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Credential Analyst - CSOE (San Diego)


Alliant International University is a professional practice University committed to excellence in four areas:  Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence and Community Engagement.  The University provides students with the highest quality of education through excellence and innovation in academic scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations.  Through its Mission, the University's goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to provide public benefit and make an impact in their communities by addressing major contemporary social issues.  Core competencies of the University's training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students, faculty.


Our Mission:
Alliant International University prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership, and promotes the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world.


 Our Vision:
An inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.



The Credential Analyst, under the general direction/supervision of the Senior Credential Analyst  is responsible for providing candidates with information and guidance about credentialing requirements and to ensure that the University follows the laws, rules & regulations of State credential program regulations (i.e. California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and Arizona Department of Education) . The Credential Analyst assumes a broad range of credentialing roles that include auditing, reviewing, analyzing, evaluating, and processing applications for recommending intern and preliminary credentials and certifications. Serves as a resource to provide current information to students, staff, and members of the faculty on matters regarding State credential requirements and University policies and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Counsel and advise candidates regarding the University’s credential programs.
  • Advise candidates, graduates, and others regarding credential requirements (such as internships or clearing, renewing, or adding credentials).
  • Collaborate with school districts regarding internship and fieldwork requirements as it pertains to credentialing and program completion. 
  • Remain current on State legal requirements (i.e. CCTC or Arizona DOE).
  • Audit, evaluate, and submit applications in compliance with state credentialing regulations to the state credentialing authorities (i.e. CCTC).
  • Verify completion of requirements to confirm Program Completers 
  • Certify all candidates for recommendation for Intern Credentials, Preliminary Credentials, and/or Alternative Certifications. 
  • Support & advise candidates in the application for Certificate of Clearance prior to registration for student teaching/internships.
  • In collaboration with University leadership, partner with State credentialing authorities by attending conferences and workshops to stay current on applicable regulations and procedures
  • Participate in department meetings, CSOE Orientations, or other events as request/directed, collaborate with the CSOE team to keep relevant forms and documents updated, and share credentialing information with students as appropriate
  • Perform other related tasks, duties and responsibilities as required, assigned or directed.



  • Proficient computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, especially SharePoint, Excel; Adobe; CX, CampusNexus, Feith, Cognos or similar databases.
  • The ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to problem solve.
  • The ability to explain complex requirements in clear and concise terms
  • The ability to be flexible with workflow to meet the needs of the department and students and to manage multiple tasks per required deadlines
  • The drive to encourage, direct, hold accountable and guide candidates toward task completion.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team member and develop trusting relationships with students and Alliant employees, as well as the Registrar’s Office and various academic departments.
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages and diverse background
  • Highly motivated, focused and results oriented
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality always
  • Maintain composure under high stress conditions
  • Ability to be optimistic, positive and supportive in all interactions with others
  • Collaboration and partnering with other university stakeholders to support candidate success


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university; Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • Experience:  Two (2) years providing academic administrative support, advising, in an institution of higher education or related environment. Work Experience in processing applications, and or academic advising. Work experience in a School of Education setting is desired.
  • Certifications, Licenses, etc.: None


Application Instructions: 

  • Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter.


Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (including criminal, prior employment and education verification).  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University employees who apply for the position.


Additional Information:
Anti-Discrimination Policy:  Alliant International University prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation in its educational programs, services and activities, and in employment practices, including but not limited to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors, use of contractors and consultants, and in its admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or descent, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability (including physical, disease, psychiatric or psychological disability), medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, hair style or texture associated with race, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.


Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.


Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Human Resources at or 858-635-4509.


The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that we provide you with this Notice at Collection for California Employees and Applicants.  This notice is about the collection and use of your personal information.  We encourage you to read this notice carefully.  


Governing legislation: Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.


Alliant International University is a smoke and tobacco free environment.


Company: Alliant International University, Inc. 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: California 

City: San Diego 

Postal Code: 92131 

Job ID: 156903

Date:  Oct 22, 2021

San Diego, CA, US, 92131

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: Medical, Developer, Curriculum, Intern, Administrative Assistant, Healthcare, Technology, Education, Entry Level, Administrative

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