The Assistant Director for Assessment is a member of the office of
Assessment and Professional Development. The Assistant Director
reports to the Director of Assessment and Professional Development.
Our team works with all 24 departments and units within Student
Affairs. Our division wide learning goals, the Aspirations for
Student Learning, and diversity, equity and inclusion, drive our
work with Student Affairs departments in the development of goals
and student learning outcomes. We also provide leadership to units
in developing administrative outcomes to measure effectiveness. We
consult with colleagues on how to best measure these outcomes and
make data informed decisions. We also support departments in
strategic planning, program review process, and mission, goal, and
outcome development. We assist with university accreditation, and
provide leadership to several efforts to help our colleagues better
understand the student experience here at Virginia Tech. The
assistant director will focus on assessment education and
consultation, administration of assessment processes, and lead data
collection and analysis efforts all through the lens of equity and
• Master's degree in higher education/student affairs, educational
research, or related field.
• Full time experience working in a higher education setting.
• Demonstrated knowledge of assessment and evaluation; planning,
data collection, reporting.
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with experience
incorporating into assessment.
• Experience with quantitative and qualitative data collection and
• Experience in curriculum development for educational
• Experience with event planning and management.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of faculty,
student affairs professionals, and students.
• Experience analyzing large data sets.
• Advanced quantitative statistical analysis skills and
• Experience with Anthology platforms.
• Experience in coordination and collaboration with internal and
external partners in assessment matters.
• Experience with data visualization.
• Experience with Power BI or another data analytics tool such as
October 24, 2021
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal
conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination
or receive approval
from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical
condition or sincerely held religious belief.
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim
(That I May Serve),
Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a
hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be
leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution
that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the
world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community
to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more
than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000
undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight
, a school of
, a veterinary
college, Graduate School
, and Honors College
. The university
has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus
in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in
Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices
. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech
conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including
pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic
information, national origin, political affiliation, race,
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