Reporting to the Director of Academic Assessment, the Assistant Director will support the assessment of student learning across Auburn University’s 300+ academic degree programs. Successful candidates should have the ability to coordinate and lead an internal assessment feedback system, consult with faculty members on all elements of an assessment cycle, create professional development events to support high quality assessment practices and learning improvement initiatives, and assist the Director with institutional assessment planning and reporting.
The Assistant Director will work collaboratively with College, Department and Program faculty and administrators, the Office of Institutional Research, Office of University Career Services, and Auburn University’s Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.
Please use the attachment feature of our online employment system to attach the a response in 200-400 words to the question, "How would you bring an equity-minded focus to assessment activities at Auburn University." – Please attach this document in ‘Other’ Section. Only complete application packets will be considered for review.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
1. Coordinates and leads the internal assessment feedback system for academic degree programs which includes building an infrastructure for report intake and maintenance, developing, and delivering assessment training, and evaluating the quality of assessment described in assessment reports.
2. Consults with faculty members on all phases of the assessment cycle to develop high quality assessment practices which in turn will yield reliable student learning data. Consultations can be one-one-one as well as with small or large groups of faculty with varying levels of assessment knowledge.
3. Creates professional development events for faculty members to enhance the quality of assessment at Auburn, which includes developing and facilitating workshops.
4. Designs and carries out all analytic meta-assessment reports for colleges and the University, and communicates assessment findings to upper administration.
5. Works in partnership with faculty members and teaching/learning experts on learning improvement initiatives at the program level.
6. Advises and provides assessment and measurement perspective to university committees.
7. Represents Auburn effectively in the greater assessment research community by conducting paper presentations, workshops, and contributing to peer-reviewed publications.
8. Assists the Director in general education assessment planning and reporting.