Director of Assessment

Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County
Posted
Aug 08, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
This position will: Lead the outcomes assessment activities of the University in support of institutional accountability and continuous improvement Support faculty in the development and implementation of comprehensive assessment plans for the IPFW baccalaureate framework, academic majors (both undergraduate and graduate), and the general education programs Be responsible for offering assessment services that support accreditation efforts, strengthen student learning across the institution, and that strengthen the program review process Increase awareness and visibility of outcomes assessment at IPFW Plan, organize, and coordinate activities that support the assessment of learning outcomes Work with the faculty to develop and implement comprehensive programs to assess and improve student success across the institution Inventory and support the development of outcomes assessment plans for each degree program and the core curriculum Work with faculty development leaders to promote awareness and advancement of assessment through sponsoring discussions on outcomes assessment (e.g., The Center for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching as well as the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching) Support systematic use of assessment to drive continuous improvement; ensure assessment projects provide value and are tailored to the unique needs of the institution while also ensuring the university meets the requirements of accrediting bodies and other external stakeholders Assume primary responsibility for components of the institutional accreditation process that relate to assessment Collaborate with campus personnel working on discipline specific accreditations Stay abreast of related research, best practices, and innovations related to assessment and share information learned with others at the University Record, store, manage, and disseminate confidential and sensitive assessment data as appropriate Qualifications Required: Master's degree; doctorate preferred Three to five years direct assessment experience at the postsecondary level Effective written and verbal communication skills and good interpersonal skills Ability to maintain and establish collaborative work relationships Preferred: PhD degree Additional Information: Review of applications will begin immediately. For highest consideration, submit an attached cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. A check of criminal conviction records will be made for employment in this position. Each position is posted online for a minimum of five (5) business days and may be posted longer. Some positions include a deadline, others do not. When the position is removed from the posting website this indicates that IPFW is no longer accepting new applicants and applications, resumes, etc. will no longer be received. It is the applicant's responsibility to maintain awareness of the current job postings and submit their information for review prior to the posting being removed. Any correspondence from IPFW Human Resources will be conducted through time sensitive e-mails sent to the e-mail address that was provided by the applicant. Once the applicant submits their information for review an e-mail confirming the receipt of the on-line application will be sent to the e-mail address the applicant provided. Depending on the number of applications received and the department's search process, it may be several weeks before an outcome is known. If the applicant is not selected for an interview and the job is filled, the applicant will receive an automated e-mail message regarding the filled status of the position. FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) Retirement Eligibility: Purdue Retirement Plan - Contributions Immediately