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Director of Assessment and Accreditation

St. John's University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 24, 2024

Director of Assessment and Accreditation

St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

Title: Director of Assessment and Accreditation

Administrative Structure

The individual is an administrator in the Office of the Dean, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and will report to the Executive Director of Assessment.

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Assessment and Accreditation, this position will direct assessment efforts and manage day-to-day operations in the College's Office of Assessment and Accreditation. This person will also collaborate and support programmatic accreditation. The Director for Assessment and Accreditation is responsible for design, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of college and program assessment.


  • Direct the daily operations of the Office of Assessment

  • Coordinates the collection, and analysis of data related to the continuous quality improvement and assessment cycle of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

  • Prepare high-impact and influential assessment reports to drive improvement

  • Design surveys and perform quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis i.e.curriculum and program effectiveness, student success, learning outcomes

  • Direct and coordinate on-going efforts to improve assessment data gathering, reporting and the wider use of college assessment management and data tools to support college planning, evaluation, operations and decision-making

  • Partner with faculty in the design and execution of surveys and other evaluation instruments for use in faculty-led assessment initiatives and effectiveness evaluation projects

  • Collaborate with departments and academic programs in planning and conducting assessments of student learning, goals and outcomes for both internal and external purposes

  • Provide needed assistance to related committees and directors, with the planning and coordination of data for accreditation reporting and continuous improvement of academic programs

  • Prepare and present high-impact and influential assessment reports

  • Direct the operations and maintenance of all assessment-related software and data systems

  • Assist the Executive Director of Assessment in assessment and accreditation efforts for all academic programs within the college

  • Promoting an college-wide culture of assessment

  • Manage and supervise graduate assistants and graduate student workers in the Office of Assessment and Accreditation.

  • Facilitate the Office of Assessment's ongoing research and publishing

  • Assist and train administrative staff in the use of University data systems, data analysis software and analysis.

  • Member of college/university committees as appointed

  • Some evening and weekend work may be required for special programs and events

  • Special projects as assigned by the Dean or their designee(s)

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Graduate degree in relevant field (i.e. data science, data analytics, curriculum or instructional design, applied mathematics, statistics, or other relevant area

  • Minimum 5-7 years' experience in higher education assessment; educational outcomes or assessment experience preferred.

  • Strong ability to collect, analyze, and present data in a cohesive manner to drive data informed recommendations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) required; Power BI preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with survey systems (Qualtrics, Survey Monkey) and statistical methodology and software (i.e. SPSS).

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Experience with academic accreditation processes, preferred

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual/hourly salary range for this position is $87,900 - $92,000. St. John's University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's physical locations at any time.

St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events

Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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