Under the direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 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. Examples of work include, but are not limited to: advising departments in developing assessment-based plans for program improvement including goals, measures and indicators for assessment and student learning outcomes; coordinating with faculty and staff to identify and implement appropriate and sustainable outcomes and measures relevant to and in support of student learning; collaborating with programs in their efforts to attain discipline-specific accreditation; and related work as required.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree and three years of professional experience in an institution of higher education working with academic and/or institutional assessment and/or accreditation processes is required. Five or more years of experience is preferred. An earned doctorate is also preferred and may be substituted for two years of the required experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Previous applicants need not apply. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.