Director of Unit Assessment

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Posting DetailsPosting Number: 0601271 Position Category: Director Job Title: Director of Unit Assessment Position Code: 00193X Position Type: Staff Department: College of Education Nature of Work: The Director of Unit Assessment is responsible for the operational management of the Unit Assessment System. The Director ensures that appropriate data are collected in timely fashion to assist the Unit and departments in evaluating candidate proficiencies, in making decisions regarding program effectiveness and to meet annual reporting requirements to the University's Institutional Effectiveness office, SACSCOC, CACREP and the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The Director also ensures that data are collected in a systematic, on-going manner to respond to the elements and requirements of the Georgia PSC. Training and Experience: A master's degree in education, measurement and statistics, business, business management, management information systems or related field is required.

A minimum of 2 years managing student performance data to promote curriculum improvement is required.

Familiarity with a broad range of web-based systems like Banner, D2L, LiveText, GoReact, similar technology or the ability to learn new systems and integrate into everyday practice is preferred. Testing Requirements:Illustrative Examples of Work: Warehouses all student performance data related to the Unit's Key Assessments--i.e. GACE scores, course generated candidate performance data, etc. Manipulates data to generate reports as needed for external reporting agencies and programs within the School of Education.

Works collaboratively with IT to develop and maintain a web-based site to warehouse and disseminate student performance data to faculty, program directors, chairs and the dean.

Completes GaPSC, Title II, and other annual reports required by external accrediting bodies. Works collaboratively with faculty to produce reports on student performance data for SPA reports such as CACREP.

Works with faculty and staff to ensure the timely completion of semester reports, evaluating student data aggregated at the program, department and unit level. Develops and maintains the Assessment System including Unit-wide data cycle, Assessment Handbook, polices and procedures. Provide ongoing support and training within LiveText such as developing rubrics, completing assessments; and viewing data. Assists departments in developing instruments/surveys for assessment of program effectiveness at the department or program level.

Develops instruments/surveys for candidates, graduates and employers assessment of programs for assessment of unit operations and for assessment of the unit. Administers data collection instruments to stakeholders in a timely manner to ensure broad-based response sufficient for valid assessment of program effectiveness. Converts responses from surveys to quantitative data using SPSS or Excel for ease of analysis for indicators or program strengths and weaknesses.

Each semester, reviews PUAR reports in LiveText by department chair and program coordinators to ensure data completeness of candidate performance. Complete all official documentation and communication with Georgia Professional Standards Commission ensuring program approval requirements are met and maintained.

Maintain all assessment records and reports for the School of Education in regards to SACSCOC, Board of Regents, and Georgia Professional Standards Commission; ensure compliance of all reports as required by each external stakeholder. Develops and disseminates the School of Education's Fact Book. Oversee the unit Advisory Boards/Councils. Posting Date: 04-30-2021 Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled FTE: 1 Special Instructions to Applicants:Funding Source: General Operating (State) Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: N/A Fringe Benefits:Salary: $60,000 to $65,000 Physical DemandsFacts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement:

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 2400 Gillionville Road, Suite K-111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442. Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229.500-2026. EEO/AA employer. . Optional Applicant Documents:Required Applicant Documents: Resume
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Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time