Director of Academic Planning and Assessment

Posted on2/12/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toExecutive Director
Reports in officeOffice of Assessment and Accreditation
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateApril 17, 2018
CityCharlotte
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
InstitutionUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte
Institution descriptionThe mission of the Office of Assessment and Accreditation is to supports the assessment, planning, accreditation and professional development needs of the University community and higher education communities around the state. This Office has four functional areas: 1) assist academic and administrative departments in planning, improving key processes and assessing performance; 2) provide support to decision makers for translating planning, outcomes, and survey analyses into strategic; 3) oversee and monitor the implementation, evaluation, and management of divisional effectiveness activities and institutional accreditation compliance; and 4) support assessment activities and promote the use of results for quality enhancement.
Job dutiesThe Director of Academic Planning and Assessment has primary responsibility to assist academic, and administrative and educational support units in the development and implementation of sound strategic and operational planning and assessment of the plans’ effectiveness. The position will provide instruction and active support in the development, coordination and maintenance of effective assessment activities. In addition, this position will support continuous improvement of academic departments in relationship to the self-examination process. This will include assisting faculty and staff in demonstrating the quality and viability of programs and services.
QualificationsMinimum Education/Experience
A master’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Also required is a minimum of three years of full-time experience at an institution of higher education facilitating academic planning, assessments, and self-studies. A doctorate is preferred.

Experience:
•Engagement with academic program assessment and working with faculty to promote model assessment practices.
•Engagement in working with faculty and staff to promote effective strategic planning and assessment practices.
•Engagement in the design, evaluation, and assessment of program performance.
•Engagement in teaching and/or facilitating workshops about strategic planning, assessment, and self-study practices.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge of the value and importance of sound and strategic planning, assessment, and self-study processes and practices.
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty and staff.
• Experience leading teams, task forces, or committees.
• Ability to translate data into usable information and transform it into formats that are consumable for decision-making purposes.
Salary range$60,000 - $80,000
Salary benefitsInformation about employee benefits can be found at this website.
Application procedureReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. You may view the recruitment posting and apply for the position at the following website.