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Director of Assessment Systems and University Accreditation

Application Procedure:

Details about the position description, required and preferred qualifications, and application requirements may be viewed at the following link  Review of applications begins immediately with an anticipated start date on or before November 15th.  

Job Duties

The Office of Assessment and Accreditation (OAA) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking candidates to apply for the Director of Assessment Systems and University Accreditation.  The OAA is an innovative, dynamic, centralized Office whose members provide exemplary leadership at the national, state, and local levels in student learning outcomes assessment, student success research, professional development, strategic planning, and institutional accreditation.  The University was recognized as a 2018 Excellence in Assessment Designee for its efforts to engage stakeholders in the student learning outcomes assessment process and to communicate and use results for improvement and decision-making. 


The Director of Assessment Systems and University Accreditation will serve as the technical expert for the University’s assessment management software, guiding, educating, and assisting users in documenting plan and assessment reports in the software and providing counsel about best practices in utilizing the software to help improve institutional effectiveness.  Another critical responsibility of the Director is to organize and support colleagues in preparing accreditation reports and evidence, lead a document management team for accreditation compliance, and where necessary, develop new institutional processes and procedures based upon areas of improvement.  Lastly, the Director of Assessment Systems and University Accreditation will support the evaluation of learning assessment tools and technologies such as adaptive courseware, equity-based assessment, competency-based education, prior learning assessment, formative assessment, etc.

Job Qualifications

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Also required is a minimum of three years of full-time experience at an institution of higher education, taking an active role in institutional and/or programmatic accreditation compliance and one or more of the following processes: student learning outcome planning and assessment, strategic and/or operational planning and assessment, and educational professional development.

•Proven leadership in preparing institutional and/or programmatic accreditation compliance reports and documentation
•Proficiency with assessment tools/accreditation software and websites.
•Engagement in the principles and practices of educational planning, assessment, and quality
•Ability to organize and coordinate multiple, simultaneous projects at moderate to high levels of complexity.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Excellent written and oral communication skills with a range of constituents
•Effective interpersonal skills
•Excellent collaboration and team building skills
•Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines
•Ability to utilize and leverage technology to aid in tracking and assessing stated goals and objectives.
•Ability to create data visualizations using Tableau or similar software

A doctorate and the following are preferred:

•Prior successful experience with SACSCOC 
•Prior experience with assessment management software for planning, assessment, and accreditation
•Engagement in teaching and/or facilitating workshops and trainings with faculty and staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Knowledge of strategic planning and student learning outcomes assessment processes.
•Intellectual curiosity and an ability to think outside the box.
•Knowledge of instructional design principles and methodologies.

Institution Description

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. It leverages its location in the state's largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. 



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Application Due Date: 2021-09-24
Job Start Date: 2021-11-15
Salary: $80000 - $90000
City: Charlotte
State/Province/Region: NC
Institution: UNC Charlotte
Remote Work: Position is not remote.
Reports To: Executive Director
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Office of Assessment and Accreditation

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