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Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Location: 

University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Institutional Research, Effect/Planning (10000803)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU > connectu.olemiss.edu

Definition of Class

This position provides leadership in the area of institutional effectiveness by conducting workshops, making presentations, and serving as a consultant to department in their assessment and accreditation work. The incumbent manages systems to facilitate assessment and institutional effectiveness activities and initiatives; designs, conducts, and presents assessment-related research studies and analyses; and works collaboratively with university constituents on continuous improvement, assessment of student learning, institutional and program accreditation standards, and associated activities.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Provides leadership in the area of institutional effectiveness by conducting workshops, making presentations, and serving as a consultant to departments in their assessment and accreditation work.
  • Manages systems to facilitate assessment and institutional effectiveness activities and initiatives.
  • Maintains an effective data collection and reporting system for institutional effectiveness measures and accreditation.
  • Facilitates university institutional effectiveness activities, including training, organizing, and oversight of the process.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations towards enhancing, improving, or innovating outcomes assessment activities within both academic and administrative departments.
  • Designs, conducts, and presents assessment-related research studies and analyses.
  • Coordinates the work of the University Assessment Committee and campus-wide assessment coordinators.
  • Works collaboratively with university constituents, including academic and administrative leaders, on continuous improvement and institutional effectiveness efforts, designing and implementing effective assessment methodologies, institutional and program accreditation standards, and associated activities.
  • Communicates information on national trends and best practices in assessment and institutional effectiveness effectively.
  • Designs, implements, and disseminates results of institutional (e.g. new freshmen and new transfer survey; undergrad and graduate alumni survey) and/or nationally-normed (e.g., NSSE, HERI) surveys.
  • Analyzes results, prepares, interprets, and communicates assessment results to diverse audiences verbally and graphically via multiple media platforms.
  • Serves as a member of various committees and participates in state, regional and national organizations.
  • Facilitates assessment of general education outcomes.
  • Participates actively in the institutional accreditation (SACSCOC) processes.
  • Represents the director in areas of assigned responsibility in his/her absence as requested.
  • Assists with IREP initiatives, institutional research projects, and strategic planning projects as requested.
  • Provides supervision, guidance, feedback and evaluation to assigned staff members.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Provides leadership in the area of institutional effectiveness by conducting workshops, making presentations, and serving as a consultant to departments in their assessment work.
  2. Facilitates university institutional effectiveness activities, including training, organizing, and oversight of the process.
  3. Works collaboratively with university constituents, including academic and administrative leaders, on continuous improvement and institutional effectiveness efforts, designing and implementing effective assessment methodologies, institutional and program accreditation principles, and associated activities.
  4. Coordinates the work of the University Assessment Committee and campus-wide assessment coordinators.

Minimum Education/Experience

Education:
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.

AND

Experience:
Three (3) years of experience related to above described duties.

Substitution Statement: Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

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Background Check Statement

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Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi