International Accreditation Manager

Company:Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Location:Germany / Ingolstadt


Employment Type:Limited project period of 5 years


The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (KU) is a non-state university under church leadership and officially recognized by the Free State of Bavaria. It is committed to strong research and excellent teaching and combines first-class study conditions with an international focus. Eight faculties offer a wide range of subjects for around 5000 students. The University employs 900 people of different faiths and beliefs. Grounded in the Christian view of human life, the KU aims to create an academic and educational culture of responsibility.

The KU Ingolstadt School of Management (WFI) invites applications for the position as

International Accreditation Manager

to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for a limited project period of five years. Provided that the requirements are met, remuneration will be according to the pay grade E 13 TV-L. The place of work shall be Ingolstadt.

Your responsibilities

You are responsible for coordinating the AACSB accreditation process for the WFI – Ingolstadt School of Management internally and with the accreditation agency in close consultation with the Vice Dean for Internationalization. Specific tasks include:

  • Coordinating and executing the project plan for AACSB accreditation according to guidelines provided by the accreditation agency
  • Coordinating all internal and external communication on the project, including with various chairs and administrative departments at the WFI and the KU, with the accreditation agency, and with members of the assigned mentor and partner organizations
  • Coordination of the strategy planning process for international accreditation
  • Preparation of the eligibility application
  • Development of the internal self-evaluation report
  • Preparation of the on-site visit by the peer-review team
  • Follow-up tasks for accreditation and continuous improvement
  • Preparing and maintaining the documentation involved in all stages of the accreditation process
  • Attending AACSB accreditation seminars and conferences and networking with peers from other institutions

Your profile

  • A completed university degree in business, economics or similar disciplines
  • Experience in project management
  • Excellent proficiency in English and German in written and oral communication
  • Patience and attention to detail in documentation and analysis
  • Diligence in follow through and timely communication (internal and external)
  • Organizational talent, communication skills, initiative and independent working style
  • Excellent competence in Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to travel
  • Work experience in universities or scientific institutions is ideal
  • Knowledge or experience in the field of accreditation / international accreditation is an advantage for this position
  • International experience in your profession or studies is desirable

Our offer

  • Attractive and team-oriented workplace in a modern higher educational environment
  • Flexible working hours within the framework of our flexitime system
  • Broad range of internal and external professional development and continuing education offers
  • Welfare benefits in the public service

Your application

Please send your application with the usual supporting documents (résumé, certificates etc.) by email (please combine all documents in one PDF file) to to the Vice Dean for Internationalization at WFI, Prof. Dr. Shashi Matta, by 04.10.2020. If you have any questions regarding the contents of this job application, please contact Dr. Jutta Walz (phone +49 841 937-21939; email: All submitted application documents will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations after the hiring process has been completed.

All employees are obliged to acknowledge the nature and mission of the KU as stipulated in its Mission Statement and Foundation Charter. The University is therefore interested in receiving applications with relevant information in this regard.

The KU is committed to promoting equal opportunities for men and women, and aims to ensure that its members are able to balance work and family life. Candidates with severe disabilities who are equally suitable to other applicants will be prioritized.

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