Director of Assessment

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Kentucky State University

School of Education and Human Development

Director of Assessment

  RATIONALE   In order to maintain national accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and state approval through the Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness (OELE), formerly Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB), all Educator Preparation Providers (EPPs) in Kentucky are required to: ·gather and store electronic data continuously on candidate and program performances; ·enter, maintain, and analyze these data through the Kentucky Educator Program Review System (KEPRS); ·use these data to guide the improvement of student, program, and unit performances along state, content, and national standards; and ·provide and verify a variety of diverse educational experiences for students in P-12 schools through choreographed, supervised, field experiences, clinical practice, and student teaching.



The School of Education and Human Development at Kentucky State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, staff position, Director of Assessment, with salary and rank commensurate with education and professional experiences.

The Director of Educational Partnerships reports to the Chair of the School of Education and Human Development and has responsibilities to include and yet are not limited to the following:

  1. Keep abreast of state OELE and national (CAEP and SACSCOC) requirements and regulations regarding candidate, program, and unit demographic and assessment data.
  2. Assist KSU’s program coordinators to gather, input, analyze, report, and utilize data for their respective programs.
  3. Gather, input, analyze, report, utilize, and communicate School of Education and Human Development and TEP student, program, and unit data to accrediting agencies and stakeholders, as needed.
  4. Gather and collate data from student applications for admission to their respective TEPs, clinical practice, student teaching, supervised teaching, and alternative certification.
  5. Coordinate with field partners to set up field experiences, clinical practice, internships, and student teaching placements, mentors, cooperating teachers, and university-based supervisors.
  6. Gather longitudinal candidate and alumni data from OELE and KCEWS in order to analyze and improve program performances.
  7. Teach Special Topics class as needed.


  • Master degree in an area pertaining to education;
  • at least three years professional employment in K-12;
  • at least two years professional experience in collecting, inputting, analyzing, utilizing, and communicating electronic data for individual growth and program evaluation;
  • professional verbal and written communication skills;
  • proven ability to approach and solve novel problems through critical thinking, collaboration and innovation;
  • professional, culturally competent, and effective communication skills;
  • knowledge and skill in utilizing social media professionally and competently to disseminate information and elicit participation; and
  • openness and proven ability to work with competence, diligence, and effectiveness with individuals and collaborative teams, including internal and external stakeholders, including committees, agencies, schools, businesses, and the greater community.


  • health, stamina, and capacity to sustain focused attention on detailed tasks;
  • health, stamina, and capacity to engage actively in person and virtually with diverse individuals and groups;
  • frequent travel within KSU’s region of Kentucky, occasional travel beyond our region, and infrequent travel outside of Kentucky.


Apply through:

Kentucky State University

Office of Human Resources

400 East Main Street

Frankfort, KY 40601




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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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