Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Director of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness

  • 02 Mar 2017 9:17 AM
    Message # 4643422
    Anonymous

    Heidelberg University, located in Tiffin, Ohio, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness in the Academic Affairs division. 

    Heidelberg University offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and professional education programs with the mission of personal, intellectual, and professional development, leading to a life of purpose with distinction. Heidelberg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. 

    Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, the Director of Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness will lead 1) the development and implementation of effective assessment tools in support of departmental learning objectives, accreditation needs, and university wide academic and curricular development, and 2) institutional research with an internal and external evaluation, including market research, in support of the University’s Strategic Action Plan. The Director will encourage a culture of evidence throughout the University and will contribute to Heidelberg’s transformation, improvement and growth by playing a key role in developing assessment tools, data collection and analysis, and interpretation of analysis to facilitate strategic planning and academic program development. This full-time position will be the central point of contact for departmental, institutional and external data analysis and reporting to allow for continued assessment of institutional effectiveness. 

    The successful candidate will have experience and qualifications, including: • An advanced degree and two (2) to four (4) years of successful relevant experience including quantitative and qualitative research methods and statistics. A Ph.D. in statistics, education, social science, business, or other related field and / or experience with predictive modeling software and managing a data warehouse for institutional analytics is preferred. Bachelor’s degree and related experience in recruiting and / or admissions. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Strong organizational skills • Technology skills to utilize word processing, spreadsheets, statistical analysis, reporting, and presentation software proficiently. • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. • Adept at multitasking while accurately attending to detail. • Able to work independently. • Enjoys working with people. 

    In addition, the ideal candidate will model Heidelberg University’s core values of integrity, honesty, humility, transparency, respectfulness, diversity, caring, loyalty, and accountability in all work. For consideration, or to obtain additional information, please visit www.heidelberg.edu/careers. Review of candidates will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position has been filled. 

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