Assistant Director for Assessment

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Accreditation, Institutional Research & Planning, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

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 inclusion.

Required Qualifications

• 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 analysis.
• Experience in curriculum development for educational programs.
• 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.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience analyzing large data sets.
• Advanced quantitative statistical analysis skills and experience.
• 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 Tableau.

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Salary Information


Review Date

October 24, 2021

Additional Information

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 dedicated 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 undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine 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 and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Samantha Buchanan at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: September 28, 2021
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