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Director of Institutional Effectiveness

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Job Duties

The purpose of this position is to support Air University's Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education (eSchool) in fulfilling its core mission as directed by the Commander, Air University and the Commandant, Air Command and Staff College (ACSC). The incumbent directs the process of academic assessment and improvement; submits annual assessment reports as required; provides guidance to faculty and administration concerning assessment; collaborates with the Dean and Associate Dean in the design and execution of plans for maintaining regional and specialized accredited status; and assists in preparing accreditation documentation for review. The incumbent assists the Associate Dean in coordinating and overseeing the educational program review and strategic planning processes for the eSchool; advising on progress, problems, solutions and desirable changes in relation to strategic planning; and schedules and conducts meetings to present, explain and discuss educational program review and strategic planning with individuals and groups. The incumbent may hold Air University academic rank as an eSchool faculty member.

Job Qualifications

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
  • A security clearance is required
  • You may qualify for moving expenses if authorized may be covered using PCS, Recruitment or Relocation Incentive in accordance with agency policy.
  • This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. This is an Administratively Determined position in the excepted service.


The position requires skill in designing and developing evaluation materials, a broad knowledge of faculty recruitment, development, knowledge of educational program and accreditation requirements, instructional and evaluation methods, outcomes assessment procedures, competency-based learning, knowledge of research methods and ability to conduct and lead research related to educational assessment, ability to effectively lead and participate in teams to design, develop, execute,and evaluate educational programs, and knowledge of educational technology and ability to use informational technology.

Air University is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive educational environment:
  • We are dedicated to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty committed to inclusive teaching and scholarship.
  • Prospective candidates must engender a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms to enrich debate and make the institution more inclusive.
Applicants should address how they will further these goals in their cover letter.


Incumbent must possess a minimum of a Master's Degree, but it is highly desired that candidates hold an earned doctoral degree in Institutional Effectiveness, Curriculum and Instruction, or closely related field.

Institution Description

Air University is the intellectual and leadership-development center of the Air and Space 
Forces. Our mission is to educate and develop Air, Space, and Cyberspace warrior leaders in 
support of the National Defense Strategy.
Air University, with headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, is a major 
component of Air Education and Training Command and is the lead agent for Air Force 
Air University provides the full spectrum of Air Force education, encompassing pre-commissioning programs for new officers; graduate programs in specialized military 
disciplines; progressive, career-long professional military development for officer, enlisted, 
and civilian Airmen; and specialized programs for US cabinet appointees, senior executive 
service civilians, and general officers.
Air University draws on a long legacy of airpower education. The Wright brothers 
established the first US civilian flying school here in 1910. In the early 1930s, the Army Air 
Corps Tactical School moved to Montgomery, establishing Maxwell Field. 
Air University was established in 1946, and today is accredited by the Southern Association 
of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, masters, and doctor of 
philosophy degrees and professional military education certificates.


See for details.
Application Due Date: 2021-05-03
Job Start Date: 2021-06-03
Salary: $86000 - $125000
City: Montgomery
State/Province/Region: AL
Institution: Air University eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education
Reports To: Dean of Academics at the eCollege of Graduate Professional Military Education
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Assessments

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