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Assistant Director for Assessment

Application Procedure:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application https://stevens.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hoboken-NJ---Main-Campus/Assistant-Director-for-Assessment_RQ24933

Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application.

Job Duties

  • Work closely with faculty and academic administrators to develop assessment initiatives, and implement comprehensive approaches to assess educational units and student learning outcomes of academic programs.
  • Manage Stevens’ course evaluation system (AEFIS), configure required student and faculty survey forms every semester, and generate reports to support the assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Coordinate the phased implementation of other solutions in AEFIS for accreditation reporting and strategic planning.
  • Collaborate with academic units to identify assessment needs, develop data collection strategies, and report assessment results to support curricular and institutional improvement while fulfilling reporting requirements.
  • Participate in the implementation and improvement of ongoing institutional assessment plans and processes in areas critical to Stevens’ mission.
  • Assist with the institutional re-accreditation efforts, and fully understand the standards and requirements of regional and professional accreditations (Middle States, ABET, AACSB, etc.).
  • Serve as a critical member on the Stevens Middle States accreditation steering committee.
  • Serve as the primary contact for IR&E to interpret qualitative and quantitative data within the framework of accreditation and assessment, and recommend process improvements to support the culture of assessment.
  • Promote internal and external communication of assessment results including reports needed for accreditation. Analyze and prepare summary reports on institutional surveys of student learning and satisfaction measures such as National Study of Student Engagement, Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory, Princeton Review Student Survey and others.
  • Provide training and consultation to faculty and staff in the design, implementation and documentation of effective assessment strategies and activities.
  • Maintain the documentation and recordkeeping of all assessment materials and reports. Develop and manage the assessment content on the IR&E office webpage.
  • Support the Stevens ongoing efforts related to data warehousing and reporting, with a focus on the institution's ability to provide data and information relevant to assessment, evaluation, and institutional effectiveness efforts.
  • Represent Stevens at professional meetings and other professional groups related to assessment.
  • Perform other duties and manage other special projects as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Master's degree in educational assessment, research and measurement, social sciences, or other related disciplines. Alternatively, a bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum of three years of experience directly related to educational research and assessment.
  • A minimum of one to two years of demonstrated experience in higher education including student learning outcomes assessment, accreditation, and/or institutional research.
  • Demonstrated experience with quantitative and qualitative methods and practices in higher education.
  • Prior experience conducting survey research and report writing.
  • Highly developed technical skills, including experience with survey systems, statistical methodology, and data visualization tools.
  • Ability to collect, analyze and present data in a cohesive manner.
  • Knowledge of the Middle States accreditation requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of AEFIS and Canvas learning management system preferred.
  • Excellent writing, oral and presentation communication skills.
  • Ability to complete projects on time and manage multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and to respond effectively to pressure and stress.
  • In addition, the successful candidate must have a passion for excellent customer service, be flexible in nature, and have sound judgment with an open and collaborative style that encourages teamwork and cooperation with culturally diverse populations.

Institution Description

Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, New Jersey, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Our mission is to inspire, nurture and educate leaders in tomorrow’s technology-centric environment while contributing to the solutions of the most challenging problems of our time.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits

Among the things that make Stevens a great place to work is the university's commitment to providing a competitive staff total rewards program. Please see details here: https://www.stevens.edu/directory/division-human-resources/total-rewards
Application Due Date: 2021-10-29
Job Start Date: 2021-12-06
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Hoboken
State/Province/Region: NJ
Institution: Stevens Institute of Technology
Reports To: Executive Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Effectiveness

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