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Roles & Responsibilities

Lead Auditor

The Lead Auditor reports to the Executive Director, and is responsible for:
  • completing TAC Auditor training process
  • being the point of contact for the educational institution during the preparation for and implementation of the site visit
  • ensuring that all components of the self-assessment package are complete
  • copying the Executive Director and Accreditation Coordinator on all correspondence with the educational institution in preparation for the stevisit
  • making final decisions with respect to the Site Visit implementation
  • scheduling Audit Team tasks
  • coordinating the Audit Team in its pre-site visit evaluation of the program’s self-assessment which may involve individual phone calls with auditors or conference calls with Audit Team
  • facilitating Auditor communications for materials required for the audit (course outlines, samples, etc.)
  • leading the site visit
  • coordinating completion of the Audit Report with the Audit Team members
  • answering any questions from the Executive Director about clarity and accuracy in the Audit Report
  • providing feedback on the Auditors and Auditors-in-training to the Executive Director
  • signing off on final approval of an Auditor-in-training to become an Auditor
 

Auditor

An Auditor reports to the Lead Auditor and is responsible for:
  • completing TAC Auditor training process
  • completing the initial review of the self-assessment package as part of the Audit Team
  • completing the site visit as part of an Audit Team, reporting to the Lead Auditor
  • participating in the completion of the Audit Report
  • participating in the final decision on the accreditation of the program
  • providing feedback on the Lead Auditor to the Executive Director


Auditor-in-Training

An Auditor-in-Training reports to the Lead Auditor and is responsible for:
  • completing TAC Auditor training process
  • participating in the site visit as an observer in order to learn how to be an Auditor
  • completing and submitting audit forms for learning purposes only
  • asking questions as the site visit progresses in order to fully understand the audit process