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Assistant Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply at our website  You may also mail your application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 25, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943. 


Hampden-Sydney is one of three liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is “to form good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications for this position from historically underrepresented groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.


Job Duties

Hampden-Sydney College is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Director of Institutional Effectiveness. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the College mission in three key areas: 1) institutional research, 2) institutional accreditation, and 3) academic and non-academic assessment.   Position available January 2, 2024.

  • Institutional Research: Assistant Director will aid in data management processes; assist in the development of reports and other documents to inform college planning and decision making; and answer various institutional, agency, state and federal reports, questionnaires, and surveys. A primary focus of this position is to coordinate and prepare institutional data required for reporting, both internal and external, and to assure integrity of the College data infrastructure and data warehousing.
  • Institutional Accreditation: The Assistant Director will support the College’s institutional accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). As applicable, the Assistant Director will support the 10-year Compliance Certification and Fifth-Year Reports by providing data to support arguments for compliance, writing and reviewing narratives, and completing other tasks as determined by the Director of Institutional Effectiveness.
  • Academic and Non-Academic Assessment: The Assistant Director will provide feedback on academic and non-academic assessments to help facilitate a culture of continuous evaluation and improvement at the College. Particularly, the Assistant Director and reporting coordinator will help academic and non-academic units integrate data into their annual assessment reporting—in alignment with institutional goals and planning.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree strongly preferred. At least two years of experience in reporting, data analysis, or related field. Experience with the Jenzabar/InfoMaker platform is strongly preferred. The qualified candidate must have a strong understanding of the complexities of data management and transformation of databases/data analysis techniques, and experience with quantitative analysis. Experience in analyzing higher education data in an institutional research or related setting preferred. Experience in institutional and/or specialized accreditation reviews with experience with SACSCOC accreditation strongly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel. Must have strong analytical skills, strong writing skills, a sharp memory, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. Must have demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple tasks and to work effectively with a variety of people within and outside the College.

Institution Description

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1000 students. Founded in 1775, it is the tenth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Our beautiful 1300-acre campus includes hiking/biking trails, a Frisbee golf course and an adventure high ropes and zip line course. The campus is less than 7 miles from downtown Farmville, which includes a historic walkable downtown with a local brewery, art and craft galleries, restaurants, and a rails-to-trail state park that extends over 15 miles in each direction from town. Five additional state parks are located within 30 miles and offer camping, fishing, hiking, boating, swimming, and horseback riding. Farmville is also home to Longwood University and the Moton Museum, which is listed on the US Civil Rights Trail. Farmville is located 65 miles west of Richmond, 50 miles east of Lynchburg, and 75 miles south of Charlottesville, providing abundant opportunities for cultural and artistic resources, field trips, and employment opportunities for partners.


Hampden-Sydney College offers a complete package of benefits and programs to help simplify and enrich your life.
  • Generous paid time off including vacation and sick leave
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance and long-term disability
  • Flexible and Health Savings Accounts
  • Supplemental Insurance options
  • 403(B) retirement plan with a 9% of salary employer contribution
  • Education benefits for dependent children, spouses and employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
Application Due Date: 2023-10-15
Job Start Date: 2024-01-02
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Hampden Sydney
State/Province/Region: VA
Institution: Hampden-Sydney College
Reports To: Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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