Director I


Requisition Number

Job Title
Director I

Official Title
Director I (9020)

Position Number

Div of Student Affairs - 160100


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
The Division of Student Affairs (DSA) exists to support and further the mission of the University by developing, delivering, and advocating for services and programs that unite and support students' academic and life pursuits. DSA is one of the largest divisions at the University of North Texas and includes Housing and Residence Life, Recreational Sports, Career Center, Office of the Dean of Students, Student Health & Wellness, Counseling, Student Activities, Greek Life, Auxiliary Services, Dining, Center for Leadership & Service, Spiritual Life, Sustainability, Center for Leadership & Service, Substance Abuse Resource Center, Veteran Services, TRiO, and more.

Job Description
The Division of Student Affairs Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Director I to join our team.

In collaboration with Senior Leadership, the Director will lead the Division in setting assessment priorities and enhance the assessment climate to enable a fully integrated planning, budgeting, and assessment process. The Director will provide expertise and guidance to ensure that assessment activities align with learning outcomes and the Division's strategic goals and objectives, coordinate the assessment work for the Division, and serve as the primary liaison from DSA to Data Analytics and Institutional Research (DAIR) and other relevant campus entities.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Create an assessment plan and annual timeline.
* Serve as a member of the University Accreditation's TracDat Review Team.
* Collaborate with DAIR staff to gather and analyze institutional data and develop reports and presentations.
* Chair Divisional Assessment Team.
* Participate in relevant professional development bodies (NASPA, ACPA, SAAL, etc.) and share practices with colleagues.
* Provide consultancy and training to units as they conceive and implement assessment projects.
* Support units in developing effective assessment methods.
* Provide regular training opportunities for staff to improve the assessment skills of all staff in the Division.
* Serve as campus business owner and trainer for Eagle Access ID Card event and office visit tracking system.
* Develop and implement system for Program Reviews. Assist program areas in gaining information about best practices and tools to strengthen program areas through effective assessment and data collection.
* Develop a cyclical calendar for Program Reviews.
* Serve as clearinghouse and coordination point for Divisional assessment projects and facilitate communication between and among units to share best practices, resources, information, etc.
* Create content and maintain assessment web page for communication.
* Create framework for and oversee web assessment management tool.
* Work with Senior Staff to establish and implement Division-wide short- and long-range goals and objectives based on the strategic plan.
* Consult with program areas on development of unit-specific strategic priorities and assessment of identified priorities.
* Advise senior staff on external and institutional trends that will affect DSA work in the future. Incorporate into strategic plan as appropriate.
* Monitor and report on progress toward the plan. Align assessment initiatives with strategic plan and create reports for senior leadership.
* Develop and implement special projects for Vice President and Assistant Vice President.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and six years of closely related professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* A Master's degree in an appropriate and related discipline and at least five years of higher education experience at a research university leading assessment procedures and strategic planning processes is required.
* Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Higher Education or a related field preferred, with a knowledge base in student development and related theories relevant to student affairs work.
* Five years of experience in Assessment and/or Strategic Planning including but not limited to: ability to maintain "big picture" perspective while employing a high attention to detail; experience working across campus academic and administrative cultures as a collaborator and leader; ability to make good decisions and work productively on time-sensitive tasks with minimal direct supervision; experience managing a research program; ability to write clear and concise reports and to present technical information in a meaningful way to a variety of audiences; and knowledge of Institutional Review Boards and the associated procedures for the assessment of human subjects. Experience facilitating campus-wide assessment symposiums or conferences.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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