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Director of Certification – December 15, 2017 Application Deadline

November 14, 2017

New Director of Certification Position

Applications are invited for the position of Director of Certification (DOC).

The DOC will be responsible for implementing the strategic objectives for residency training set by the BOR, including developing and administering a robust oversight process to coordinate all aspects of the College’s certification process. The DOC will oversee residency training program registration, resident training requirements review and completion, delivery of the examinations, the maintenance of certification process, and dual certification program. The DOC will develop outcome assessment tools for certification processes evaluation and provide guidance to the BOR regarding the effectiveness of the processes.

The DOC will report to the ACVS Board of Regents. The directors of the Residency Program Compliance Committee and the Resident Credentialing Committee, and the chairs of the Examination Committee, Maintenance of Certification Committee, and the Dual Certification Advisory Group will report to the DOC. The ACVS Chief Executive Officer will be available for consultation, and a staff liaison will be assigned to support the DOC. 

The successful applicant must be an ACVS Diplomate with extensive experience in residency training and a minimum of six years participation on ACVS committees. Preference will be given to those individuals who have served on multiple committees (Residency Program Compliance Committee, Resident Credentialing Committee, Examination Committee, Maintenance of Certification Committee, and Dual Certification Advisory Group) involved in the certification or maintenance of certification process, have been a long-standing program director or resident advisor, or have served in a leadership role in the College. Experience serving in a strategic leadership position is desired. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills are required

Approximate average time commitment is 20–30 hours per month. Compensation is an annual stipend of $25,000.

A detailed Director of Certification position description is available at www.acvs.org/DOCposition.

Applications should include a letter of intent, a summary of your specific relevant experience, a curriculum vitae, and an outline of your vision for ACVS’s credentialing process. Applications should be emailed no later than December 15, 2017, to Ann Loew, ACVS Chief Executive Officer: aloew@acvs.org. Questions may be directed to Jeff Peck, DVM, DACVS, Chair of the ACVS Board of Regents: jnpeck@gmail.com.