academic Team, and comes with experience in documenting and monitoring quality control. Meticulous and analytical, the Accreditation Officer is passionate about ensuring academic quality, will commit to finding new and innovative ways to improve our current processes, and leverages their experiences to bring forward new ideas.


The day-to-day of an Accreditation Officer at UFred:

The Accreditation Officer brings with them experience in quality control and excels at guiding internal and external stakeholders towards meeting accreditation standards. Responsible for working with various internal and external stakeholders to ensure quality results, they also work to ensure the most effective quality processes and procedures are utilized. A UFred Accreditation Officer is driven and self-motivated to push projects forward, and has experience implementing structure in academic environment.

As an Accreditation Officer , you can expect to:

  • Provide quality focus to UFred’s Academic team
  • Manage the review and approval of all analytical documentation including methods, validation protocols and all analytical data
  • Advise on current methods and procedures with an objective to improve quality and compliance
  • Communicate with Accreditation stakeholders
  • Resolve errors and discrepancies in quality and framework
  • Initiate / lead improvements of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)


Some of the things we’re looking for in an Accreditation Officer include:

  • Relevant post-secondary education, Master’s level education an asset
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in establishing procedures as well as implementing standards and quality control methods
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a quality control role is required; experience within the education industry an asset
  • The ability to work with and influence teams without direct authority
  • Exceptionally strong attention to detail
  • Strong project management and leadership skills, with the ability to implement and evaluate content, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and the ability to self-direct daily activities is essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

This position requires the ability to ensure the quality of our academic work, and to ensure our accreditation criteria is never compromised; while managing multiple projects. The ideal candidate has a background in education, project management, or instructional design.

Additional Information

Compensation Package:

In addition to your salary, joining the UFred team means you will be part of a rapidly expanding organization with a mission to provide quality and affordable education globally. UFred values its employees and ensures they are able to enjoy Wellness and Balance, Professional Development, and Service opportunities.

  • Wellness and Balance: UFred employees start their career by completing a Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace course. They actively utilize subsidized Health and Vision Care, as well as an RRSP Match program. They spend paid time off with those who are important to them between Christmas and New Years, as well as and on their birthdays. The possibility for flexible work arrangements, subsidized gym memberships, and Wellness days are additional benefits enjoyed by our staff.
  • Professional Development: UFred supports both internal and external opportunities to support your development needs.
  • Service: UFred employees actively participate in a wide range of volunteer and fundraising initiatives within and around the Fredericton Community on a regular basis.

Hours of Work

This is a full-time (35 hours a week) one-year contract position with the possibility of extension. This position will operate under regular business hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. This position is available in Fredericton, NB.

If you have a passion for education, collaboration, project management, and connect with UFred’s values, please apply with a resume and cover letter.

We thank all those who apply!

About UFred

The University of Fredericton is fully recognized as a degree-granting institution by the Province of New Brunswick. Our mission is to provide our students with an exciting, rewarding and affordable lifelong learning path of professional education, with programs scheduled to accommodate both professional and personal lives.

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