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Director of Assessment

Rhode Island College
Rhode Island, United States
$88,784.00 - $88,784.00
Posted Date
Jun 24, 2022

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Director of Assessment

Academic Affairs

Rhode Island College


Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Director of Assessment. This is a full-time, calendar year, continuing position


This position is an exciting opportunity to lead and support the practices of assessment and continuous improvement in a collaborative and engaged culture of undergraduate and graduate programs in the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development (FSEHD). The Director of Assessment serves as the data liaison between FSEHD faculty, the RIC Office of Institutional Assessment and external stakeholders, including the Rhode Island Department of Education. The Director of Assessment provides leadership for continuous improvement across the FSEHD through collaboration with colleagues in designing and implementing evaluation systems for programs and student learning. The Director of Assessment utilizes large data sets relative to the work of FSEHD candidates to support program improvement, and also supports program faculty and professional staff with assessment processes and documentation required for accreditation and approval at state and national level. Working closely with the FSEHD Dean, the Director of Assessment will help support grant-related activities. The Director of Assessment’s duties are shaped by the FSEHD mission with particular attention to data informed by equity, access, and quality measures.


Since its founding in 1854, Rhode Island college (RIC) has been delivering a low-cost, high-quality education in innovative ways. As Rhode island’s first institution of public higher education, RIC has grown from its origins in teacher preparation to becoming a leading regional comprehensive college, with particular strengths in teacher preparation, social work, nursing, business, stem, and liberal arts disciplines. With the goal of preparing students to be engaged citizens, as well as meeting state and regional needs for today’s workforce and tomorrow’s leaders, RIC ensures that students have the support, skills, and opportunities necessary to learn and thrive. It offers an extraordinary collegiate experience with top-notch academic programs, active learning in the classroom, significant experiential learning opportunities beyond the classroom, and state-of-the-art facilities. The Feinstein school of education and human development (FSEHD) annually enrolls 1,000 students in undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, including over 20 teacher preparation programs. as a leading regional public college, RIC is valued for accessible, affordable, high-impact programs and educational practices that prepare Rhode island’s diverse population. We are known for our work reaching students from all walks of life, including first generation college students, students with disabilities, veterans, and minority groups. Of note, with more than 25% of Rhode Island college students self-identifying as Latinx or Hispanic, RIC recently received federal recognition as a Hispanic serving institution (HSI).


Required qualifications:

  • Earned master’s or doctorate in Education, statistics or related field with relevant experience.
  • Strong background in assessment and evaluation
  • Familiarity with assessment programs such as Chalk & Wire (Anthology)
  • Expertise in both quantitative and qualitative approaches to evaluation and assessment
  • Ability to effectively present data in graphical format
  • Skills in designing, administering, and analyzing assessment instruments (e.g., rubrics, test blueprints, and alumni surveys)


Preferred qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Education or related field with relevant experience
  • At least three years’ administrative experience at the college/university level.
  • Bilingual


Application deadline: 7/14/2022


Proposed starting salary: $88,784


For a full job description, which includes additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.


As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.


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