Executive Director of Assessment & Accreditation

Posted on5/10/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVice President for Academic Affairs Dept
Reports in officeVice President for Academic Affairs Dept
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateAugust 2018
CityGrambling
State/ProvinceLouisiana
InstitutionGrambling State University
Institution descriptionGrambling State University combines the academic strengths of a major university with the benefits of a small college, a combination that enables our students to grow and learn in a serene and positive environment. We offer more than 800 courses and 47 degree programs in five colleges, including an honors college, two professional schools, a graduate school, and a Division of Continuing Education. National and local employers recruit graduates from Grambling’s excellent nursing, computer science, teacher education, and other programs.

In addition to being one of the country’s top producers of African American graduates and the top producer of Computer Information Science grads in Louisiana, Grambling is the home of the internationally renowned Tiger Marching Band and the “winningest” coach in college football, the legendary football coach Eddie Robinson, Sr., whose tenure is memorialized in a campus museum, funded and operated by the state of Louisiana. Steeped in history, with a longstanding tradition of excellence, Grambling State University continues to emphasize the value and importance of each student, exemplified by our motto: Where Everybody Is Somebody.
Job dutiesThe successful candidate will be expected to:

Monitor colleges, departments and schools with accreditation self-study reports, and supervise program compliance with local, state and federal standards

Assist Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs with submission of federal, state and institutional data reports upon requests

Provide or coordinate electronic data management system training sessions, and accreditation standards professional development workshops for faculty and staff upon request

Supervise submission and collection of quality assurance and institutional effectiveness plans, as well as reports regarding academic program completer rates

Assist Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirmation activities and reports

Supervise the collection and distribution of end-of-course evaluations, and related assessment instruments for assessing student learning outcomes

Monitor colleges, schools and departments while preparing for campus accreditation site visits

Participate in national, state, and/or regional accreditation conferences in order to remain current with various accreditation associations’ requirements

Assist the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs with planning periodic program reviews as necessary

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
QualificationsA doctorate degree from an accredited institution of higher education is required. At least five (5) years of professional experience in an administrative role at the university level is preferred but not required. The Executive Director must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; outstanding analytical skills; and a commitment to working in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Salary range$80,000 - $100,000
Salary benefitsGrambling State University maintains a varied program of employee benefits allowing you to select a level of protection and security best suited to your personal situation.
Application procedureInformation and details to apply is available on the GSU Employment website.