Faculty Positions

Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University announces the openings for these positions in the Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP).


Education Division



The Director of Assessment and Accreditation serves as the leader for the Education Division of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) and the Teacher Preparation Program at Pepperdine University in all areas related to assessment and accreditation. The Director is the accreditation liaison with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and provides leadership for assessment across all programs in the Education Division of GSEP. The Director will work alongside the Certification Manager who serves as credential analyst for the teaching and administrative credential programs. The successful candidate will be granted faculty status as Lecturer and be expected to fulfil teaching assignments in his or her areas of expertise. The position will be supervised by the Associate Dean of Education at GSEP. The office will be located at the West Los Angeles Graduate Campus.

Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to purse the very highest employment and academic standards within a context that celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire, and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists who are active members in a Church of Christ congregation.


Development and submission of accreditation reports, including biennial and annual program reports.

Facilitation of professional development to ensure successful and timely completion of reports.

Collaboration with Program Directors to develop ongoing assessment plans.

Current knowledge of legislation, requirements, and statues from the CCTC.

Ongoing relationship with CCTC personnel through work on the Board of Institutional Reviewers.

Supervision of the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT) process.

Instructional sessions on the PACT process with students at each of the Pepperdine campuses.

Selection, hiring, and calibration of PACT scorers for the teaching credential program.

Management of Signature Assignments on TaskStream.

Completion and filing of federal reports, including Title II and AACTE.

Liaison to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at Pepperdine University regarding WASC reporting.

Preparation and submission of reports to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Teaching assignments across the Education Division of GSEP and in the Teacher Preparation Program.


Master's degree in education or higher education. Doctoral degree preferred.


Three years of experience in CCTC accreditation activities on the Board of Institutional Reviewers.

Five years of working in higher education with record evaluation and student advisement.


Applicants should provide a letter that indicates experience in the fields of assessment and accreditation, areas of teaching expertise, and a statement regarding participation in a community of faith. The vitae should include the names of three references. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit all documentation to: Dr. Martine Jago, Associate Dean of Education, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University, 6100 Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045 or martine.jago@pepperdine.edu.


Psychology Division

Currently there are no available positions at this time.


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