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Director of Academic Assessment & Program Review

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How to Apply:
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Job Duties

Wentworth Institute of Technology is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Academic Assessment and Program Review.

This will be a hybrid schedule (1-3 days per week on campus)

The Director of Academic Assessment & Program Review will be an expert leader and collaborator in the establishment of an integrated university-wide assessment process in support of continuous, data-informed improvement in teaching, learning, educational effectiveness and institutional effectiveness. The Director will be intentional in establishing a model and framework that aligns assessment results with the University’s mission, strategic plan, and fiscal processes.

Scope of Work:
· Lead a collaborative team in the establishment of a sustainable, integrated, university-wide, assessment process in support of student learning and continuous institutional improvement that aligns with NECHE accreditation requirements and the requirements of specialized accreditors.
· Consult, advise and collaborate with school deans, individual departments, and programs.
· Provide expertise and support to faculty, programs, departments and schools on developing and implementing effective assessment plans to evaluate student learning outcomes, and the analysis of assessment data to identify trends and areas for improvement.
· Assist in the establishment of regular review of student learning outcomes in both the curriculum and co-curriculum and assist the academic units in optimizing the use of evidence-rich outcomes for continuous improvement.
· Once the assessment framework is established, create documentation including an assessment timeline and handbook for faculty and for staff.
· Serve on the assessment committee and the program review committee. Attend meetings and assist in developing direction, pace and achievable goals.
· Develops and delivers periodic targeted training and professional development for faculty and staff regarding best practice in student learning assessment. Deliver and/or facilitate quarterly or monthly campus-wide trainings and be available for virtual, individual appointments.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education Required Master's degree
Preferred Education Terminal degree
Minimum Work Experience Required College Level Teaching Experience Preferred
Preferred Work Experience
Minimum Knowledge Required Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations.
Preferred Knowledge Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications
    • Master’s degree required
    • Demonstrated success managing and leading academic assessment activities at the institutional, departmental, and/or program levels.
    • Conversant with best practices in the development and assessment of institutional effectiveness and student learning outcomes.
    • Experience with institutional and specialized accreditation.
    • Experience working with faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
    • Strong interpersonal and collaborative communication ability, both written and verbal.
    • Ability to provide effective training.

Advertised Preferred Qualifications
NECHE experience desired
Terminal degree preferred
College level teaching experience preferred.

Institution Description

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a technology university in Boston with five schools focused on Engineering, Computing, Design and Management.


Application Due Date: 2023-06-12
Job Start Date: 2023-04-11
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Boston
State/Province/Region: MA
Institution: Wentworth Institute of Technology
Reports To: Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness & Planning
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Provost's Office

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