Manager of Assessment-College for Financial Planning

Posted on7/31/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAcademix Affairs Manager
Reports in officeCollege for Financial Planning
Application due dateImmediate
Job start dateASAP
InstitutionCollege For Financial Planning
Institution descriptionThe College’s mission is to be the education provider of choice for working adults in the financial services industry by enabling student learning through advanced education programs and quality support services.

Our typical student will offer financial counseling and related services, or implement financial recommendations pertaining to Insurance, Investments, Tax, Retirement, and/or Estate planning.

The College provides learning opportunities to people in all geographic areas through comprehensive programs of study that lead to licensing or certification through individual courses, graduate-level study, and continuing professional development. Learning methods include independent study, blended and mentored study, and classroom instruction, as well as seminars, workshops, and conferences.
Job dutiesThe Assessment Manager oversees the College’s assessment processes, including program learning outcome assessment, program reviews, designation and certification examination item evaluation, instructor evaluations, and student and alumni surveys. The Assessment Manager, as head of the Assessment Committee, is also responsible for working with faculty and other College stakeholders to develop assessment strategies to meet the College’s goals. The Assessment Manager works with the Research Analyst to meet state and accreditor reporting requirements and conduct institutional research projects, including enrollment forecasting, student success modeling, and program evaluation.
Master’s degree in social science, education, evaluation, or statistics from a regionally-accredited institution required; doctoral degree preferred

At least two (2) years of experience in an institutional research role, including experience in developing and managing academic assessment processes, conducting statistical analyses, designing and conducting institutional research, and interpreting data and results for stakeholders to support data-driven decision-making. Experience in regulatory reporting and accreditation processes is strongly preferred.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:
• Statistical analysis, including chi-square, t – tests, analysis of variance (ANOVA), and ordinary least squares and logistic regression. Knowledge of factor analysis and item response theory (IRT) strongly preferred.
• Proficiency with SPSS (required), Microsoft Excel (required), and R (preferred)
• Research design, particularly survey methodology
• Data interpretation, visualization, and reporting
• Student learning assessment
• Data cleaning and data quality control
• Project management
• Familiarity with regional accreditation requirements and processes; knowledge specific to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) preferred
• Knowledge of issues affecting higher education, particularly for-profit higher education
Salary range$60,000 - $80,000
Salary benefitsTo be discussed during interview
Application procedurePlease send qualified resumes to