Accreditation Services Support

Position: Administrative Assistant for Accreditation Support
Reports to: Director of Accreditation Services
Opening Serial #: 201803_02
Status: Non-Exempt
Terms: Full-time
Location: Atlanta, GA
Application Review: March 9, 2018

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The Administrative Assistant for Accreditation Support is a member of the staff of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) appointed by the Chief Executive Officer sharing with other Administrative Assistants and staff the work involved with the Commission’s evaluative processes. The Administrative Assistant serves in a supportive role in the accreditation processes, systems, and operations to include but not limited to processing reports, communications, and data entry and management.



  • Formatting and proofreading reports in a timely and efficient manner including the Site Visitors’ Reports, Evaluation Review Panel summaries, and Commission decisions
  • Processing of Site Visit Applications and communicating Site Visit Team assignments
  • Preparing correspondence, mailings, and publication materials as assigned
  • Preparing materials for meetings related to accreditation including staff meetings, Evaluation Review Panel meetings, and Commission meetings
  • Utilizing written and oral communication skills to address questions and inquiries related to accreditation from internal and external constituencies
  • Participating and assisting in cross-training techniques with other support personnel
  • Organization and maintenance of files and program records
  • Database entry and maintenance related to accreditation processes and decisions
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned



All of the following are required and considered critical elements to be considered for the position (as noted):

  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Excellent writing and typing skills including technical report production and editing
  • Excellent grasp of grammar, punctuation, and word usage
  • Computer experience is mandatory; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Intermediate to advanced user of Microsoft Word, including mail merge and track changes functions
  • Substantial administrative experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to perform in team-oriented environments and meet strict deadlines
  • Professionalism, loyalty, dependability, and ability to maintain confidentiality


Send Letter of Application, CV, and a list of five references to:

Stephanie Larson
Controller, ACEN
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) supports the interests of nursing education, nursing practice, and the public by the functions of accreditation. The ACEN is the only USDOE-recognized nursing accrediting agency that serves all types of nursing education programs, including clinical doctorate, master’s and post-master’s certificates, baccalaureate, associate, diploma, and practical programs.

ACEN is an equal opportunity employer.