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Job Announcement - Senior Accreditation Assistance Coordinator




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Columbia, SC

Travel Required:

In-State only

Level/Salary Range:

$25.00 per hour

Position Type:

Part-time Contract

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Until Filled

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John B. Tucker

Subject Line: Senior Accreditation Assistance Coordinator



P.O. Box 212266

Columbia, SC  29221

Scope of Work

Job Title:

Senior Accreditation Assistance Coordinator

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Role and Responsibilities

The primary role of this position is to provide accreditation related services to SCLEA clients.  The position will assist client agencies during the self-assessment phase of the accreditation process.  The position will:   


  • Manage clients within a common geographical area of the State
  • Conduct an initial on-site review for agencies beginning the self-assessment phase
  • Establish a professional relationship with assigned agency's Accreditation Manager and/or CEO
  • Provide customer service support to assigned agencies
  • Respond to and follow-up on inquiries and requests for information
  • Respond to client questions as they relate to accreditation standards and processes
  • Assist client agencies with file development and PowerDMS® set-up
  • Schedule and complete periodic reviews of assigned agency's policies and/or proofs of compliance
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of all SCLEA standards
  • Help the agency establish a mentoring relationship with a nearby accredited agency
  • Serve as a point of contact for clients, staff, and Council members
  • Attend Accreditation Assistance Coordinator Training, as needed
  • Attend SCLEA Council meetings, if requested
  • Track and report monthly work hours
  • Supervise all Regional Accreditation Assistance Coordinators


Strong organizational and time management skills, and ability to prioritize

Ability to establish effective working relationships with executive officers and public safety personnel

Excellent interpersonal & communication skills

Strong problem-solving skills and analytical abilities

Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Knowledge of SCLEA Accreditation Process or ability to gain acceptable expertise

Knowledge of PowerDMS® software or ability to gain proficiency 

Preferred Skills

Knowledge of the functions and relationships of law enforcement and other government agencies.

Knowledge of public safety policies, operational procedures, and administrative practices.

Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with a wide range of clients.

Ability to communicate effectively with others both in-person and over the telephone and computer in a clear and concise manner.

Ability to read, understand and complete assignments in a timely fashion. 

Ability to compile, organize, prepare, and maintain required records, reports, and related information.

Ability to learn and apply new skills needed to efficiently complete job requirements.

Additional Notes

Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Will be required to work up to 120 hours a month, primarily during normal business hours.

Senior accreditation assistance coordinator will represent one of the following regions:  Piedmont, Midlands, Pee-Dee, and Low-Country.  Senior coordinator must be able to travel within designated region.