POSITION: Director Of Assessment
DEPARTMENT: Institutional Effectiveness
STATUS: Full Time, Exempt
Reporting to the Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, the Director of Assessment will be responsible for coordinating and managing all university assessment processes to comply with internal policy, regional and specialized accreditation requirements, and nationally accepted best practices for academic, co-curricular, and administrative assessment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate, manage, and improve assessment practices for all university units according to processes outlined in the Campbell University Planning & Assessment Manual.
- Collaborate with the University Effectiveness Council to evaluate and improve assessment-related policies and practices. Update and maintain the Campbell University Planning & Assessment Manual.
- Serve as a consultant, resource, and facilitator to faculty, unit directors, and university administrators; provide oversight in the planning and implementation of assessment and evaluation efforts as well as meaningful feedback on assessment plans and use of results for quality and effectiveness.
- Chair the Academic Assessment Committee and serve on the General College Curriculum Committee.
- Facilitate transition of information from current repositories into Tk20/Taskstream and serve as key administrator of Tk20/Taskstream.
- Administer nationally-normed and internal assessment instruments; analyze and communicate results to the university community and appropriate constituencies. Create surveys grounded in extant theoretical and empirical literature, designed appropriately for the target audience and delivery method, using best practices in survey research.
- Provide guidance and expertise to faculty, unit directors, and university administrators in the use of assessment data to improve curriculum, instruction, and services, and to fulfill compliance expectations of external accrediting and governing bodies.
- Coordinate efforts with faculty, unit directors, university administrators, and other stakeholders to develop, implement, monitor, and report on action plans and timelines to address potential issues of non-compliance or related concerns.
- Work collaboratively with faculty, unit directors, and university administrators to facilitate the development and assessment of program-level and course-level learning outcomes or program outcomes.
- Provide professional development, consultation, and support to faculty, unit directors, and university administrators in collecting, analyzing, and using assessment and evaluative data to strengthen and improve curriculum and teaching strategies.
- Research current trends, methodologies, instruments, and developments within the field and introduce new ideas to current practices as appropriate for student learning assessment models, processes, and activities.
- Serve as a resource on best practices and research findings in the areas of student learning assessment and evaluation.
- Prepare and present oral presentations of research findings to various constituencies both within and external to the university.
- Lead university-wide assessment documentation and publication, inclusive of national, regional, and local consumer disclosures.
- Assist with the development of accreditation self-studies.
- Maintain faculty rosters and oversee the process by which final rosters are compiled.
- Travel occasionally to local, regional, or national assessment conferences.
- Complete work characterized by accuracy, honesty, and integrity, in keeping with the Christian mission of Campbell University.
- Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
- Complete other duties, responsibilities, and activities as assigned.
- A Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university in Education, the Social Sciences, or in a research-oriented discipline related to assessment, evaluation, education research, or statistics.
- Three or more years of work experience in academic assessment, teaching in an academic discipline, professional practice in student affairs, or curriculum development. Demonstrated experience focusing on assessing student learning.
- A combination of education and experience may be taken into consideration based on the applicant’s credentials. Experience in a higher education or non-profit sector is also desirable.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with Ellucian/Datatel, Tk20/Taskstream, and statistical software.
- Detail-oriented and willing to work in a changing environment.
- Ability to
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Maintain strict confidentiality.
- Work independently and function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people.
- Exercise independent judgment in complex and new situations.
- Manage multiple, concurrent projects, and meet strict deadlines.
- Learn Campbell University policies and procedures and FERPA guidelines in a short period of time.
To Apply For This Position:
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