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Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment #999669

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Job Summary / Basic Function:

The Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment (EDIEA) reports to the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives (VPSI). The EDIEA performs highly advanced research that involves leading the development of datasets to inform decision making; designs and carries out studies that contribute to the institution’s capacity and mission; including the achievement of strategic goals, TSUS Vision 2020/2025, and THECB 60×30TX Plan targets. This position is also responsible for program review and viability, assessment using Xitracs (or other types of software), budgeting, grants, evaluation, student assessment, and tracking. The EDIEA will serve as the institution’s backup SACSCOC accreditation liaison.

•Establish annual institutional effectiveness and assessment reports in collaboration with the President and Executive Team. Ensure projects are associated with mission-centered priorities.
•Develop and collaboratively lead a strategic vision for overall institutional effectiveness and assessment practices across the institution.
•Compile and/or coordinate the timely collection of appropriate and accurate institutional data to fulfill state and federal reporting requirements and to respond to requests from other external agencies, organizations or individuals.
•Conduct cyclical institutional surveys, as approved and reviewed by executive leadership.
•Provide support for the institution’s strategic planning, budgeting, accreditation (both institutional and programmatic), and assessment processes. Collaborate with units on development and assessment of unit goals and outcomes (both Program Learning and Student Learning Outcomes).
•Collaborate on initiatives such as data governance and dashboard management. Serve on key institutional committees and perform statistical analysis to interpret results and findings.
•Provides assistance to faculty and staff in identifying appropriate data collection to ensure reliable, appropriate, and legal use of institutional information and departmental leadership.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications and Education:
Three years of work experience in a related field in higher education with an earned master’s degree from a regionally accredited university.

EEO Statement:

Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications, Skills, and Education:
Five years of work experience in a related field in higher education, skills in Banner, Starfish, Argos, Microsoft Office applications, and a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited university.

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.



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Job No:
Posted: 12/18/2020
Application Due: 3/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time