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Assistant Director of Assessment

Position Deleted on 4/21/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Binghamton, NY
Admin - Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$55,000 to $65,000 USD Per Year
The primary responsibility of the position is to oversee the ongoing evaluation of student learning as well as operational objectives and to ensure program improvement and accreditation compliance. The successful candidate will work cooperatively with faculty and administrators across the university to advance assessment and evaluation efforts. As a member of the professional staff, this individual will assist in the implementation of assessment activities in institutional-level projects. The successful candidate will coordinate and further develop plans, strategies and methods for the assessment of student learning outcomes, operational objectives and project evaluation. These activities include developing assessment workshops and other meaningful experiences that support institutional effectiveness goals, analyzing assessment data and reporting assessment and evaluation results to internal and external stakeholders. Other related assessment and evaluation activities will be assigned as required.

The position reports to the Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness and provides support to the OIRA team.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in an appropriate discipline/field (educational research, educational psychology, higher education administration, statistics, etc)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of assessment and evaluation
  • One - three years of experience in outcomes assessment and related activities within a higher education setting
  • Experience using qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • Experience using statistical software (SAS, SPSS, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a collaborative and transparent manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sensitivity to issues of diversity in a university community
  • Awareness of challenges in fostering an institution-wide culture and commitment to assessment
  • Ability to work well in a diverse, collegial and consultative team environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Earned doctoral degree from a regionally accredited college or university in an appropriate discipline/field (educational research, educational psychology, higher education, statistics, etc.)
  • Higher education teaching and/or research experience
  • Experience using survey software (Qualtrics) and assessment and planning software (WEAVEonline, TracDat, etc.)
Additional Information:
Note: Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Sponsorship for U.S. employment purposes is not available for this position.
Salary will commensurate with experience.
The State University of New York at Binghamton (Binghamton University) complies with applicable Federal and State laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.It is the policy of the University that no person on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or Vietnam-era veteran status shall be discriminated against in employment.
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