The Director of Accreditation and Assessment will form a part of the academic administrative team in support of projects aimed at enhancing academic excellence and increasing learning achievement. Under the direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and in collaboration with the academic affairs staff, the Director will work with faculty, administration and students in implementing and evaluating a comprehensive assessment program. The Director will collect, interpret and document data (qualitative and quantitative) in support of teaching, learning and all other academic strategic goals. The Director will develop and evaluate datasets, surveys and other instruments necessary for supporting academic programs and administration. The Director will coordinate all accreditation processes; will maintain awareness and knowledge of industry best practices and develop methods to share knowledge with University community; gather and interpret individual and group IDEA data on instructional effectiveness; other duties as assigned.
• Will coordinate the development of learning outcome programs for the university, individual academic programs, the core curriculum, and all relevant co-curricular activities to meet all Higher Learning Commission (HLC) standards and best practices.
• Will coordinate the assessment of the extent to which the Franciscan charism and magisterial teaching are fully integrated into academic programs, and other relevant activities.
• Will coordinate the assessment of the integration of the university mission into academic programs, and other relevant activities.
• Will facilitate and assist with the development of departmental program level assessment plans.
• Will collect synthesize, and present data on faculty teaching, scholarship, and service and keep track of appraisal norms.
• Will assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures to assess departmental effectiveness and efficiency leading to program development.
• Will assist with and review departmental annual reports.
• Will coordinate and serve as the primary author of all reports and required documents for the Higher Learning Commission and Ohio Board of Regents, and will coordinate special program accreditation needs.
• Will collaborate with the Director of Online Programming to ensure quality of online programs and that all online programs remain in compliance with all federal and state regulations.
• Will coordinate the application for any state approvals desired by FUS.
• Will coordinate all departmental accreditation processes, and will collect and provide the data to assist departments in their achievement of accreditation goals.
• Will actively collaborate with other divisions of the university to facilitate the sharing of data for the advancement of the Mission of the University.
• Will work closely with other members of the Office of Academic Affairs staff to accomplish shared goals.
• Will serve as a peer reviewer, when asked, for assessment and accrediting bodies and organizations.
• Must understand and support the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville.
• Minimum of a Master’s degree, as well as significant experience in measurement, evaluation and statistical analysis – preferably in higher education.
• Strong statistical and analytical skills.
• Excellent interpersonal relationship skills.
• Experience with state of the art assessment tools and resources.
• Must be able to set priorities and meet deadlines.
• Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work with and respond to multiple University constituencies with a collaborative attitude.
• An ability to learn to retrieve and utilize data from the student information system.
• Experience, innovation, expertise, and success in university-level assessment including developing assessment programs, collecting and analyzing data, and developing improvement plans based on assessment.
• Passion for and proven success in collaborating with diverse University constituencies.
• Understand and embrace the Franciscan University of Steubenville mission as the foundation for all academic programs, services, and operations at the University.
• Must have demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills; strong statistical and analytical skills; and the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
Candidates must submit a resume, a list of three references, and a cover letter which demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.
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Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.
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