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Director, Office of Accreditation and Assessment
Kean University

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2023
Title Director, Office of Accreditation and Assessment
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Undergraduate Education
    Teaching & Learning

External Applicant Instructions

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Office of Accreditation and Assessment

Director of the Office of Accreditation and Assessment


Under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Administration, the Director of the Office of Accreditation and Assessment organizes, plans and directs the assessment of instructional processes and institutional outcomes and provides leadership to sustain a campus-wide environment of inquiry and culture of assessment. The Director will work closely with faculty, staff and University administration to develop and implement comprehensive programs of assessment designed to meet both institutional strategic goals and accreditation standards and participate in professional development activities to remain abreast of current developments and best practices in assessment and external accreditation. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours and some travel as needed.


Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree and four years of professional experience in an institution of higher education working with academic and/or institutional assessment is required. An earned doctorate is preferred and may be substituted for two years of the required experience. Candidate must have experience with the following: student learning outcomes assessment methods and instruments in higher education; institutional assessment methods and instruments in higher education; quantitative and qualitative data collection; statistical and analytical research methods; report preparation; and knowledge of regional higher education accreditation standards and national accrediting organizations in higher education. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.


The deadline for applications is September 28, 2023. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  


Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.


EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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