Associate Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Posted on4/26/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Research and Assessment
Reports in officeInstitutional Research and Assessment
Application due dateASAP
Job start dateSummer 2018
CityNorthfield
State/ProvinceMinnesota
InstitutionCarleton College
Institution descriptionCarleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers an interesting alternative to working in corporate America. A place with small town charm with big city opportunity. If you are looking for a stimulating environment to work, take a closer look at this opportunity today.
Job dutiesThe Associate Director of Institutional Research and Assessment (IRA) at Carleton College will have primary responsibility for the assessment functions supported by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, while sharing in the other responsibilities of the Office. This position is also responsible for providing support for institutional research and effectiveness and assessment activities for all areas of the College.

The Associate Director will provide a leadership role in coordinating, developing, and facilitating Carleton’s programs of student education assessment. This will involve close collaboration with other IRA staff, as well as with senior staff, educational programs, department and support center directors, faculty members, trustees, and outside organizations to design formative and summative assessment and evaluation strategies and specific projects.

IRA works closely with the Dean of the College office, which has ultimate oversight for academic assessment. Nationally-recognized work in the assessment of student learning has been developed using research based on writing portfolio analysis, primarily to assess writing skills, but also to understand other aspects of student learning and teaching pedagogies.

This is a regular full-time, 12-month, (1.0 FTE) benefit eligible position. Start Date: Summer 2018

Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
QualificationsThe successful candidate possess a master’s degree in educational research, social sciences, or a related field and have three to five years of experience in the area of educational assessment, specifically at the undergraduate level. Also has demonstrated experience in survey design, administration, and analysis. Preferred: A Ph.D. in a related field and experience with online survey administration software, especially Qualtrics.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsWhat Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.
Application procedureApplications received by May 14, 2018 will receive preferred consideration. We accept only online applications. For more specific information about the position and how to apply visit our website.