Director of Assessment
General SummaryAs the Director of Assessment, you’ll work at the intersection of students, faculty, staff, administration, and accreditation. You’ll serve as a resource to College stakeholders in designing, implementing, and documenting effective assessments. You’ll make a college-wide impact, as the Director of Assessment will lead assessment-driven improvement efforts that will enhance instructional and service area effectiveness. The successful candidate is responsible for demonstrating LSSC core values of learning, people, student success, forward-thinking, commitment to excellence, accessibility, diversity, partnerships, and sound management practices. Learn more at www.lssc.edu/about.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
1. Provide training and consultation to faculty, staff, and administrators in the design, implementation, and documentation of effective assessment strategies and activities to measure performance.
2. Communicate strategies that enhance assessment plans and contribute to the successful implementation of plans.
3. Promote and lead annual institution-wide student outcomes assessment activities.
4. Act as liaison with academic, support, and a administrative units to maintain and update assessment records and documentation.
5. Leads assessment-driven improvement efforts toward enhancing instructional and service area effectiveness.
6. Provide guidance, support, and training to academic and administrative units in proper preparation of assessment data for accreditation and review purposes.
7. Assist with the institutional accreditation efforts including SACSCOC and individual program accreditations with agencies such as CAHIM, ACEN, and NAACLS.
8. Participate in the development and implementation of projects related to the Quality enhancement Plan.
9. Serve on councils and committees to provide subject matter expertise.
10. Assist with the development and maintenance of assessment resources for faculty and staff.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
1. Strong ability to communicate effectively with people from a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds. This includes preparing and presenting reports effectively.
2. Knowledge of effective assessment practices relating to academic and student services in higher education.
3. Demonstrated quantitative, qualitative, organizational, and technical skills adequate to design, monitor, and interpret assessment results.
4. Familiarity with student learning outcomes, service area assessment, and the related accreditation required.
5. Ability to gain the confidence and respect of diverse stakeholders in order to work effectively and build relationships of trust.