The Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment and Accreditation is responsible for the successful formulation and implementation of systematic and timely institutional effectiveness (IE) planning and reporting for the college and leads the college in all aspects of departmental and organizational assessment and evaluation, and coordination of regional accreditation activities. Measures organizational and departmental progress toward the achievement of institutional mission, strategic initiatives, and intended outcomes using the most current and effective evaluation and assessment methodologies and techniques. Communicates findings and recommendations for action in a clear and timely manner so as to facilitate continuous, informed decision-making throughout the organization. Supervises the Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment staff.
1. Provides leadership for the college's institutional effectiveness planning and reporting processes in accordance with regional accreditation and quality standards.
2. Coordinates all organizational assessment and evaluation activities.
3. Works collaboratively with faculty and staff in the development, design and implementation of assessment and program evaluation plans for department, program, and institutional initiatives.
4. Coordinates all regional accreditation activities, including ongoing notifications and reporting, 10-year and 5th-year reviews and related site visits, development of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), and tracking and reporting all Substantive Changes to Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
5. Analyzes and interprets institutional and environmental data and performance measurements to aid college staff in planning and data-based decision-making.
6. Tracks and assesses the results of institutional and academic initiatives for purpose of enhancing student success and achievement.
7. Meets regularly with institutional researchers, planners and content experts to validate findings and suggest new directions for program assessment or evaluation.
8. Formulates analytical summaries, findings and recommendations for action and further evaluation or assessment.
9. Measures organizational and departmental progress toward the achievement of institutional mission, strategic initiatives, and intended outcomes.
10. Coordinates with the Associate Dean of Curriculum and Student Learning in the Academic Affairs division on assessment activities related to student learning outcomes.
11. Coordinates with the Vice President for Information Services, Planning, Performance and Strategic Initiatives and the Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services to integrate strategic planning, development of the comprehensive operational plan, and budget development with IE planning.
12. Serves on the Planning and Development Council.
13. Recommends for hire, supervises, trains, assigns schedules, and evaluates Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment staff.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Master's Degree in Statistics, Education, or a related field required; Doctorate Degree preferred.
2. At least five (5) years of experience in a higher education institution with some experience in program evaluation, departmental evaluation or student outcomes assessment in an academic setting required.
3. Experience in institutional research, statistical analysis, programmatic evaluation or institutional effectiveness planning, preferred.
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