ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT & RESEARCH - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Name of employer:  Quinnipiac University

Location:  Hamden, Connecticut

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.



Develop Academic Assessment & Research Office operations.  Develop, improve, & conduct plans/strategies for assessing student learning & institutional effectiveness.  Use statistical research methods to research, evaluate, & prepare recommendations on curricular improvement to maximize student learning/comply w/ accreditation standards.  Review academic programs.  Design & coordinate student learning assessment projects.  Conduct, analyze, & report on research studies.  Collect & analyze cohort data/tracking cohorts.  Design, administer, & analyze surveys to assess student/alumni educational experience satisfaction & learning; tests & faculty rubrics to assess student achievement of learning outcomes; & other social scientific research procedures to assess institutional effectiveness, program objectives, & student learning.  Analyze & interpret quantitative/qualitative data.  Evaluate effectiveness of general education curricula.  Assess educational needs of students.  Advise educators on how to assess student learning.  F/T.  

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Requires a PhD, or foreign equivalent, in a quantitatively-oriented Social Science field with emphasis on educational research, and one year of higher education institutional research/ assessment experience as a Research Associate. Experience with the following required: SPSS; managing longitudinal data; creating merged data; managing assessment projects; research & survey design and implementation; statistics, data analysis, and predictive analytics; and qualitative research.

Applicants should contact:

Annalisa Zinn

Vice President for Academic Innovation & Effectiveness

Quinnipiac University

275 Mt. Carmel Ave, Hamden, CT  06518
(203) 582-3395 or

Keyword Phrases

  • Academic Affairs
  • Diversity
  • sensitivity to students and spirit of community
  • beautiful campus
  • Curriculum & Instructional Technology and Design
  • Assessment, Accreditation & Compliance
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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