Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research
university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working
together as one university.
Reporting to the Chief of Staff to the Vice
Provost for Student Affairs (VPSA), theAssociate Director for
Student Affairs Assessment(AD)is a key leader and
collaborator across all departments in Student Affairs. The AD, in
partnership with senior leadership and department directors,
provides expertise and drives the coordination and implementation
of divisional and departmental assessment activities focused on
program and project evaluation, student co-curricular learning,
student satisfaction, and student needs. The AD coordinates annual
assessment plan development and reporting with the departments and
serves as consultant to departments with analysis and reporting of
assessment results. The AD develops and convenes an Assessment
Committee representing departments across the division and develops
and oversees regular assessment training for staff in Student
Affairs. The AD provides leadership for advancing the strategic
focus on student development as outlined in our Aspirations for
Specific Duties &
Works with senior leadership in Student
Affairs to clearly articulate a vision for assessment across the
Aligns assessment strategy with divisional
strategic objectives and goals.
Develop and monitor key performance metrics
used to assess divisional programmatic and operational goals,
disseminating them via dashboard, infographics, and other data
Develop a systematic process of gathering
and using assessment data to improve programs and services in
support of student learning and development.
Establish and lead Assessment Committee to
collaborate on and manage all phases of assessment for Student
Oversees the development and execution of a
program review process for departments.
Advises departments on planning and
implementing departmental assessment activities, including
consultation on data collection, data analysis, reporting of
assessment outcomes, and using results to improve programs and
Prepares an annual assessment report to
summarize findings across the division.
Conducts regular workshops and training on
assessment for divisional staff.
Holds regular consultation drop-in sessions
for divisional offices.
Works with the Assessment Committee and the
office of Undergraduate Analytics to develop an efficient system
for planning and administering student surveys so as to minimize
survey fatigue and maximize the collection of actionable
Partners with IT and undergraduate analytics
staff on tools for data collection.
Administrator for AEFIS and Campus Labs
Participate in and present findings and
implications for practice at campus, regional, and national
meetings and conferences.
Special Knowledge, Skills, &
Knowledge of learner-centered
Knowledge of Student Affairs functional
areas/departments and student development theory.
Awareness of challenges in fostering a
culture of assessment.
Knowledge of basic and moderately advanced
Knowledge of qualitative data
Ability to work effectively with diverse
groups of students, faculty, and staff.
High level of administrative and
communication skills required.
Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and
Flexibility and ability to manage multiple
Ability to prioritize conflicting
Ability to work independently as well as
collaboratively with stakeholders.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to
apply tact and good judgment in dealing with all levels of
university staff, administrators, faculty, and
Politically aware and able to maintain
The Johns Hopkins University was America’s
first research university, founded for the express purpose of
expanding knowledge and putting that knowledge to work for the good
of humanity. Today, Johns Hopkins has approximately 6,500 faculty,
6,200 undergraduate students, and 17,600 graduate students across
230-degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral
levels. JHU has multiple campuses in Baltimore and campuses serving
graduate students in DC, Italy, and China. Johns Hopkins stands
alone among top research universities in its extraordinary
commitment of attention and resources to ensuring student success
and particularly those from first-generation or limited income
(FLI) backgrounds, making bold, sustained, and dramatic investments
in the student experience over the last 15 years.
Student Affairs at JHU
Student Affairs on the Homewood campus is
made up of 23 departments ranging from Residential Life, Dining,
Athletics and Campus Recreation to Student Engagement, Student
Conduct, Student Transitions and Family Programs, Center for
Student Success, Center for Social Concern, and University Student
Services administrative units like Human Resources, IT, and
Student Affairs at Johns Hopkins educates
beyond the classrooms, helping students to deepen their
self-awareness, develop relationships, nurture inclusion, and find
fulfillment in the collegiate experience to ensure lifelong success
and meaningful contributions to our global community. Our culture
is defined by our commitment to the “Aspirations for Student Learning,” which play a
critical role in helping us fulfill our mission. We challenge,
encourage, and support students to,
Live with curiosity.
Engage in meaningful
Grow in confidence.
Student Affairs enjoys a close relationship
with Academic Affairs at JHU, and with shared responsibility for
delivering on one of the University’s highest priorities: ensuring
that highly talented students from a wide range of backgrounds,
regardless of their ability to pay, thrive during and after their
time at JHU. We work closely with our colleagues in Student Health
and Well-Being, Academic Affairs, Integrated Learning and Life
Design, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to ensure
students can take full advantage of all that JHU has to
Our team is seeking student-centered,
success-oriented professionals who want to make a difference in
students’ lives. Ideal candidates in Student Affairs are curious,
solution-seeking, have a can-do attitude, and are committed to the
dignity and equity of all persons. If you enjoy student-centered
work, work focused on building relationships and fostering
community, that is rarely the same day-to-day, engaging with both
college students and colleagues in-person as well as virtually, and
have an entrepreneurial spirit, we want you to join us!
Hopkins Student Affairs Statement on
Inclusion, Community, and Excellence
At Johns Hopkins we strive to be a model of
a pluralistic society in which we acknowledge, embrace, and engage
diverse identities, perspectives, and experiences. We seek to build
and buttress an inclusive intellectual and physical environment to
ensure that all members of our community know with certainty that
they belong at Johns Hopkins, and we aspire to equitably share the
benefits and burdens of dismantling persistent systemic barriers to
individual and communal success.
Hopkins Student Affairs is committed to
fostering a welcoming and inclusive community for students,
faculty, and staff of all backgrounds.
We believe that diversity is inherent to
excellence and that the broad diversity of talents, cultures,
identities, and experiences of our community members are core to
our ability to deliver exceptional student development and learning
We strive to support a student experience
where academic, leadership, and community engagement opportunities
spur discovery and learning; encourage a respect for and valuing of
the perspectives of others; and foster a sense of belonging and
connection across our student, broader university, and Baltimore
We strive to create a learning environment
where our students feel invited to learn from and contribute to the
learning of others through the sharing and honoring of each other’s
perspectives, identities, cultures, talents, and
Hopkins Student Affairs seeks to hire, and
support the professional development of, colleagues who: are
equity-minded; demonstrate a commitment to inclusion; share a keen
understanding of the importance of our identity as a diverse
community of learners; are poised to contribute to our efforts to
support student learning and offer robust leadership development
and community engagement opportunities; and can contribute to our
efforts to foster student connection and a sense of belonging
across our university.
Master’s Degree required. Degrees in the
social sciences, higher education administration, student
personnel, counseling services, or other related field
Six years’ experience in education or
related setting, with direct experience in outcomes assessment and
related activities within higher education.
A clear focus on the use of assessment to
enhance the co-curricular experience.
Experience assessing student learning
outcomes and creating key performance indicators.
Experience facilitating workshops and
trainings on assessment topics.
Classified Title: Assessment &
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Associate Director for Student
Starting Salary Range: Min $55,200 - Max $96,600 ($75,000 targeted;
Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus
Department name: Student Affairs
Personnel area: University Student Services
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s
good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may
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The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,
laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving
community contact requires documentation of immune status against
Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella
(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the
Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include
documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella
vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory
testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are
ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for
those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization
documentation from their own health care providers. Any
vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost
in our Occupational Health office.
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