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Senior Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

Application Procedure:

For more information on the Senior Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness position and to officially apply online through the HCC website, please visit In addition to the application, please also include a cover letter and resume.  Recommendation letters and college transcripts are preferred.

Questions may be directed to the Human Resources Office at 240-500-2585 or email

Job Duties

The Senior Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for leading the College in the development and implementation of institutional processes and systems that assist the College in evaluating and improving its effectiveness as a learning-centered institution.  The Senior Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness actively promotes institutional effectiveness by overseeing continuous improvement processes for campus accountability and decision-making, include, but not limited to, annual and strategic planning, student learning outcomes assessment, program/service evaluation, accreditation, governance, and internal and external reporting.

Job Qualifications

Education and experience - Master's degree in statistics, social science, educational administration, or management. Coursework and/or specialized training in planning, evaluation and research required. Six to eight years of diverse and progressively responsible experience in educational administration and management, directly related to the responsibilities of this position, with emphasis on planning, organizational efficiency and research. Familiarity with accreditation requirements and processes. Experience with Microsoft Office applications and statistical analysis software, SPSS preferred. Experience working with institutional databases in higher education environment.

Skills and abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Excellent organization and follow-through skills, as well as attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. Project management experience and ability to multi-task. Must be able to work within a team building environment and self-managed work groups. Experience with facilitating group process resulting in collaborative decision-making.

Institution Description

Hagerstown Community College is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for a Senior Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness position.

Hagerstown Community College (HCC) was founded in 1946 as Maryland’s first community college. The College serves more than 6,000 credit students and 7,000 non-credit students each year and awards associate degrees, certificates and letters of recognition.  HCC employs approximately 800 individuals each year in full and part-time positions and has been able to maintain a talented and very student-centered faculty and staff team who are dedicated to helping students stay close and go far. 

HCC is located in scenic western Maryland on a 319-acre campus. The College has experienced strong growth over the last decade and has continued to invest in upgrading facilities.  Faculty members utilize state-of-the-art teaching tools and students have the opportunity to learn in sophisticated classrooms and laboratories. 


This position is eligible for fringe benefits for full-time exempt positions, which includes but not limited to group medical insurance, group dental insurance, group vision insurance, group life insurance, annual/vacation leave, sick leave, HCC college tuition waiver, tuition assistance, and professional development.

A complete list of fringe benefits for full-time exempt positions may be reviewed through the HCC website.

Application Due Date: 2019-08-31
Job Start Date: 2019-05-29
Salary: $74582 - $85769
City: Hagerstown
State/Province/Region: MD
Institution: Hagerstown Community College
Reports To: College President
Staff # Reporting to Position: 4
Reports In Office: Planning & Institutional Effectiveness

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