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Assessment Director

Posted on4/26/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVice Provost for Academic Planning
Reports in officeProvost
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateImmediately
CityMilwaukee
State/ProvinceWisconsin
InstitutionMarquette University
Institution descriptionMarquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools.
Job dutiesMarquette University, a Catholic Jesuit institution located in Milwaukee, WI, seeks an Assessment Director who will provide leadership for the full range of university assessment activities across campus as well champion the ongoing efforts to build a campus-wide culture of learning improvement. Reporting to the Vice Provost for Academic Planning, the Assessment Director will be responsible for assisting with the planning, designing, implementing, analyzing, reporting and disseminating of assessment plans for undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The Director will chair the University Assessment Committee and will be responsible for preparing periodic written assessment reports, documenting results and quality improvements, as well as leading campus-wide assessment programs. In addition, the Director will assist with disciplinary and institutional accreditation efforts as well as sit on the program review committee.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have an earned doctorate (PhD or EdD) in a relevant field; have three years of assessment experience at the university level; have demonstrated expertise assessing student learning outcomes; have knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies as well as of assessment and evaluation theories and practices. In addition, the qualified candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills; multi-tasking abilities; the ability to deal with diverse constituencies; demonstrated attention to detail; a professional attitude; the ability to maintain confidentiality; excellent listening, decision-making and consensus-building skills; effective academic administrative skills and a commitment to diversity, gender equity and the Ignatian principles that guide Jesuit education. Preference may be given to candidates who have had previous oversight for university-level assessment initiatives; are active participants in regional/ national organizations related to assessment; have teaching experience; and/ or have a record of innovative programming and creative problem solving.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsExcellent full-time benefits include health, dental, and life insurance, retirement plan and tuition remission.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.

Open until filled.

AA/EOE