Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
75400.00 - 111900.00
Per Year
Riverside, California
United States
General Business
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
6-9 Years
Education level:
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Director of Evaluation and Assessment

Reporting to the Associate Provost, the Director of Evaluation and Assessment oversees and implements campus-wide policies and procedures for evaluating and assessing program learning outcomes in academic units and performance in non-academic units. Key responsibilities include: - Working with the Accreditation Liaison Officer to monitor requirements for institutional accreditation related to assessment, and facilitate campus practices to ensure compliance (e.g. annual assessment reports, assessment of core competencies, meta-assessment, faculty professional development, and grant activities). - Working with faculty in departments and programs and with instructional designers in the Center for Teaching and Learning to support the development and implementation of learning outcomes and sustainable assessment plans. - Working with leaders of non-academic units to support the development and implementation of key performance indicators and sustainable assessment plans. - Co-chairing the campus Meta-Assessment Committee to support, evaluate, and improve assessment practices for both undergraduate and graduate programs. This includes reviewing and improving program learning outcomes assessment templates to ensure their effectiveness and alignment with accreditation standards, reviewing and improving assessment rubrics, using assessment rubrics to evaluate program learning outcomes reports, and providing feedback to programs, colleges and the campus. - Serving on the campus Assessment Advisory Committee to review annual assessment summary reports, identify patterns of concern, recommend program and process changes, and ensure assessment is continuously improving. Also reviewing accreditation reports, and developing and implementing recommended changes to assessment practices. - Providing support and training (e.g. workshops) for faculty and staff on issues related to assessment tools and best practices, and regional and professional accreditation processes, to help improve the effectiveness of campus assessment efforts and achieve organizational goals. - Participating in other regional accreditation activities (e.g. site visits). Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Advanced degree in related area, with coursework in social science methods, education, psychology, or research and survey design. Preferred

6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Experience reporting, developing, and interpreting materials for accreditation activities, and participating in accreditation visits. Preferred
Experience developing and leading workshops and/or training activities for faculty and/or staff. Preferred
Experience evaluating and assessing performance in non-academic units. Preferred

Able to provide good judgment and decision-making, problem solving. Required
Advanced ability to present complex findings and recommendations in a clear concise manner verbally and in writing. Required
Deep knowledge of academic assessment processes and activities. Required
Advanced active listening, critical thinking, good interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task. Required
Requires thorough knowledge in data collection and analysis techniques; statistics or social science research techniques; knowledge of organization-specific computer application programs (for example, query tools and relational databases); knowledge of organizational principles and procedures involved in handling sensitive data (for example, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA). Preferred
Understanding of organizational rules and regulations. Preferred

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