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Director of Assessment and Accreditation

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Job Duties

The Director of Assessment and Accreditation is the administrator of the Office of Assessment and has primary responsibility for assuring that the College assessment program is of the highest possible quality.  The director is responsible for overall planning, budgeting, and organizing campus-wide assessment.  The director serves as institutional liaison for the Higher Learning Commission accreditation process.  The Director is directly responsible for institutional assessment, research, reporting, and supporting the accreditation process.  Will provide assistance to academic and nonacademic units in the development and assessment of program outcomes, and provide relevant, timely, and accurate information to the administration and faculty in support of the program review, planning, budgeting, and decision-making process at the College.  Will facilitate campus-wide trainings, workshops, and assessment clinics for continuous improvement in institutional quality and institutional effectiveness, and provide leadership for the collection, analysis, and reporting for a variety of internal and external constituencies, including IPEDS and the Nebraska State College System Board of Trustees.  The Director will be the HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Job Qualifications

This position requires a Master's degree in Educational Research, Instructional and/or Curriculum Design, Assessment, Institutional Effectiveness or related field.  Three to five years of experience in quantitative and qualitative research designs, statistical analysis, reporting, and/or regional/professional accreditation required.  Must possess excellent computer skills and data analysis software knowledge such as SPSS, SAS, Excel, and Access. 

Doctorate degree preferred.  Experience with PeopleSoft student information system preferred.

Institution Description

Peru State College’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” a member of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, is nestled in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska on the Missouri River. The College offers a mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. Nebraska’s first college, established in 1867 as a teacher training school with one building and 60 students, has transformed over the past century and a half into a state-of-the-art institution offering diverse, multifaceted educational programs to around 2,400 students. Peru State College has long been a wellspring of leadership, an invaluable resource for communities and businesses, and a source of accomplished graduates known for their excellent education and professional competence. The College has enjoyed considerable support from the State of Nebraska, with more than $75 million of campus renovation projects funded over the last fifteen years. While we serve students around the globe, Peru State retains a special commitment to serve the residents and needs of the southeast Nebraska community through education, research and public service programs.

Mission: Peru State College provides students of all backgrounds access to engaging educational experiences to strengthen and enrich communities, Nebraska and the world.

Vision: Peru State College will be renowned for transforming student lives through personal and engaging educational experiences.

Values: Peru State College lives its mission and vision through engagement in the classroom, engagement across campus, and engagement in the region and beyond while valuing: Pride, Excellence, Resilience, Unity


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Application Due Date: 2021-05-01
Job Start Date: 2021-06-01
Salary: $80000 - $80000
City: Peru
State/Province/Region: NE
Institution: Peru State College
Reports To: Vice President of Academic Affairs
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Assessment

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