Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment Officer

Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment Officer
Volunteer State Community College

Position Summary: The Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment (IEA) Officer is the administrator responsible for integrated planning, organizing, and coordinating of activities required for campus-wide assessment and institutional effectiveness. The IEA Officer provides creative and innovative leadership for the creation of a culture in which assessment and continuous quality improvement are integrated, understood, and practiced in ways consistent with the College mission, values and vision. The IEA Officer provides leadership and expertise in the implementation of institutional effectiveness processes, creation and use of assessment outcomes, and integration of benchmarking tools into the IEA functions of the institution.

Duties and Responsibilities: Serve on SACSCOC Committee, attend SACSCOC conferences and workshops, and maintain advanced knowledge of SACSCOC accreditation policies for standards relating to institutional effectiveness and student achievement. Provides support to the strategic planning process and assessment activities. Provide leadership in the implementation of the College's institutional effectiveness processes. Collaborate with college administration, faculty, and staff to ensure that institutional effectiveness plans include accessible, measurable, and appropriate data, are consistently implemented and reported that lead to continuous improvement. Implement and advance academic standards of assessment in partnership with Academic Affairs through annual program reviews, assessments and rubrics, training and guidance on assessment best practices, and assessment reporting processes. Research, identify, and provide information on potential assessment and outcome measures, and benchmarking tools. Provides feedback on department (academic and administrative) assessment plans and reports. In collaboration with the Office of Academic Affairs, coordinates both annual and three-year Academic Program Review processes for academic departments. Compile and maintain assessment plans and reports for academic and administrative departments Lead, manage, and maintain activities related to assessment data collection (ex. ETS, Exit Exam, SLOs), analysis, reporting and data archiving required for institutional effectiveness, assessment, accreditation, and regulatory requirements. Gather data, prepare written analysis, and ensure timely reporting of Quality Assurance Funding Reports. Provide professional development of faculty and staff in the area of institutional effectiveness and assessment. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Business, Education, Assessment, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution. Four years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with institutional effectiveness, assessment, and rubric software. Four years of increasing responsible experience in collection, analysis, and presentation of assessment data, institutional effectiveness, and strategic planning in a higher education institution.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Work Characteristics: Must possess excellent problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal communication, and project management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Demonstrated proficiency in software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, and Outlook.

Pay Rate: 48,370.00 - 60,460.00 annual salary depending on experience

Open until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

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