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Assistant, Quality Assurance, Accreditation & Stakeholder Engagement

Abbotsford, BC
Full Time
15 days ago
4,156.720 to 4,974.230 per month
Job Summary:

The School of Business seeks a highly organized and motivated individual with the ability to multitask effectively. Reporting to the Director, School of Business, the Quality Assurance, Accreditation, and Stakeholder Engagement Assistant will provide support to the Director, School of Business.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provides support in assuring quality in academic programming; assists in organizing annual assurance of learning (AOL) reviews, organizing course audits, creating awareness of alternative evaluation techniques; implements and maintains reporting systems, prepares draft reports, and monitors changes in quality.
  • Provides support in achieving and maintaining accreditation for academic programs: liaises with the Program Development and Quality Assurance Office; serves as contact for accreditation and professional bodies; contributes to the application process for EQQUIS (European Quality Improvement System); contributes to the customization of accreditation reports for EQUIS and AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business); implements, maintains and updates the Academ or Sedona software; prepares and monitors the process of accreditation of new programs offered by the School of Business; provides data analysis; collaborates with Institutional Research; maintains currency in all records required for accreditation visits; and organizes site visits for program reviews.
  • Provides support in organizing stakeholder engagement activities. maintains a stakeholder register and develops strategies for effective stakeholder engagement; identifies fundraising opportunities; organizes events for various stakeholders and collaborates with the Alumni Association, Career Centre, and other internal units to ensure an effective, coordinated, and united approach in stakeholder activities.
  • Provides support in planning and conducting international and experiential learning experiences; assists in complying with ethics approvals for experiential learning experiences; assists in the promotion of international study tours to students; coordinates internal approval processes and organizes application processes for international study tours.


  • Bachelor in Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Well-developed written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in any of Banner, Fast, Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of UFV, the School of Business, and the BC post-secondary system.
  • Ability to work under pressure, take initiative and work independently and within a team environment.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.


  • Completion of an accreditation cycle is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in IBM SPSS and Microsoft Project is an asset.
  • Two (2) years related experience in a post-secondary institution with at least one (1) year experience in accreditation related tasks, highly desirable.
  • Advanced knowledge of Academ or Sedona, highly desirable.
  • Experience with business school accreditation processes, highly desirable.
About UFV:

The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the traditional territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in Stó:lo Temexw (Stó:lo Land; Stó:lo World). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and Integrated Strategic Plan: IYAQAWTXW — which means House of Transformation. This commitment includes the goal of centering Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

Indigenization, equity, and diversity are essential to our work as a university. A diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented and marginalized. At UFV, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we proudly serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of groups that experience discrimination due to race, colour, place of origin, ancestry, and/or religion, persons who identify as women and 2SLGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities. We invite applicants to complete a confidential self-identification survey as part of the application process. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  Information will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the recruitment process, and results are not shared with the selection committee.  Inquiries about the survey may be directed to careers@ufv.caLearn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.