The Program Quality Assurance Administrator (PQA Administrator) is responsible for the ongoing development, evaluation, and improvement of the program quality assurance process at Algonquin College, to ensure continuous improvement of programs and services offered by the College. The Program Quality Assurance Administrator directs and monitors the College’s cyclical program quality review (PQR) process, as well as, the cyclical provincial audit. This administrator provides guidance and direction to academic staff, and recommends professional development needed to ensure effective review of academic programs and to assist with strategies for improvement for areas identified in the PQR process as needing improvement.
The PQA Administrator also provides support to academic staff in the curriculum development process and serves as a resource on curriculum committees. Additionally, the Administrator recommends program data reporting enhancements in support of program management in collaboration with the academic departments and Academic Operations and Planning.