Director Assessment & Evaluation

Oxford, Ohio, the 2016 #1 rated college town in America as cited by Forbes.
Aug 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Director Assessment & Evaluation

Miami University, College of Education, Health & Society

Oxford, Ohio

College of Education, Health & Society:  Director Assessment & Evaluation to provide administrative leadership and oversight of all efforts related to assessment and accreditation within the College of Education, Health & Society and will provide expertise in areas of program evaluation. The Director provides oversight of two additional licensure programs housed in the College of Creative Arts (art education and music education), and communication and cooperation with faculty members, department chairs, and the dean of CCA.

Responsibilities includes: 

  • Lead, monitor, support, maintain and complete a variety of EHS assessment and evaluation initiatives, accreditation efforts, reports (including state and federal) and timelines
  • Facilitate connections with all University, College, community, CAEP, and ODE/OBR officials related to assessment and evaluation
  • Prepare, publish, and monitor CAEP materials and appropriate documents
  • Assist in ensuring that the CAEP standards are connected with instructional practice
  • Act as the primary point of support regarding CAEP accreditation and state approvals, including preparation of the self-study along with monitoring of student progress toward all professional standards
  • Ability to teach an assessment, program evaluation, or related course
  • Maintain the data management systems
  • Serve on University and state committees and provide periodic updates to the Department of Education, departments, and Dean’s office as needed
  • Act as primary liaison with Office of Institutional Research
  • Facilitate a college-wide assessment committee and lead in reporting assessment data to departments, the College, University, state and national stakeholders
  • Guide and manage the development of EHS policies and procedures related to assessment and evaluation
  • Manage the development and overall quality control of assessment with the assessment team through departments and curriculum committees by serving as ex official on both undergraduate and graduate curriculum committees to help guide efforts toward consistency in curriculum related to assessment, evaluation and accreditation.

Require:  Professional doctorate degree in educational field (e.g., PhD, EdD); three years of experience with program evaluation and assessment in higher education; knowledge of and/or experience with CAEP Standards; knowledge of and experience with a variety of measurement and assessment tools.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work with a variety of complex issues, consider multiple points of view, and be able to work with and articulate sensitive topics that require sophisticated conceptualization;
  • Demonstrated data management, analysis, and reporting skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to present data analysis in a way that a diverse audience can understand (e.g. conference presentations, brief reports, longer reports)
  • Experience with curriculum development and formative and summative assessment needs of higher education programs
  • Experience with teacher education or administration of P-12 programs
  • Knowledge of Ohio educational initiatives
  • Leadership, administrative, and program management skills
  • Proficiency in using technology and software to facilitate assessments and/or research processes (SAS, SPSS, Assessment Data System software)
  • Successful experience working with diverse groups of people
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Awareness of current trends in program evaluation and assessment in higher education.

Applicants should submit letter of interest discussing qualifications for position, resume and list of three references to   Please direct questions about the position to Sherrill Sellers at Screening of applications will begin August 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  This is an 11-month position.

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