Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Lexington, KY
Apr 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Strategic Planning & Institutional Effectiveness is seeking a director to develop and oversee assessment initiatives for academic and administrative units. The director will act as a consultant to faculty, department chairs, and deans on the assessment of academic programs. This position will also lead the University Assessment Council, implement University-wide initiatives assessing student learning, and implement policies and plans for assessment of administrative units. The director will also conduct analysis of assessment data and disseminate findings through presentations and reports. Ideal candidates will have experience directing a range of assessment efforts and in maximizing use of assessment software for information gathering, analysis, and reporting.

Job Title
Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
89420: Office of Strategic Planning & IE

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

10 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time and repetitive motion tasks. Occasional job-related travel.


Typically Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred Education: PhD
Preferred Experience: to include 3 years directing assessment efforts

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience using an Assessment Management system.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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