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Associate Director of Assessment

Application Procedure:

Please submit the following documents:

Send a cover letter, detailed resume/CV, contact information for three professional references, and a 1–2 page writing sample describing (a) your experience with assessment measures, (b) technology to collect and analyze data, and (c) simultaneously managing multiple tasks to

Job Duties

The Associate Director of Assessment will work with the Director on projects of the Office of Assessment, all of which have an overriding goal of the improvement of student learning at Kansas State University. Administer surveys, prepare reports, disseminate results, and collaboratively provide professional development on assessment technologies. Assist in the supervision of student and graduate employees. Manage the oversight of the website. Works in partnership to enhance institutional effectiveness activities as approved by the Director of Assessment.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree
  • Five or more years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate/Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Strong knowledge and skills of research methods, statistical procedures, data analysis and reporting, and statistical and reporting software (e.g., SPSS, EXCEL, R, Rasch Item Analysis, PowerBI).
  • Ability to apply yourself to multiple tasks simultaneously within a team-oriented approach.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
  • The ability to organize and manage large scale on-going survey projects.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Conceptual abilities and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, both the theory and practical application of assessment of student learning in a college or university setting.
  • Familiarity with accreditation criteria and standards.
  • Experience with creating and delivering workshops.
  • A strong background in survey instrument design and research

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Institution Description

Kansas State University employees take pride in making a difference in nearly 22,000 lives at the nation's first operational land-grant university. In fact, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities recently designated K-State as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University. As the Princeton Review's No. 4 university in the nation for quality of life, K-State also takes pride in its employees. K-State was also named one of America's Best-in-State Employers (Forbes, 2019). Beyond offering an unmatched sense of community and inclusiveness, K-State provides employees with a variety of benefits, including health care, retirement options, discounted event tickets and much more.

Of course, our employees also are members of the Manhattan community,'s #16 place to live in the nation, featuring eclectic restaurants, a treasure trove of shopping and, of course, plenty of purple.


Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:
Application Due Date: 2023-06-09
Job Start Date: 2023-08-07
Salary: $59199 - $94728
City: Manhattan
State/Province/Region: KS
Institution: Kansas State University
Reports To: Director of Assessment
Staff # Reporting to Position: 2
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Assessment

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