Assoc Dir Institutional Effect- Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for ensuring continued efforts to develop and maintain an efficient process of institutional effectiveness.

Additional Department Summary:

The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness consults with University constituents to identify and develop missions, goals, outcomes, measurements of achievement, and strategies for improvement as a part of a robust institutional planning and evaluation process. The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness assists academic programs with disciplinary accreditation and regular program review. The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness assists student, academic, and administrative support entities as well as units responsible for research and community outreach in strategic planning, evaluation, and annual reporting. The Associate Director leads OIE review of the University's institutional effectiveness processes and related reports. The Associate Director manages special projects related to institutional effectiveness as assigned by the Director of Institutional Effectiveness. The Associate Director coordinates the development of assessment and evaluation processes, methods, and measures for special projects and initiatives, e.g. QEP. The Associate Director supports activities related to SACSCOC compliance and is expected to be active in the peer review process.

Required Minimum Qualifications

A master's degree or higher and 5 years of experience.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness must have experience designing and implementing a computer-based application for evaluating annual assessment plans and reports in a major university. The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness must have experience collaborating with faculty and staff in a university setting to develop assessment/evaluation plans and methods of measuring achievement. The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness must have a combination of education and experience that informs the use of best practices in assessment of student learning in higher education.

Skills and Knowledge:

To perform effectively in this position, the Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness must have: Excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to work in a collaborative office environment; demonstrated skills with software for data analysis, project management, assessment management, survey development and administration, and process management; experience with quantitative and qualitative research; leadership and administration skills; knowledge of regional and specialized accreditation; knowledge of academic curriculum development and related institutional processes, such as program review; knowledge of strategic planning and evaluation; facilitation skills; project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate degree in assessment related field; administration of institutional effectiveness operations/projects at major university with undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs; planning and evaluation experience with administrative units; training as a SACSCOC reviewer for IE. 60 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 50918.40 Midpoint - $ 73839.96

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Institutional Research
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Institutional Research and Planning
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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