Director Of Academic Assessment And Evaluation - College Of Adult & Professional Studies

Indiana Wesleyan University Marion , IN 46952

Posted 3 weeks ago

Director of Academic Assessment and Evaluation - College of Adult & Professional Studies

Position Summary:

The Director of Academic Assessment and Evaluation is the primary coordinating officer in the College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) responsible for analysis and reporting on curricular improvement efforts. The Director provides visionary leadership to ensure the proper resourcing of activities and documentation of systems that support exemplary academic performance. The Director collaborates with key leaders across the institution and external to the institution to lead assessment practice that is consistent with the needs of many diverse stakeholders (accreditors, curriculum developers, instructional technology, faculty, administration, etc).

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs in the College of Adult and Professional Studies

Education Requirements:

Doctoral degree required. Applicants with strong assessment oversight experience and who are near completion of a doctoral program will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures structures and systems are in place within CAPS for assessment data management, comprehensive program review, curriculum analysis, market research, and accreditation support.

  • Operationalizes CAPS' comprehensive systematic evaluation strategy.

  • Ensures that meaningful indicators of effectiveness for CAPS academic programs are clearly identified and leads the coordination of relevant assessment activities.

  • Provides executive oversight of data collection and analysis activities.

  • Assists the academic units in optimizing the use of outcomes for continuous improvement of CAPS program offerings.

  • As needed, conducts quantitative and qualitative academic research that supports CAPS curricular fidelity.

  • Monitors and provides timely reports on program evaluation practices, regulatory compliance developments, student diversity, accreditation requirements, program-specific standards, and other performance benchmarks of import to CAPS.

  • Provides training on assessment best-practices, program development, and program review.

  • Supervises the Academic Assessment team.

Qualifications:

According to Indiana Wesleyan University's employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Experience

  • Teaching at the college level. Experience with adult and online students is preferred.

  • Demonstration of effective training.

  • Administrative/management experience in higher education.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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