Assistant Director of Assessment

Posted on1/9/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toLaura Crawley
Reports in officeCenter for Teaching and Learning
Application due date2/12/2018
Job start date4/1/2018
CityAthens
State/ProvinceGeorgia
InstitutionUniversity of Georgia
Institution descriptionUGA, a land-grant/sea-grant university, is the largest and most comprehensive educational institution in Georgia. The University enrolls 38,000 students, and is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta. The University of Georgia is ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of America’s Best Colleges. Academic programs reside in 16 schools and colleges.
Athens is located in an area of great natural beauty, and the campus and community offer many cultural and recreational opportunities. Additional information about The University of Georgia and the Center for Teaching and Learning is available at http://www.uga.edu/ and http://www.ctl.uga.edu/
Job dutiesReporting to the Director of the CTL, the Assistant Director of Assessment will engage in two central domains of activity: 1) Coordinate and provide training, support, and consulting for those engaging in student learning outcomes (SLO) assessment at UGA and 2) Perform SLO assessment (including data collection, analysis, and reporting) for institution-level projects that require such assessment (these projects currently include General Education and UGA’s SACSCOC Quality Enhancement Plan). In addition, this person will work collaboratively with the Office of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness and the Office of the Vice President for Instruction; support the administration of assessment tools; and prepare and present reports to staff, faculty, and administration.
QualificationsMinimum Required Qualifications

The required qualifications for the successful candidate for this Assistant Director of Assessment position are

• an earned Ph.D. in Educational Assessment and Evaluation, Higher Education Administration, Institutional Effectiveness, Educational Psychology, or a closely related field by the end of the spring 2018 semester;

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate for this position include the following:

• one year of experience working in higher education in the general areas of assessment and evaluation;
• a broad knowledge of SLO assessment;
• one-year experience training faculty and staff to perform SLO assessment;
• the ability to use software often employed for SLO assessment (such as Qualtrics, NVIVO, and/or SPSS);
• demonstrated commitment to accuracy, details, and deadlines; and
• evidence of excellent written, oral, and/or visual communication skills.
• broad understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods used to assess student learning outcomes;
• general understanding of SACSCOC or other related accreditation bodies; and
• one-year experience working in a large, public R-1 university setting.
Salary range$60,000 - $80,000
Salary benefitsThe position comes with full benefits for full-time employees including health benefits and retirement (optional retirement or teacher retirement system).
Application procedureThose wishing to apply for this position should visit our website. This web page contains the full job description as well as an “Apply for this Job” link. The documents required for an application are a CV/resume, cover letter, and a list of three references. For full consideration, please apply by 8:00 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018.