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Associate Director of Accreditation and Assessment

Job description

The Associate Director will lead college-wide and departmental-level assessment activities, with a particular focus on developing systems and processes related to the nine accrediting bodies that currently oversee the College and different programmatic areas within the College. Additionally, the Associate Director will work closely with the Deans office, admissions, marketing, and budgeting/finance to ensure the integrity and quality of our data and to work on various reporting and data analysis projects.

Essential Functions

  • Lead and direct all aspects of the accreditation and continuous improvement process for MCE academic programs & degrees.
  • Analyze the feasibility of, and develop requirements for, new accountability systems and enhancements to existing systems, and ensure that the system design fits the needs of the users.
  • Oversee the writing and submission of all compliance documents, working in close collaboration with MCE faculty and staff.
  • Develop and manage processes to compile, analyze, and report MCE data on financial aid, academic programs (including both student records and faculty data), academic assessments, and enrollment management.
  • Develop and prepare reports and analytic studies to support planning and policy development.
  • Ensure data integrity and develop datasets for use in reporting and analysis utilizing various quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Manage and execute ad hoc data requests from Dean, Associate and Assistant Deans, Office of Admissions, Office of Marketing, MCE Department Chairs and faculty.
  • Liaise and collaborate with campus partners including the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, and Information, Measurement, and Analysis Council (IMAC) with respect to campus-wide business intelligence efforts, data warehousing, relevant outside reporting and accreditation needs (i.e. ALA, APA, State of CO, US News and World Report Rankings, Federal Title II).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is statistics, social sciences or related field.
  • 3 years of experience working with large data sets/databases in the collection and reporting of results.
  • Experience with higher education accrediting bodies
  • Experience using data for strategic planning & decision making.
  • Experience conducting education or social science research.
  • Expertise using MS Office Suite including Excel and Access or another database software system.
  • Proficiency with SAS, SPSS, R, or other statistical software.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and experience working with diverse populations and constituents.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in research, methodology, and applied statistics or PhD in related field.
  • Knowledge of SCT Banner system or another relational database system.
  • Experience working in higher education accreditation or institutional research.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Applications may be accepted until position is filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.




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Job No: 000272
Posted: 3/7/2018
Application Due: 5/6/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable