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Assistant VP of Institutional Effectiveness

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Job Duties


The AVPIE reports directly to the President and works in close collaboration with the Provost and Academic Leadership. The AVPIE provides leadership and oversight in the areas of institutional effectiveness, institutional research, , and outcomes assessment.. The AVPIE serves on the Executive Council.

      Essential Functions & Responsibilities

      • Advocates for data-driving decision making across all University departments including assessment and continuous improvement processes.
      • Develops, directs, facilitates, and monitors systems and processes for institution-wide assessment and continuous improvement strategies, related to demonstrating the accomplishment of University Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Core Themes (Mission Fulfillment Goals) 
      • Directs and facilitates the systematic collection, analysis, and reporting of assessment data gathered through university-wide surveys of students, alumni, faculty, Board of Trustees, and other internal and external stakeholders.
      • Advises and collaborates with University administrators and academic leadership on institutional improvement opportunities based upon findings derived from assessment data.
      • Under the direction of the President, participates in institutional planning by assisting with the effective development, implementation, and documentation of the comprehensive strategic plan.
      • Collaborates with the NWCCU Accreditation Liaison Officer to support and demonstrate the University’s compliance with institutional accreditation.
      • Collaborates with the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs to support academic and programmatic assessment. 
      • Directs data collection and completion of standard federal reports including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).
      • Provides leadership towards the development and implementation of equity-minded assessment practices and student achievement to help remediate identified equity gaps.
      • Provides leadership and vision towards establishing and supporting University and Presidential Strategic Initiatives.
      • Integrates assessment activities and results with accreditation processes, disseminates obtained information among University constituents and stakeholders, and sponsor assessment and continuous improvement support activities. 
      • Promotes fiscal viability through strategic use of financial resources in the development, administration, and financial accountability of the Institutional Effectiveness budget. 
      • Oversees the recruitment, selection, and evaluation of departmental personnel. 

      Job Qualifications

      Working Requirements & Conditions


      An earned doctorate specializing in education, psychology, or another related field is preferred. A Master’s degree is required. 

      Required Knowledge:

      Effectiveness, Assessment, Research, Communication, Leadership, Project Management, Analytics, Data Visualization

      Experience Preferred:

      5 years experience in institutional effectiveness, institutional research, planning and assessment, accreditation, institutional strategic planning, and grant writing


      Institution Description


      Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) is a rapidly growing, regionally accredited, graduate healthcare institution located in beautiful Provo, Utah with easy access to hiking trails, world-renowned ski resorts, national parks, zip lines, and more. Our employees and students embody the statement “Advancing Knowledge, Advancing Healthcare Advancing You”. At RMU, we believe all employees should have the opportunity to not only grow as a professional but also as an individual. We invite you to join our community and become your best self. In doing so, you will also be furthering our mission to advance healthcare & develop leaders. 


      The Mission of RMUoHP is to educate current and future healthcare professionals for outcomes-oriented, evidence-based practice. The University demonstrates mission fulfillment through the quality of its education and the success of its students in academic programs that develop leaders skilled in clinical inquiry and prepared to effect healthcare change.

      RMUoHP values being Learning-Centered, Authentic, Collaborative, Evidence-Based, Service-Oriented, Inclusive, and Trustworthy. These core values contribute to our unique university culture.



      RMUoHP offers a competitive benefits package for full-time employees that includes, but is not limited to:

      ·        Paid Time Off (per year)

      o  14 holidays, 12 sick days, long winter break in December, 1 floating holiday (your day of choice), 1 floating Cultural & Diversity Appreciation Day, 1 floating day of service, vacation accruals for administrative positions (10-30 days based on job level & years of service), time off between semesters for faculty, random holiday extensions given by President, vacation and sick time carryover

      ·        Personal / Physical Growth

      o  80% covered healthcare and dental premiums, accommodating leave for new parents, free 24/7 BetterHelp counseling sessions via chat/phone/video, insurance reimbursement for existing spouse/partner’s policy, donated sick time program for medical/life emergencies

      ·        Financial Gain

      o  HSA matching program – up to $100 per paycheck, 401(k) matching program with immediate 100% vesting at eligibility date, free retirement planning & financial advisement

      ·        Professional / Educational Advancement

      o  Tuition reimbursement up to $3000 per year at other institutions, employee tuition discount starting at 75% discount upon 1 year of service for RMU courses, RMU tuition scholarship for relatives, allocations for professional development, 100% covered BLS classes

      ·        Work Environment Development

      o  Flexibility, work/life balance, growth & development opportunities, networking opportunities through monthly activities/workshops/events, service opportunities, employee recognition & awards program


      Job Type: Full Time

      Location: On-campus

      Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

      Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Furthermore, RMUoHP understands the importance of being inclusive as it is one of the University’s Core Values. By honoring our differences and similarities, we strengthen institutional and community connections. For these reasons, the University is especially interested in and strongly encourages qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our academic community to apply.

      Application Due Date: 2022-10-31
      Job Start Date: 2022-08-23
      Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
      City: Provo
      State/Province/Region: UT
      Institution: Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
      Reports To: Position reports to the President of the University
      Staff # Reporting to Position: 3
      Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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